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Naomi

[ ney-oh-mee, -mahy, ney-oh-mahy, -mee ]
/ neɪˈoʊ mi, -maɪ, ˈneɪ oʊˌmaɪ, -ˌmi /
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noun

the mother-in-law of Ruth and the great-grandmother of David. Ruth 1.
a female given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “pleasant.”

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Naomi
/ (ˈneɪəmɪ) /

noun

Old Testament the mother-in-law of Ruth (Ruth 1:2)Douay spelling: Noemi
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