Definitions for cherubˈtʃɛr əb; ˈtʃɛr ə bɪm, -yʊ bɪm
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
cher•ub*ˈtʃɛr əb; ˈtʃɛr ə bɪm, -yʊ bɪm(n.)(pl.)cher•ubs; cher•u•bim
a celestial being. Gen. 3:24; Ezek. 1, 10.
a member of the second order of angels, often represented as a winged child.
a person, esp. a child, with a sweet, chubby face.
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Origin of cherub:
bef. 900; OE c(h)erubin, cerubim (all sing.) < L cherūbim < Gk < Heb kərūbhīm (pl.)
a sweet innocent baby
an angel of the second order whose gift is knowledge; usually portrayed as a winged child
A winged creature represented over 90 times in the Bible as attending on God, later seen as the second highest order of angels, ranked above thrones and below seraphim. First mention is in Genesis 3:24
A statue or other depiction of such a being, typically in the form of a winged child.
A person, especially a child, seen as being particularly innocent or angelic.
Origin: Ultimately from כרוב
a mysterious composite being, the winged footstool and chariot of the Almighty, described in Ezekiel i. and x
a symbolical winged figure of unknown form used in connection with the mercy seat of the Jewish Ark and Temple
one of a order of angels, variously represented in art. In European painting the cherubim have been shown as blue, to denote knowledge, as distinguished from the seraphim (see Seraph), and in later art the children's heads with wings are generally called cherubs
a beautiful child; -- so called because artists have represented cherubs as beautiful children
Translations for cherub
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
an angel with wings and the plump face and body of a child.
- ملاك مَلاك ذو أجْنِحَهArabic
- querubimPortuguese (BR)
- cherubín, andělíčekCzech
- der CherubGerman
- englebarn; kerubDanish
- فرشته کوچک بالدار با گونه های گلگونFarsi
- फरिश्ता, देवदूतHindi
- anđeo, kerubinCroatian
- basunengel, kjerubNorwegian
- فرشته کوچک بالدار با گونه های گلگونPersian
- مقربه ملائكه: ښكلى ماشومPashto
- kanatlı çocuk yüzlü melekTurkish
- 小天使Chinese (Trad.)
- کروبی ، فرشتہUrdu
- tiểu thiên sứVietnamese
- 小天使，胖娃娃Chinese (Simp.)
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