guardian spirit, guardian angel(noun)
an angel believed to have special affection for a particular individual
A spirit believed to protect and to guide a particular person.
Origin: guardian + angel
A guardian angel is an angel assigned to protect and guide a particular person or group. Belief in guardian angels can be traced throughout all antiquity. The concept of tutelary angels and their hierarchy was extensively developed in Christianity in the 5th century by Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite. The theology of angels and tutelary spirits has undergone many refinements since the 400s. Belief in both the East and the West is that guardian angels serve to protect whichever person God assigns them to, and present prayer to God on that person's behalf.
The numerical value of guardian angel in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of guardian angel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I always say he was our family's first guardian angel.
One should not stand at the foot of a sick person's bed, because that place is reserved for the guardian angel.
A lot of people were on the floor. They were injured, i think I was lucky, I was very lucky. I think I have a guardian angel somewhere.
The past becomes our second personality. It is our intrinsic safety code, irrespective of a potential love-hate relationship. It may become our guardian angel and protect us from a bleak blind alley, since it knows that “we” know and we know the colors of its cards. Experience is a tough master and knows the tricks of the trade. It teaches us how to play. ( " Not without the past" )
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Translations for guardian angel
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- ملاك حارسArabic
- anděl strážný, anděl strážceCzech
- ángel protectorSpanish
- فرشته نگهبانPersian
- ange gardienFrench
- aingeal coimhdeachtaIrish
- પાલક દેવદૂતGujarati
- պահապան հրեշտակArmenian
- angelo custodeItalian
- 수호천사, 수호 천사Korean
- angelus custōsLatin
- engelbewaarder, beschermengelDutch
- skytsengelNorwegian Nynorsk
- diyin naalʼaʼí naa áhályánígííNavajo, Navaho
- Anioł StróżPolish
- anjo da guardaPortuguese
- înger păzitorRomanian
- анђео чувар, anđeo čuvarSerbo-Croatian
- காவல் தேவதைTamil
- koruyucu melekTurkish
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