What does Sinai mean?

Definitions for Sinai
ˈsaɪ naɪ, ˈsaɪ niˌaɪsinai

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Sinai, Mount Sinainoun

    a mountain peak in the southern Sinai Peninsula (7,500 feet high); it is believed to be the peak on which Moses received the Ten Commandments

  2. Sinai, Sinai Desertnoun

    a desert on the Sinai Peninsula in northeastern Egypt

  3. Sinai, Sinai Peninsulanoun

    a peninsula in northeastern Egypt; at north end of Red Sea


  1. Sinainoun

    A peninsula of eastern Egypt, bordering Asia.

  2. Sinainoun

    A mountain located in the Sinai Peninsula; the location where Moses is said to have received the Ten Commandments from God.


  1. sinai

    Sinai can refer to several things: 1) Sinai Peninsula: A triangular peninsula in Northeastern Egypt that connects the continents of Africa and Asia. It is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea, the Red Sea, the Gulf of Suez, and the Gulf of Aqaba. It's historically significant due to its role in various geopolitical and religious events. 2) Mount Sinai: According to the Abrahamic religions - Christianity, Islam, and Judaism, this is the mountain at which the Ten Commandments were given to Moses by God. Its exact location is not known and remains a matter of faith and speculation. 3) Sinai Desert: The desert region in the Sinai Peninsula. 4) Other uses: Sinai can also refer to various institutions, schools, and hospitals named after Sinai Peninsula or Mount Sinai like the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City.


  1. Sinai

    Sinai is a town in Brookings County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 120 at the 2010 census.

Editors Contribution

  1. sinainoun

    From the initial letters closing words of the national amnesty insemination intelligence. 1.) An arid mountainous peninsula in Northeastern Egypt that extends into the Red Sea between the Gulf of Suez and the Gulf of Aqaba. It was occupied by Israel between 1967 and 1982. In the south is Mount Sinai, where, according to the Bible, Moses received the Ten Commandments (The Torah).

    Sinai is the Mountain of the Most High Elyon.

    Etymology: Mount

    Submitted by Tehorah_Elyon on November 15, 2023  

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. SINAI

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Sinai is ranked #55841 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Sinai surname appeared 367 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Sinai.

    77.9% or 286 total occurrences were White.
    11.1% or 41 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    4.3% or 16 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    3.2% or 12 total occurrences were Black.
    3.2% or 12 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sinai in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sinai in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Sinai in a Sentence

  1. Andrew Ansbro:

    I had a chest cold. It was actually in the middle of the summer, and when they looked at my pulminary function numbers, they were extremely low, and they suggested that I go to Mount Sinai and get a full work-up, where they gave me a whole battery of tests.

  2. Oren Kessler:

    The Egyptian government sees The Egyptian government squeezed between the Islamic State or The Egyptian government local affiliate in the Sinai Peninsula and then another Islamic State affiliate on the western border with Libya, while at the same time, they are dealing with unrest and dissatisfaction from the Muslim Brotherhood from across the country.

  3. Hamza Abu Shanab:

    It may complicate it, but it will not stop it, The army's crackdown is fuelling hatred among residents of Sinai. Unfortunately, the impact is being felt in Gaza, whose people are paying the price for an internal struggle.

  4. Yoram Schweitzer:

    Egypt sees Hamas as part of the Muslim Brotherhood which they see as their venomous enemy, they see Hamas playing a significant role in the hardship Egypt is enduring from the Sinai and they know that Hamas enables people from these organizations to find refuge in Gaza. They see Hamas as somebody who needs to be removed from power.

  5. Yoav Mordechai:

    We know that Hamas, and I have verified information, that Hamas in Gaza is assisting ISIS Sinai Province both in organization and armaments.

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