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Na⋅o⋅mi  /neɪˈoʊmi, -maɪ, ˈneɪoʊˌmaɪ, -ˌmi/ (ney-oh-mee, -mahy, ney-oh-mahy, -mee)

1. the mother-in-law of Ruth and the great-grandmother of David.

2. a female given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “pleasant.”

Word Origin & History

Naomi

fem. proper name, biblical mother-in-law of Ruth, from Heb. Na'omi, lit. "my delight," from no'am "pleasantness, delightfulness," from stem of na'em "was pleasant, was lovely."
Naomi is my pleasantness.
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