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Meaning of Alice Cullen
by graygale (graygale)
at June 8th, 2009 (02:57 pm)
calm

current location: Living Room
current mood: calm
current song: Everything Is Not What It Seems by Selena Gomez


Mary: Mara (Hungarian, Polish, Russian), Maria (Corsican, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, German, Greek, Icelandic, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, Scandinavian), Marie (Czech, French, German)

Meaning: Bitterness; or Sea of bitterness

 

Mary is a feminine given name, the English form of the name Maria. The usual meaning given by various sources for the name is the Hebrew “bitterness.” Other meanings suggested include “sea of bitterness,” “rebelliousness,” or “wished for child,” “Our Lady,” or “beloved lady,” referring to the Christian reverence for the Virgin Mary. The name could also be a name of Egyptian origin, perhaps from the word elements mry, meaning “beloved,” or mr, meaning “love.” The name was also considered in the Middle Ages to be connected to the sea and the word mare, as in the term Stella Maris, or “star of the sea,"

 

It is of Latin origin, and its meaning is “star of the sea.” Saint Jerome associated the Virgin’s name with the Latin phrase “stella maris.” Other possible meanings are (Hebrew) “wished for child,” “rebellion,” or “sea of bitterness.”
 

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Alice: Adelaide (French, Portuguese) Ali (English), Alisa (Russian), Alissa (English), Lyssa (English)

Meaning: Sweet, truth, noble; Of the nobility

 

Alice is a feminine given name used primarily in English and Italian. It is a shortened form of the Old French Adelais, which is derived from the Germanic name Adalheidis, from the Germanic word elements adal, meaning noble and heid, meaning type.

 

 

It is of Old German origin, and its meaning is “noble, exalted.”

 

Alice is Greek, which means “she who tells the truth.”

 

 

Mary Alice Brandon—Alice Whitlock—Alice Cullen

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Meaning of Elizabeth Mason
by graygale (graygale)
at June 1st, 2009 (10:30 pm)
nerdy

current location: Living Room
current mood: nerdy
current song: None


Elizabeth:

 

Bess (English), Beth (English), Ealasaid (Scottish, Gaelic), Elspeth (Scottish, Hebrew), Ilse (Dutch, German), Isabel (English, Portuguese, Spanish, Latin, Catalan, Provençal), Liesa (German), Liesel (Germen), Lieschen (German), Lisette (French), Liz (English), Lizzy (English)

 

Meaning: Consecrated to God

 

Elizabeth comes from the Hebrew word “Elisheba.” Elisheba means “devoted to God.

 

Elizabeth is a feminine given name derived from the Greek Elisabet, which is a form of Hebrew name, Elisheva, meaning, “God is my oath” or “God is my abundance.”

 

Elizabeth is meaning is ‘God is perfection’

 
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Mason:

Meaning: Stone worker, bricklayer, to make

 

The name Mason comes from the English origin. The meaning of the name is, “Worker in stone.”

 

The surname, Mason refers to the occupation of someone who builds with stone, brick, or concrete. The name derived from the French, “macon,” meaning “stone worker,” or “bricklayer,” which stemmed from the Old English, “macian,” meaning, “to make.”

 
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Elizabeth Mason: she was Edward’s mother from when he was human. She died from the Spanish Influenza and her last wish was for Dr. Cullen to save her son’s life.

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Meaning of Isabella "Bella" Marie Swan
by graygale (graygale)
at June 8th, 2009 (04:22 pm)
nerdy

current location: Living Room
current mood: nerdy
current song: None


Mary: Marie (Czech, French, German)

Meaning: Bitterness; or Sea of bitterness

 

Marie is the French variant of Mary.

 

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Isabel:

 

Isabelle (French, English, German), Isabella (Hebrew, English, Italian, Spanish, Swedish, Dutch),
Ishbel (Scottish), Isa (Spanish, Portuguese, Italian), Elizabeth (Hebrew), Bella (Italian), Bell (English)

 

Meaning: My God is a vow; God is my oath; God’s promise

 

 

The Italian version of Isabella was derived from Isabel (Latin origin). In Spanish, the name is a variant form of Elizabeth. Elizabeth is derived from the Hebrew name Elisheva meaning “God is my oath.”

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Bella:

 

Isabella (English, Italian, Spanish, Swedish), Isabelle (English, French, German)

Meaning: Beautiful

 

The name Bella is mainly used in Italian and in English. In Hebrew Bella means “Devoted to God,” or “my God is a vow,” in Hungary it means “intelligent,” in Latin “yielding to prayer,” in Spanish and Italian “beautiful,” and in Russian “white.

 

 

Isabella “Bella” Marie Swan—Bella Cullen

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Swan:

 

Scottish and English: from Middle English, ‘swan,’ hence a nickname for a person noted for purity or excellence (which were taken to be attributes of the swan), or resembling a swan in some other way.
Variant: Swain (English) 

 

graygale [userpic]
by graygale (graygale)
at May 30th, 2009 (04:09 pm)
curious

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current mood: curious
current song: None


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Edward's human family; his mother and father

graygale [userpic]
Subjects for Twilight Drabbles
by graygale (graygale)
at May 31st, 2009 (06:56 pm)
working

current location: Living Room
current mood: working
current song: None

 

  • Marriage
  • First kiss
  • Birthday
  • Anniversary
  • Birth
  • Funeral
  • Sweet sixteen
  • Party

     
  • Preparations
     
  • Rain
  • Snow
  • Cold
  • Damp
  • Warm
  • Hot
  • Seasons
  • Storm
  • Thunder
  • Lightening
  • Drizzle
  • Dawn
  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Bedtime
  • Moon
  • Moonlight
  • Stars
  • Sun
  • Sunlight
  • Midnight
  • Flower: Roses/Freesias
  • Trees
  • Garden

  • Out of Forks
  • Out of the woods
  • Seattle
  • Italy
  • Museum
  • School
  • Library
  • Hospital
  • Beach
  • Hotel
  • Church
  • A change of scenery
  • Park

  • Run away
  • Colors
  • Confession/Revelations
  • Hidden
  • Realize
  • Lucky
  • Royalty
  • Disguise


     


Quotes

 

  • Thou art to me a delicious torment-Ralph Waldo Emmerson
  • If you don't know where you are going, any road will get you there."--Lewis Caroll
  • Murphy's Law: If something can go wrong, it will
  • Almost doesn't count
  • When you were sleeping
  • TGIF: Thank God it's Friday
  • To love someone
  • The last dance
  • Wishing only wounds the heart
  • Love is worth forgiving for
  • No good deed goes unpunished


Jewels

  • Diamond
  • Pearl
  • Gold
  • Ruby
  • Emerald
  • Sapphire
  • Jade
  • Silver
  • Platinum
  • Steel
  • Tin
  • Bronze
  • Copper
  • Coral
  • Ivory

 

  •  Pain
  • Sore
  • Sick
  • Broken
  • Distrust
  • Haunted
  • Forgive
  • Lost
  • Regret
  • Cut

  • Horror
  • Monster
  • Nightmare
  • Vampire
  • Killer
  • Psycho
  • Death
  • Bleeding
  • Blood
  • Grave
  • Zombie
  • Stalker

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