English-Swedish translation of antediluvian

Translation of the word antediluvian from english to swedish, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

antediluvian in Swedish

religionadjective antediluviansk
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Definitions of antediluvian
1. antediluvian - any of the early patriarchs who lived prior to the Noachian deluge
  patriarch a man who is older and higher in rank than yourself
1. antediluvian - of or relating to the period before the biblical flood; "antediluvian man"
2. antediluvian - so extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier period; "a ramshackle antediluvian tenement"; "antediluvian ideas"; "archaic laws"
  antiquated, archaic
  old of a very early stage in development; "Old English is also called Anglo Saxon"; "Old High German is High German from the middle of the 9th to the end of the 11th century"
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The antediluvian (or pre-diluvian) period - meaning ""before the deluge"" - is the period referred to in the Bible between the Creation of the Earth and the Deluge (flood). The story takes up chapters 1-6 (excluding the flood narrative) of Genesis. In popular culture, the term is used to refer to any ancient and murky period.

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