See also: Κύριος

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Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From κῦρος (kûros, supremacy) +‎ -ιος (-ios, adjective suffix), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱewH- (to swell, spread out, be strong, prevail). Cognate with κύω (kúō), Old Irish cīar (dark), Proto-Slavic *śěrъ and Proto-Germanic *hairaz.

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AdjectiveEdit

κύριος (kúriosm (feminine κῡρία, neuter κῡ́ριον); first/second declension

  1. (of people): ruling, governing, having power
  2. (of things): decisive, critical, authorized, valid, legal, entitled
  3. (of times): fixed, set, appointed
  4. (of language): literal
  5. main, major, primary, principal

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κῡ́ριος (kū́riosm (genitive κῡρίου); second declension

  1. lord, master, guardian, ruler, owner
  2. sir
  3. Greek translation of יהוה in LXX

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek κύριος (kúrios).

NounEdit

κύριος (kýriosm (plural κύριοι)

  1. mister (title conferred on an adult male)
  2. master (someone who has control over something or someone)
  3. sir (an address to any male)

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SynonymsEdit

  • (abbreviation) κ. (k.)
  • (abbreviation) κος (kos)

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AdjectiveEdit

κύριος (kýriosm (feminine κύρια, neuter κύριο)

  1. main, principal, most important

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