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 *ḱēw-, *ḱwā-(to swell, spread out, be strong, prevail). Cognates are Old Irish cīar(dark), Proto-Slavic *śěrъ and Proto-Germanic *hairaz.

PronunciationEdit

 

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

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

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)

DeclensionEdit

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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