κύριος

See also: Κύριος

Ancient GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • κύρις (later Greek)
  • κῦρις (later Greek)
  • κῦρρος (Thessalian)

EtymologyEdit

From κῦρος "supremacy," from Proto-Indo-European *ḱēw-, *ḱwā- (to swell, spread out, be strong, prevail).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

κύριος (kuriosm, κυρία f, κύριον n; 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

κύριος (kurios) (genitive κυρίου) m, second declension

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

InflectionEdit

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GreekEdit

NounEdit

κύριος (kýriosm (plural κύριοι)

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

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit

AdjectiveEdit

κύριος (kýriosm,  feminine: κύρια (kýria), neuter: κύριο (kýrio)

  1. main, principal, most important

DeclensionEdit

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