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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), Latin cumulus & cavus, .

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AdjectiveEdit

κῡ́ρῐος (kū́riosm (feminine κῡρῐ́ᾱ, neuter κῡ́ρῐον); 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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NounEdit

κῡ́ριος (kū́riosm (genitive κῡρίου); second declension

  1. lord, master, guardian, ruler, owner
  2. sir
  3. Greek translation of the Tetragrammaton in the Septuagint

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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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