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κύριος

See also: Κύριος

Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

κύριος (kúriosm, 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 (kúrios) (genitive κυρίου) m, second declension

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

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GreekEdit

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 (kýria), neuter: κύριο (kýrio)

  1. main, principal, most important

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