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EtymologyEdit

From Latin Syria, from Ancient Greek Συρία (Suría), ultimately from Akkadian 𒀸𒋩 (Aššur, Assur) and hence originally synonymous to Assyria.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɪɹi.ə/
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  • Rhymes: -ɪɹiə

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Syria

  1. A country in the Middle East. Official name: Syrian Arab Republic.
  2. (historical) An Ancient Roman province between 64 BCE and 135 CE.

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EtymologyEdit

From the Ancient Greek Συρίᾱ (Suríā, Syria).

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Sȳria f sg (genitive Sȳriae); first declension

  1. Syria (region in the ancient Near East, loosely corresponding to modern Syria)
  2. (transferred sense) Assyria
  3. (New Latin) Syria (modern country)

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Sȳria
Genitive Sȳriae
Dative Sȳriae
Accusative Sȳriam
Ablative Sȳriā
Vocative Sȳria

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ReferencesEdit

  • Sȳrĭa in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Syria in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • Syria in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[2]
    • Syria in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
    • Syria in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly

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    Syria

    1. Syria

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    Syria

    1. Syria

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    Syria f

    1. Syria

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    PortugueseEdit

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    Syria f

    1. Obsolete spelling of Síria