tiran

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Asturian[edit]

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tiran

  1. third-person plural present subjunctive of tirar

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From Latin tyrannus (monarch, ruler; tyrant), itself from Ancient Greek τύραννος (túrannos, tyrant)

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tiran m (plural tirannen, diminutive tirannetje n)

  1. (historical) tyrant, absolute ruler of an Ancient polis
  2. (commonly) tyrant, despotic ruler
    Tirannen van Caligula tot Ceaucescu hebben grillen, wreedheid en grootheidswaan gemeen
    Tyrants from Caligula to Ceaucescu have whims, cruelty and megalomania in common
  3. (figuratively) forceful oppressor, in any context

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek τύραννος (túrannos, tyrant), through French tyran or Russian тиран (tiran).

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tiran m (plural tiranifeminine equivalent tirană)

  1. tyrant

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Spanish[edit]

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tiran

  1. Third-person plural (ellos, ellas, also used with ustedes?) present indicative form of tirar.
  2. (used formally in Spain) Second-person plural present indicative form of tirar.