Δαρεῖος

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Ancient Greek[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Old Persian 𐎭𐎠𐎼𐎹𐎢𐏁(Dārayauš), shortened form of 𐎭𐎠𐎼𐎹𐎺𐎢𐏁(Dārayava(h)uš)

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Proper noun[edit]

Δᾱρεῖος ‎(Dāreîosm ‎(genitive Δᾱρείου); second declension

  1. Darius
    • 430 BCE – 354 BCE, Xenophon, Anabasis 1.1.1
      Δαρείου καὶ Παρυσάτιδος γίγνονται παῖδες δύο, πρεσβύτερος μὲν Ἀρταξέρξης, νεώτερος δὲ Κῦρος.
      Darius and Parysatis had two sons born to them: the older was Artaxerxes, the younger Cyrus.

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]