κύριος

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From κῦρος (kûros, supremacy) +‎ -ιος (-ios, adjective suffix), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱewH- (to swell, spread out, be strong, prevail). Cognate with κύω (kúō), Old Irish cīar (dark), Proto-Slavic *śěrъ and Proto-Germanic *hairaz.

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κύριος (kúriosm (feminine κῡρίᾱ, neuter κῡ́ριον); 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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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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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek κύριος (kúrios).

Noun[edit]

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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  • (abbreviation) κ. (k.)
  • (abbreviation) κος (kos)

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Adjective[edit]

κύριος (kýriosm (feminine κύρια, neuter κύριο)

  1. main, principal, most important

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