κύριος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

κῡ́ριος ‎(kū́rios) (genitive κυρίου); m, second declension

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

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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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Synonyms[edit]

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

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Adjective[edit]

κύριος ‎(kýriosm,  feminine: κύρια (kýria), neuter: κύριο (kýrio)

  1. main, principal, most important

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