Alexius

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin Alexius, from Ancient Greek Ἀλέξιος (Aléxios) or Ἄλεξις (Álexis, helper, defender).

Proper noun[edit]

Alexius

  1. A male given name from Ancient Greek.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἀλέξιος (Aléxios) or Ἄλεξις (Álexis, helper, defender), from the verb ἀλέξω (aléxō, guard, protect).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Alexius m sg (genitive Alexiī or Alexī); second declension

  1. a male given name from Ancient Greek

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Alexius
Genitive Alexiī
Alexī1
Dative Alexiō
Accusative Alexium
Ablative Alexiō
Vocative Alexī

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

Descendants[edit]

  • Albanian: Lesh
  • Catalan: Aleix
  • French: Alexis
  • Italian: Alessio
  • Portuguese: Aleixo
  • Sicilian: Alesciu
  • Spanish: Alejo