Assyria

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Assyria, from Ancient Greek Ἀσσυρία ‎(Assuría), from Akkadian 𒀸𒋗𒁺𐎹 ‎(Aššūrāyu), from 𒀸𒋩 ‎(Aššur, Assur), its original capital.

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Assyria

  1. a Semitic Akkadian kingdom, extant as a nation state from the mid–23rd century BC to 608 BC centred on the Upper Tigris river, in northern Mesopotamia (present day northern Iraq), that came to rule regional empires a number of times through history

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἀσσυρία ‎(Assuría), from Akkadian 𒀸𒋗𒁺𐎹 ‎(Aššūrāyu), from 𒀸𒋩 ‎(Aššur, Assur), its original capital.

Proper noun[edit]

Assyria f ‎(genitive Assyriae); first declension

  1. Assyria (ancient kingdom and subsequent Roman province)

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First declension.

Number Singular
nominative Assyria
genitive Assyriae
dative Assyriae
accusative Assyriam
ablative Assyriā
vocative Assyria

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Assyria f

  1. obsolete spelling of Assíria (used in Portugal until September 1911 and died out in Brazil during the 1920s).