Assyria

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Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing 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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Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑsːyːriɑ/, [ˈɑs̠ːyːˌriɑ]
  • Syllabification: as‧syy‧ri‧a

Proper noun[edit]

Assyria

  1. Assyria (Semitic Accadian kingdom)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Assyria (Kotus type 12/kulkija, no gradation)
nominative Assyria
genitive Assyrian
partitive Assyriaa
illative Assyriaan
singular plural
nominative Assyria
accusative nom. Assyria
gen. Assyrian
genitive Assyrian
partitive Assyriaa
inessive Assyriassa
elative Assyriasta
illative Assyriaan
adessive Assyrialla
ablative Assyrialta
allative Assyrialle
essive Assyriana
translative Assyriaksi
instructive
abessive Assyriatta
comitative
Possessive forms of Assyria (type kulkija)
possessor singular plural
1st person Assyriani Assyriamme
2nd person Assyriasi Assyrianne
3rd person Assyriansa

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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Assyria f sg (genitive Assyriae); first declension

  1. Assyria (ancient kingdom and subsequent Roman province)

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Assyria
Genitive Assyriae
Dative Assyriae
Accusative Assyriam
Ablative Assyriā
Vocative Assyria

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References[edit]

  • Assyria in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Assyria in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Assyria in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[1]
  • Assyria in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Assyria in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly

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Assyria

  1. Assyria

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Assyria

  1. 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).