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- (General American) IPA(key): /kɔɹˈniliəs/
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /kɔːˈniːlɪəs/
- Hyphenation: Cor‧ne‧lius
- A male given name from Latin.
- 1611, The Holy Bible, […] (King James Version), London: […] Robert Barker, […], →OCLC, Acts 10:1-2:
- There was a certain man in Cesarea called Cornelius, a centurion of the band called the Italian band, A devout man, and one that feared God with all his house, which gave much alms to the people, and prayed to God alway.
- Name of early Christian saints with a medieval cult in the Low Countries. The name has remained rather rare in English.
- Cornelius has been used as an anglicization of Conchobhar in Ireland.
- feminine form: Cornelia
male given name
Possibly related to cornū (“horn”).
- (Classical) IPA(key): /korˈneː.li.us/, [kɔrˈneːlʲiʊs̠]
- (modern Italianate Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /korˈne.li.us/, [korˈnɛːlius]
- An old Roman gens name.
1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).