Cyprus

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Via Latin Cyprus, from Ancient Greek Κύπρος (Kúpros).

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Cyprus

  1. A country in the Middle East or Southeastern Europe, in the Mediterranean Sea. Official name: Republic of Cyprus. Member state of the European Union since 2004.
  2. Island between Europe and the Middle East, in the Mediterranean Sea.

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Cyprus (uncountable)

  1. (historical, textiles) A thin, translucent, usually black fabric, a kind of crape.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Latin Cyprus, from Ancient Greek Κύπρος (Kúpros). This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsi.prʏs/
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  • Hyphenation: Cy‧prus

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Cyprus n

  1. Cyprus

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  • Indonesian: Siprus

Latin[edit]

Latin Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Κύπρος (Kúpros)

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Cyprus m sg (genitive Cyprī); second declension

  1. Cyprus

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun, with locative, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Cyprus
Genitive Cyprī
Dative Cyprō
Accusative Cyprum
Ablative Cyprō
Vocative Cypre
Locative Cyprī

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References[edit]

  • Cyprus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Cyprus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette