Cyrus

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Cȳrus, from Ancient Greek Κῦρος (Kûros), from Old Persian 𐎤𐎢𐎽𐎢𐏁 (kuruš). As a saints' name it has been identified by folk etymology with Ancient Greek κύριος (kúrios, lord).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsaɪɹəs/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aɪɹəs

Proper noun[edit]

Cyrus

  1. An ancient king of Persia, Cyrus the Great.
  2. A male given name from Old Persian.
  3. A surname​.

Translations[edit]

References[edit]

  • Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: A Concise Dictionary of First Names. Oxford University Pres 2001.

Anagrams[edit]


Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Cyrus, from Latin Cyrus, from Ancient Greek Κῦρος (Kûros), from Old Persian 𐎤𐎢𐎽𐎢𐏁 (kuruš).

Proper noun[edit]

Cyrus

  1. Cyrus, an ancient king of Persia
  2. a male given name from Old Persian

Latin[edit]

View of the river

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Κῦρος (Kûros).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Cȳrus m sg (genitive Cȳrī); second declension

  1. Cyrus
  2. (rivers) Kura

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Cȳrus
Genitive Cȳrī
Dative Cȳrō
Accusative Cȳrum
Ablative Cȳrō
Vocative Cȳre

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

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