Darius

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Borrowing from Latin Darius, from Ancient Greek Δαρεῖος(Dareîos), from Old Persian 𐎭𐎠𐎼𐎹𐎺𐎢𐏁(Dārayavauš, Upholder of good).

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Darius

  1. Name of several kings in Achaemenid dynasty of Persia, 6th to 4th century BCE.
    • 1611, Bible (KJV), Daniel 5:31::
      And Darius the Median took the kingdom, being about threescore and two years old.
  2. A male given name.

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Δαρεῖος(Dareîos), from Old Persian 𐎭𐎠𐎼𐎹𐎺𐎢𐏁(Dārayava(h)uš).

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Dārīus

  1. Darius