Syria

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See also: Sýria

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English Sirie, from Latin Sȳria, from Ancient Greek Σῠρῐ́ᾱ (Suríā), ultimately from Akkadian 𒀸𒋩 (Aššur, Assur) and hence originally synonymous to Assyria.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: sĭrʹē-ə, IPA(key): /ˈsɪɹi.ə/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Syr‧ia
  • Rhymes: -ɪɹiə

Proper noun[edit]

Syria

  1. A country in Western Asia. Official name: Syrian Arab Republic.
  2. (historical) An Ancient Roman province between 64 BCE and 135 CE.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from the Ancient Greek Συρίᾱ (Suríā, Syria).

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Proper noun[edit]

Syria f sg (genitive Syriae); first declension

  1. Syria (region in the ancient Near East, loosely corresponding to modern Syria)
  2. (transferred sense) Assyria
  3. (New Latin) Syria (modern country)

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular
Nominative Syria
Genitive Syriae
Dative Syriae
Accusative Syriam
Ablative Syriā
Vocative Syria

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Descendants[edit]

  • Asturian: Siria
  • Catalan: Síria
  • French: Syrie
  • Irish: An tSiria
  • Italian: Siria
  • Portuguese: Síria
  • Spanish: Siria

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Proper noun[edit]

Syria

  1. Syria

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
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Proper noun[edit]

Syria

  1. Syria

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Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Proper noun[edit]

Syria f

  1. Syria

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nouns
adjective

Further reading[edit]

  • Syria in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • Syria in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Syria f

  1. Obsolete spelling of Síria