Syria

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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

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Syria

  1. A country in the Middle East. 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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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, singular only.

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

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

Furthe reading[edit]

  • Sȳrĭa in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • Syria in Gaffiot, Félix, Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, 1934
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden, Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co., 1894
    • Syria in The Perseus Project, Perseus Encyclopedia[2], 1999
    • Syria in Harry Thurston Peck, editor, Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1898
    • Syria in William Smith, editor, A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly, 1854, 1857

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    Syria

    1. Syria

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    Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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    Proper noun[edit]

    Syria

    1. Syria

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    Polish[edit]

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    Syria f

    1. Syria

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    Portuguese[edit]

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    Syria f

    1. Obsolete spelling of Síria