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Syria

Syria

See also: Sýria
Coat of arms of Syria

English

Proper noun

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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Translations

See also

  • Countries of the world

Latin

Alternative forms

Etymology

From the Ancient Greek Συρίᾱ (Suríā, Syria).

Pronunciation

Proper noun

Sȳria f (genitive Sȳriae); 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

First declension.

Case Singular
nominative Sȳria
genitive Sȳriae
dative Sȳriae
accusative Sȳriam
ablative Sȳriā
vocative Sȳria

Derived terms

  • Sȳriāticus
  • Sȳricus
  • Sȳriī

References


Norwegian Bokmål

Proper noun

Syria

  1. Syria

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Norwegian Nynorsk

Proper noun

Syria

  1. Syria

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Polish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈs̪ɨrja/

Proper noun

Syria f

  1. Syria

Declension

Derived terms

  • Syryjczyk m, Syryjka f
  • adjective: syryjski

Portuguese

Proper noun

Syria f

  1. Obsolete spelling of Síria