- Cyril mEnglish: from the post-classical Greek name Kyrillos, a derivative of kyrios lord. It was borne by a large number of early saints, most notably the theologians Cyril of Alexandria and Cyril of Jerusalem. It was also the name of one of the Greek evangelists who brought Christianity to the Slavonic regions of Eastern Europe; in order to provide written translations of the gospels for their converts, they devised the alphabet still known as Cyrillic. In Ireland this has been used as an Anglicized form of the Gaelic name Coireall or Caireall (Old Irish Cairell).Cognate: Russian: Kirill.
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Cyril — Cyril1 [sir′əl] n. [LL Cyrillus < Gr Kyrillos, lit., lordly < kyrios, a lord: see CHURCH] a masculine name Cyril2 [sir′əl] 1. Saint (A.D. 376? 444); Christian theologian: archbishop of Alexandria (412 444): his day is June 27 2. Saint (born … English World dictionary
Cyril — Cyrille Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Cyrille est un nom propre qui se réfère à : Sommaire 1 Prénom et son origine 1.1 Variantes linguistiques … Wikipédia en Français
Cyril — /sir euhl/, n. 1. Saint ( Apostle of the Slavs ), A.D. 827 869, Greek missionary to the Moravians. 2. a male given name. * * * (as used in expressions) Burt Sir Cyril Lodowic Cyril and Methodius Saints Cyril of Alexandria Saint Cyril of Jerusalem … Universalium
Cyril — Patriarch of Alexandria (qq.v.) from 412 444, and arch opponent of Nestorianism (q.v.). He opposed Jews (q.v.) and pagans, indeed any rival to his ecclesiastical authority, and he was inclined to resort to violence and intrigue to overcome his … Historical dictionary of Byzantium
Cyril — , CYRILUC ALPHABET The alphabet used in the Soviet Union and some other Slavic countries is the Cyrillic alphabet, a modified Greek alphabet. The author of this invention has never been satisfactorily established, but the name Cyril has… … Dictionary of eponyms
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