Dictionary.com

Syrian

[ seer-ee-uhn ]
/ ˈsɪər i ən /
Save This Word!

adjective
of or relating to Syria or its inhabitants.
noun
a native or inhabitant of Syria.
QUIZ
QUIZ YOURSELF ON AFFECT VS. EFFECT!
In effect, this quiz will prove whether or not you have the skills to know the difference between “affect” and “effect.”
Question 1 of 7
The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of Syrian

1350–1400; Middle English Sirien<Middle French. See Syria, -an

OTHER WORDS FROM Syrian

non-Syr·i·an, adjective, nounpre-Syr·i·an, adjective, nounpro-Syr·i·an, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use Syrian in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for Syrian

Syrian
/ (ˈsɪrɪən) /

adjective
of, relating to, or characteristic of Syria, its people, or their dialect of Arabic
Eastern Churches of or relating to Christians who belong to churches with Syriac liturgies
noun
a native or inhabitant of Syria
Eastern Churches a Syrian Christian
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK