Demetrius

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Demetrius
Demeter Altemps Inv8546.jpg
A statue of the goddess Demeter
GenderMale
Origin
Word/nameGreek
Meaningtribute to Goddess of Grain: Demeter, Mother-Earth
Other names
Related namesDimitrije, Demetria, Dimitrios, Demetra, Dimitris, Dmitry, Dimitar, Mitar, Dmytro

Demetrius is the Latinized form of the Ancient Greek male given name Dēmḗtrios (Δημήτριος), meaning "devoted to Demeter." Alternate forms include Demetrios, Dimitrios, Dimitris, Dmytro, Dimitri, Demitri, Dhimitër, and Dimitrije,[1][2] in addition to other forms (such as Russian Dmitri) descended from it.

Demetrius and its variations may refer to the following:

In other languages[edit]

  • Albanian: Dhimitër, Mitro, Dimo
  • Belarusian: Зьміцер, Дзмітрый (Źmicier, Dz'mitry)
  • Bulgarian: Димитър (Dimitar)
  • Croatian: Dmitar
  • Dutch: Dimitri
  • English: Demetrius, Demetri, Demetry
  • Finnish: Mitri, Mitro, Dimitri
  • French: Dimitri
  • Georgian: დემეტრე (Demetre), დიმიტრი (Dimitri), დიტო (Dito), დუტა (Duta), დიმა (Dima), მიტო (Mito)
  • German: Demetrius
  • Modern Greek: Δημήτριος, Δημήτρης, Μήτρος, Μήτσος, Μητσάρας (Dimitrios, Dimitris, Mitros, Mitsos, Mitsaras)
  • Hebrew: (Demetrius) דמיטריוס ,(Dima) דימה ,(Dmitriy) דמיטרי
  • Hungarian: Dömötör
  • Italian: Demetrio, Dimitri
  • Polish: Dymitr, Demetriusz
  • Portuguese: Demétrio
  • Romanian: Dumitru, Dimitrie
  • Russian: Дмитрий (Dmitriy), Дима (Dima), Митя (Mitya)
  • Serbian: Димитрије (Dimitrije), Митар (Mitar), Дмитар (Dmitar), Мита (Mita), Мића (Mića)
  • Slovak: Demeter
  • Slovene: Dimitrij, Mitja
  • Spanish: Demetrio
  • Ukrainian: Дмитро (Dmytro)

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