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It is as impossible for man to demonstrate the existence of God as it would be for even Sherlock Holmes to demonstrate the existence of Arthur Conan Doyle.
Frederick Buechner

Meaning of "Arthur" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ARTHUR

Arthur  [ˈɑːθə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ARTHUR

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Arthur is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ARTHUR MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Arthur

Arthur is a common masculine given name. Its etymology is disputed, but its popularity derives from its being the name of the legendary hero King Arthur. Art and Artie are diminutive forms of the name. A common spelling variant used in many Slavic, Romance, and Germanic languages is Artur.

Definition of Arthur in the English dictionary

The definition of Arthur in the dictionary is a legendary king of the Britons in the sixth century ad, who led Celtic resistance against the Saxons: possibly based on a historical figure; represented as leader of the Knights of the Round Table at Camelot. Other definition of Arthur is Chester Alan. 1830–86, 21st president of the US.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ARTHUR


aether
ˈiːθə
author
ˈɔːθə
bertha
ˈbɜːθə
berthe
ˈbɜːθə
Clutha
ˈkluːθə
coauthor
kəʊˈɔːθə
diether
daɪˈiːθə
ether
ˈiːθə
Jagannath
ˌdʒʌɡəˈnɑːθə
Jagannatha
ˌdʒʌɡəˈnɑːθə
Jugurtha
dʒuːˈɡɜːθə
Luther
ˈluːθə
Macarthur
məˈkɑːθə
Martha
ˈmɑːθə
multiauthor
ˌmʌltɪˈɔːθə
Sagarmatha
ˈsɑːɡɑːˌmɑːθə
sheather
ˈʃiːθə
swather
ˈswɔːθə
truther
ˈtruːθə
Uther
ˈjuːθə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ARTHUR

Arthurian
arti
artic
artichoke
article
article numbering
article of faith
article of virtu
articled
articled clerk
articles
articles of association
Articles of Confederation
Articles of War

WORDS THAT END LIKE ARTHUR

Ashur
Asshur
chur
craythur
desulphur
flowers of sulphur
liver of sulphur
low-sulphur
mohur
Port Arthur
sambhur
sulphur
the craythur
Uighur
Winterthur

Synonyms and antonyms of Arthur in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Arthur» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ARTHUR

Find out the translation of Arthur to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Arthur from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Arthur» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

亚瑟
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Arthur
570 millions of speakers

English

Arthur
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

आर्थर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

آرثر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Артур
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Arthur
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আর্থার
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Arthur
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Arthur
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Arthur
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

アーサー
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

아서
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Wayang
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Arthur
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஆர்தர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

आर्थर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Arthur
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Artù
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Artur
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Артур
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Arthur
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Arthur
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Arthur
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

Arthur
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Arthur
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Arthur

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ARTHUR»

The term «Arthur» is very widely used and occupies the 6.175 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ARTHUR» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «Arthur» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «Arthur» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Arthur

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10 QUOTES WITH «ARTHUR»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Arthur.
1
Lloyd Alexander
King Arthur was one of my heroes - I played with a trash can lid for a knightly shield and my uncle's cane for the sword Excalibur.
2
G. W. Bailey
I'm from Port Arthur, Texas! Little guy! Little character guy from one of the saddest oil-refinery towns in America. And here I was driving over to Beverly Hills, to 20th Century Fox, to be on 'M*A*S*H!'
3
Ronnie Barker
We had hoped to have been bringing you Arthur the Human Chameleon, but this afternoon, he crawled across a tartan rug and died of exhaustion.
4
Jimmy Carl Black
I went to work with a guy named Matt Fuller, who was a Mothers fan, and low and behold, Arthur was working for him also. We worked together for about six months and decided to strike out on our own.
5
Jamie Campbell Bower
I've been on sets where I broke my ankle on a television show doing a stunt playing Arthur in 'Camelot.' That was because it was really rushed, and it hadn't been thought through properly.
6
Douglas Brinkley
John Kerry wants to be the hero in his own drama. He likes King Arthur and the Round Table. He likes the young swashbuckling Churchill, and he loved the early antics of Theodore Roosevelt.
7
Frederick Buechner
It is as impossible for man to demonstrate the existence of God as it would be for even Sherlock Holmes to demonstrate the existence of Arthur Conan Doyle.
8
Patsy Cline
I played with Arthur Godfrey for about a year and a half.
9
Rich Cohen
The fact is Jerry Weintraub, the handsome, bearish movie producer, the man with the long career, who worked with Arthur Godfrey and Elvis Presley and Frank Sinatra and George Clooney, is a great storyteller - he's this as much as he's anything else. He takes time telling stories, too.
10
Rocco DiSpirito
After guest appearances, I got the offer to do the show as the successor of Arthur Schwartz. It's so much fun.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ARTHUR»

Discover the use of Arthur in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Arthur and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Le Morte d'Arthur:
Beginning with the birth of Arthur and telling the tale of his rise to become the head of the Knights of the Round Table and the husband of Guinevere, we also learn of Lancelot, Arthur's most venerated knight.
Thomas Malory, 2009
2
Arthur:
Arthur is a very ordinary brown dog in Mrs Humber’s pet shop. All the other animals find homes, but nobody wants Arthur.
Amanda Graham, 2011
3
King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table
From the magical moment when Arthur releases the sword in the stone to the quest for the Holy Grail and the final tragedy of the Last Battle, Roger Lancelyn Green brings the enchanting world of King Arthur stunningly to life.
Roger Lancelyn Green, 2008
4
The Fall of Arthur
The beloved author of the high fantasy works The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings delves into the legend of King Arthur in an epic, but unfinished, poem written in Old English alliterative meter.
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien, 2013
5
King Arthur: Hero and Legend
Provides information on the actual life of King Arthur along with the development of the legends that surround his life.
Richard Barber, 1986
6
Focus
Written in 1945, Focuswas Arthur Miller's first novel and one of the first books to directly confront American anti-Semitism.
Arthur Miller, 1984
7
Who Really Cares: The Surprising Truth About Compassionate ...
In Who Really Cares, he identifies the forces behind American charity: strong families, church attendance, earning one’s own income (as opposed to receiving welfare), and the belief that individuals-not government-offer the best solution ...
Arthur C. Brooks, 2007
8
The Imperial Presidency
The presidential historian charts the progression of American power from George Washington to George W. Bush, revealing the exercise of power through the office as it has developed into an "imperial" seat of authority, in an updated edition ...
Arthur Meier Schlesinger, 2004
9
The Story of King Arthur and His Knights
Relates how Arthur became king, won a queen, and came to establish the Round Table.
‎1903
10
Darkness at Noon: A Novel
Originally published in 1941, Arthur Koestler's modern masterpiece, Darkness At Noon, is a powerful and haunting portrait of a Communist revolutionary caught in the vicious fray of the Moscow show trials of the late 1930s.
Arthur Koestler, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ARTHUR»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Arthur is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Remembering Arthur Ashe - an essay of appreciation
On Saturday, 5 July 1975, Arthur Ashe recorded his greatest triumph on a tennis court. With exclusive insight from Ashe's closest friends, James ... «Wimbledon, Jul 15»
2
Quebec officials to view Arthur Porter's body in Panama to confirm …
PANAMA CITY — Investigators with Quebec's anti-corruption unit have received permission to view the body of Arthur Porter in Panama in ... «Toronto Star, Jul 15»
3
Tycoon Arthur Ryan's tribute as he buries hero son Barry
Primark founder Arthur Ryan hailed his son Barry as a true hero for having sacrificed his own life in a brave but doomed bid to save his son and ... «Belfast Telegraph, Jul 15»
4
Pride of Australia Medal 2015: Arthur Maloney has changed …
FOR 55 years, Arthur Maloney has been an amateur boxing coach in a small NSW town near Lismore, training youngsters and changing ... «The Daily Telegraph, Jul 15»
5
Arthur Suydam Responds To Confirmed Photoshopping Of His Photos
So what did Arthur have to say? He told Bleeding Cool. “Thanks for bringing the photo to our attention. I'm on the road with no Internet, but if it's ... «Bleeding Cool News, Jul 15»
6
Liam Garrigan to Play King Arthur in ONCE UPON A TIME
BroadwayWorld has learned that Liam Garrigan (24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY) has been cast as King ARTHUR in ONCE UPON A TIME. The actor ... «Broadway World, Jul 15»
7
Poll: Where Should Arthur Play?
Koby Arthur looks set to get this chance this year, after much speculation over the 19 year old's future this summer, he has signed a further two ... «Vitalfootball, Jul 15»
8
Woman dies in PA wreck Monday
Port Arthur police indicated in a press statement issued Monday the accident occurred in the 3800 block of Gulfway Drive. Witnesses at the ... «The Port Arthur News, Jul 15»
9
Talensi By-Election: NPP's Nana Addo & VEEP Amissah-Arthur Are …
Speaking on OKAY FM's "Ade Akye Abia" morning show, Odike again alleged that – “The vice president [Kwesi Amissah-Arthur] was in Talensi ... «Peace FM Online, Jul 15»
10
The Arthur Suydam Situation Refuses To Die
We ran a response by famed-zombie artist Arthur Suydam's manager to controversy surrounding his appearance at the Montreal Comiccon this ... «Bleeding Cool News, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Arthur [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/arthur>. Jun 2019 ».
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