Անակ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian Անակ (Anak); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Անակ (Anak)

  1. A male given name of historical usage. Name of the Parthian father of Gregory the Illuminator.

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian [script?] (anāk, evil, bad). Compare Persian ناك (nāk, stained, polluted).

Proper noun[edit]

Անակ (Anak)

  1. A male given name.

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

The name was borne by the Parthian father of Gregory the Illuminator.

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Heinrich Hübschmann (1897), Armenische Grammatik. 1. Theil: Armenische Etymologie, Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, page 2
  • Անակ” in Mxitʿar Sebastacʿi (1749–1769), Baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [Dictionary of the Armenian Language], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, volume II, Baṙaran yatuk anuancʿ [Dictionary of Proper Names]