Տիգրան

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian Տիգրան (Tigran).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Տիգրան (Tigran)

  1. A male given name, Tigran or Dikran.

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

According to Ačaṙyan, from Old Persian *Tigrāna, derived through haplology from *tigrarāna (fighting with arrows), composed of 𐎫𐎡𐎥𐎼 (tigra, arrow) (compare Persian تیر (tir)) + *rāna- (compare Avestan 𐬭𐬁𐬥𐬀 (rāna, fighter)). Transliterated into Ancient Greek as Τιγράνης (Tigránēs).

Proper noun[edit]

Տիգրան (Tigran)

  1. A male given name

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Տիգրան” 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]
  • Տիգրան in Hračʿya Ačaṙyan (1942–1962), Hayocʿ anjnanunneri baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Personal Names], in 5 vols, Yerevan: Yerevan State University, volume V, pages 146–147