گرگان

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian 𐭢𐭥𐭫𐭢𐭠𐭭 (Gurgān), from Old Persian 𐎺𐎼𐎣𐎠𐎴 (Varkāna), from 𐎺𐎼𐎣 (varka, wolf), from Proto-Iranian, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *wŕ̥ka- (wolf), from Proto-Indo-European *wĺ̥kʷos (wolf). Cognate to Avestan 𐬬𐬆𐬵𐬭𐬐𐬁𐬥𐬀 (Vəhrkāna). Borrowed into Ancient Greek as Ὑρκανία (Hurkanía).

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گرگان (gorgân)

  1. plural form of گرگ

Proper noun[edit]

گرگان (Gorgân)

  1. Gorgan, city in Golestan Province of Iran
  2. Hyrcania

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