Александр

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From Old Russian Олександръ ‎(Oleksandr), from Greek Αλέξανδρος ‎(Aléxandros), compounded from Ancient Greek ἀλέξω ‎(aléxō, I defend) and ἀνδρός ‎(andrós), genitive of ἀνήρ ‎(anḗr, man): "defender of men". Cognate with English Alexander.

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Алекса́ндр ‎(Aleksándrm anim ‎(feminine Алекса́ндра)

  1. A male given name.

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