Александр

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From Old East Slavic Олександръ (Oleksandrŭ), from Ancient Greek Ἀλέξανδρος (Aléxandros), compounded from ἀλέξω (aléxō, I defend) +‎ ἀνδρός (andrós), genitive of ἀνήρ (anḗr, man): "defender of men". Cognate with English Alexander.

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Алекса́ндр (Aleksándrm anim (genitive Алекса́ндра, nominative plural Алекса́ндры, genitive plural Алекса́ндров, feminine Алекса́ндра)

  1. A male given name.

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