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 Iranian *anāk ‎(evil, bad). Compare Middle Persian ʾnʾk' ‎(anāg, evil) and the given name [script needed] ‎(Anakduxt).

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]

  • Hübschmann, Heinrich (1897) Armenische Grammatik. 1. Theil: Armenische Etymologie (in German), Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, pages 17–18
  • Sebastacʿi, Mxitʿar (1769), “Անակ”, in Baṙgirkʿ Haykazean lezui. Baṙaran yatuk anuancʿ [Dictionary of the Armenian Language. Dictionary of Proper Names] (in Old Armenian), volume II, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy