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, Dikran, Dickran

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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)) and *rāna- (fighting) (compare Avestan 𐬭𐬁𐬥𐬀 (rāna, fighter)). Transliterated into Ancient Greek as Τιγράνης (Tigránēs).

Proper noun[edit]

Տիգրան (Tigran)

  1. A male given name

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Sebastacʿi, Mxitʿar (1769), “Տիգրան”, 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
  • Ačaṙyan, Hračʿya (1962), “Տիգրան”, in Hayocʿ anjnanunneri baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Personal Names] (in Armenian), volume V, Yerevan: University Press, pages 146–147