טיגריס

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Aramaic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek τίγρις (tígris), named after the Tigris river, from an Indo-Iranian language.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

טיגריס (ṭīgrīsm (plural טיגריס)

  1. tiger

Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek τίγρις (tígris), named after the Tigris river, from an Indo-Iranian language. First attested in the Babylonian Talmud before 500 CE.

Noun[edit]

טִיגְרִיס (tígrism

  1. a tiger
    • a. 500 CE, Babylonian Talmud, Chullin 59b:
      אמר רב יהודה קרש טביא דבי עילאי טגרס אריא דבי עילאי
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

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