טיגריס

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Aramaic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek τίγρις(tígris) and Latin tigris.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

טיגריס ‎(transliteration neededm ‎(plural טיגריס)

  1. tiger

Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably borrowing 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 usage example)

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