گرگان

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian 𐭢𐭥𐭫𐭢𐭠𐭭(Gurgān), from Old Persian 𐎺𐎼𐎣𐎠𐎴(Varkāna), from Proto-Iranian [Term?] (compare Avestan 𐬬𐬆𐬵𐬭𐬐𐬁𐬥𐬀(Vəhrkāna)).

Equivalent to گرگ(gorg, wolf) + suffix.

Borrowed into Ancient Greek as Ὑρκᾱνίᾱ(Hurkāníā).

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Noun[edit]

گرگان ‎(gorgân)

  1. plural of گرگ

Proper noun[edit]

گرگان ‎(Gorgân)

  1. Gorgan, city in Golestan Province of Iran
  2. Hyrcania

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