گرگان

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian 𐭢𐭥𐭫𐭢𐭠𐭭 (Gurgān), from Old Persian 𐎺𐎼𐎣𐎠𐎴 (Varkāna), from Proto-Iranian *wr̥kāna- (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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