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Old Irish[edit]


Borrowing from Latin Alexander, from Ancient Greek Ἀλέξανδρος ‎(Aléxandros), from ἀλέξω ‎(aléxō, I defend) + ἀνδρός ‎(andrós), genitive of ἀνήρ ‎(anḗr, man).

Proper noun[edit]

Alaxander m

  1. A male given name, an Old Irish equivalent to Alexander.

Derived terms[edit]


Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
Alaxander unchanged nAlaxander
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.