Togarmah

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

From Biblical Hebrew תּוֹגַרְמָה ‎(tōḡarmā).

Proper noun[edit]

Togarmah

  1. A grandson of Japheth in the Old Testament; traditional ancestor of Armenians, sometimes also of Georgians.
    • 1611, Bible (KJV), Ezekiel 27:14::
      They of the house of Togarmah traded in thy fairs with horses and horsemen and mules.
  2. (rare) A male given name of biblical origin.

Usage notes[edit]

  • The Biblical “House of Togarmah” probably referred to the Proto-Armenian kingdom centered around Melitene.

Translations[edit]