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τίγρις

See also: Τίγρις

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Named after the Tigris river, from an Indo-Iranian language. Related to Avestan 𐬝𐬌𐬔𐬭𐬌 (t̰igri, arrow), Old Persian 𐎫𐎥𐎼 (pointed, sharp)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

τίγρις (tígris) (genitive τίγρεως); f, third declension

  1. tiger

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • p. 874 in S. C. Woodhouse’s English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language. Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited. 1950.

GreekEdit

NounEdit

τίγρις (tígrisf

  1. Katharevousa form of τίγρη (tígri, tiger)