Անակ

ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian Անակ (Anak); see it for more.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Անակ (Anak)

  1. A male given name of historical usage. Name of the Parthian father of Gregory the Illuminator.

DeclensionEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Persian [script?] (anāk, evil, bad). Compare Persian ناك (nāk, stained, polluted).

Proper nounEdit

Անակ (Anak)

  1. A male given name.

DeclensionEdit

Usage notesEdit

The name was borne by the Parthian father of Gregory the Illuminator.

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Heinrich Hübschmann (1897), Armenische Grammatik. 1. Theil: Armenische Etymologie, Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, page 2
  • Անակ” in Mxitʿar Sebastacʿi (1749–1769), Baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [Dictionary of the Armenian Language], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, volume II, Baṙaran yatuk anuancʿ [Dictionary of Proper Names]
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