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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /tí.ɡris/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈti.ɡris/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈti.ɣris/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈti.ɣris/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈti.ɣris/
  • NounEdit

    τῐ́γρῐς (tígrisf (genitive τῐ́γρεως); third declension

    1. tiger

    InflectionEdit

    DescendantsEdit

    Further readingEdit


    GreekEdit

    NounEdit

    τίγρις (tígrisf

    1. Katharevousa form of τίγρη (tígri, tiger)