Александр

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old East Slavic Олександръ (Oleksandrŭ), from Ancient Greek Ἀλέξανδρος (Aléxandros), compounded from ἀλέξω (aléxō, I defend) +‎ ἀνδρός (andrós), genitive of ἀνήρ (anḗr, man): "defender of men". Cognate with English Alexander.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ɐlʲɪkˈsandr]
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Proper nounEdit

Алекса́ндр (Aleksándrm anim (genitive Алекса́ндра, nominative plural Алекса́ндры, genitive plural Алекса́ндров, feminine Алекса́ндра, related adjective алекса́ндровский)

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Alexander

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DescendantsEdit

  • Latvian: Aleksandrs
  • Mongolian: Александр (Aleksandr)