Игорь

Old East SlavicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Apparently, it is an Old East Slavic-Varangian given name *Iⁿgor, from Proto-Norse *Inguharjaʀ. Cf. not an Old East Slavic-Varangian given name Ингварь (Ingvarĭ).

PronunciationEdit

  • (ca. 9th CE) IPA(key): /jiˈɡɔrɪ/
  • (ca. 11th CE) IPA(key): /jiˈɡɔrʲɪ/
  • (ca. 13th CE) IPA(key): /jiˈɡɔːrʲ/
  • Hyphenation: И‧го‧рь

NounEdit

Игорь (Igorĭm

  1. a male given name, Igor

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Nikolaev, Sergei L. (2020) «Слово о полку Игореве»: реконструкция стихотворного текста [“The Tale of Igor’s Campaign”: reconstruction of a poetic text]‎[1] (in Russian), Moscow; Saint-Petersburg: Nestor-History, →ISBN, page 522: “I.1.5.

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old Norse Yngvarr, brought to Russia by Varangian rulers, from Yngvi, name of a god + herr (army). Cognate to modern Scandinavian Ingvar, Yngvar and akin to English Ivor.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

И́горь (Ígorʹm anim (genitive И́горя, nominative plural И́гори, genitive plural И́горей)

  1. a male given name, Igor

DeclensionEdit

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DescendantsEdit

Transliterations
  • English: Igor
  • Estonian: Igor
  • Latvian: Igors