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Tigre

  1. A Semitic language of northern Eritrea, closely related to Tigrinya.

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Tigre pl (plural only)

  1. A group of nomadic Tigrinya-speaking people in northern Ethiopia.
  2. A group of agricultural Tigre-speaking people in northern Eritrea.

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Tigre m

  1. Tigris (river)

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin Tigris, from Ancient Greek Τίγρις (Tígris), from Old Persian 𐎫𐎡𐎥𐎼𐎠 (Tigrā), from Elamite 𒋾𒅅𒊏 (ti-ig-ra), from Sumerian 𒀀𒇉𒈦𒄘𒃼 (ÍDIdigna, ÍDIdigina, literally fast as an arrow).

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Tigre m

  1. Tigris (a river in the Middle East, Asia)

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