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Colleen Cannedy
Answered 2020-11-30 16:26:27

tiger came from the Greek word tirgri

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The word 'tiger' was taken from the Greek word 'tigris'.


Answer #1 Τιγρης. Answer #2 Tigris is the Greek equivalent of 'tiger'. The noun is a loan word in the classical language of the ancient Greeks. The most likely source is the older, Persian word for 'arrow', in honor of the tiger's speedy motions and reflexes.


You really don't mean what is the greek mythology name for tiger, you mean the greek name for tiger. Because, friend, greek mythology is not a language


The word in Latin for 'tiger' is tigris. The Latin word traces back to the more ancient, classical Greek language. The word also may be used as a proper noun in the case of the famous Tigris River.


The word "tiger" comes to us from the greek Tigris, possibly from a Persian word meaning "arrow" - presumably because of its speed.


The word "tiger" was probably derived from the Greek word "Tigris". The Greeks possibly borrowed this word from a Persian word meaning "arrow", due to the animal's swiftness.


The word 'tiger' is a noun, a word for a thing.A noun is a word for a person, a place, or a thing.A verb is a word for an action or a state of being.Examples:The tiger stalks his prey. (the word 'stalks' is a word for an action)The tiger was in the tall grass. (the word 'was' is a word for a state of being)


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