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Headword: *ti/gris
Adler number: tau,559
Translated headword: tiger, Tigris
Vetting Status: high
[A 'tiger' is] the creature [of that name]. But Tigres [is] a river's name.
Greek Original:
*ti/gris: to\ zw=|on. *ti/grhs de\ o)/noma potamou=.
Similarly in other lexica and grammars.
For the R.Tigris see OCD(4) s.v. and Barrington Atlas map 91 grid F4. The Tigris rises in Armenia, is roughly parallel to the longer Euphrates (epsilon 3810) to the south, and flows through Iraq into the Persian Gulf.
Keywords: definition; geography; zoology
Translated by: David Whitehead on 8 December 2002@09:52:21.
Vetted by:
Nicholas Fincher (added headword) on 17 July 2003@06:47:31.
David Whitehead (cosmetics) on 17 July 2003@08:32:29.
David Whitehead on 25 July 2011@09:36:43.
David Whitehead on 13 January 2014@05:06:41.
David Whitehead on 5 August 2014@07:59:15.
Ronald Allen (added map citation and expanded note) on 14 March 2018@23:31:46.


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