AVTANDIL
GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: ავთანდილ (Georgian)
Meaning & History
Created by the Georgian poet Shota Rustaveli for his 12th-century epic 'The Knight in the Panther's Skin'. Rustaveli based it on Persian آفتاب (aftab) "sunshine" and دل (dil) "heart". In the poem Avtandil is a knight who is sent by Tinatin to search for the mysterious knight of the title.
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DIMINUTIVE: Avto (Georgian)
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