Gender Masculine
Scripts ავთანდილ(Georgian)
Pronounced Pron. /av.tʰan.dil/(Georgian)  [key·simplify]

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) meaning "sunshine" and دل (del) meaning "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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Entry updated April 5, 2022