fire, fever, firearm

ar, artêş


Agir derives from the PIE root words of *paewr- or egni; which is Adar, Agiari, Azar, Azer, Atâr and Adur in Avestan and Agni in Sanskrit.

*paewr refers to fire as substance
*agni refers it as living force

Proto-Germanic *für;
Old Saxon fiur;
Latin ignis;
Dutch: vuur;
German: feuer;
English: fire

Adar: March (Newroz or Nowruz is celebrated on 21st of March), a Zoroastrian festival and new year.

Agirî: Kurdish city of Agri (Turkey) and Mount Ararat.

As in names of God in Zoroastrianism (Avestan): Adar-bad-gar (Who Changes Fire Into Air), Aadar-Nam-Gar (Who Changes Fire Into Water), Adar-kibritatum (Who Changes Fire Into Jewels)

Atâr, atarš (Av.) Adar, Âdur (Phl.); Fire, the consecrated fire, the son of Ahura Mazda, the yazata of fire.

As in “Azerbaijan”: Azer (fire), baygan (protector) deriving from PIE names of Atropatene, Āturpātākān, Ādharbādhagān, Ādhorbāygān and Āzarbāydjān.


Hewa sar bû, lema jî meriv agir vêxistin. = It was cold, and so the people make a fire;

Other forms:
awir, adir, er, aghir,