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Avestan

see synonyms of avestan

Noun

1. avestan, zend

an ancient Iranian language

2. avestan

the script in which the ancient Persian language of the Avesta is written

Adjective

3. avestan

of or pertaining to the Avesta (sacred text of Zoroastrianism)

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Avestan

see synonyms of avestan
noun
1. 
the oldest recorded language of the Iranian branch of the Indo-European family; the language of the Avesta
. Formerly called: Zend
adjective
2. 
of or relating to the Avesta or its language

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Avestan

see synonyms of avestan
noun
1. 
the Iranian language in which the Avesta was written: it is closely related to Old Persian
adjective
2. 
of the Avesta or Avestan

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Avestan

see synonyms of avestan
n.
The eastern dialect of Old Iranian, in which the Avesta is written.
adj.
1. Of or relating to Avestan.
2. Or or relating to the Avesta.

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