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avestan


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Avestan  \A*ves"tan\,  a. 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  the  Avesta  or  the  language  of  the  Avesta. 
  --  n.  The  language  of  the  Avesta;  --  less  properly  called 
  {Zend}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Avestan 
  adj  :  of  or  pertaining  to  the  Avesta  (sacred  text  of 
  Zoroastrianism)  [syn:  {Avestan}] 
  n  1:  an  ancient  Iranian  language  [syn:  {Avestan},  {Zend}] 
  2:  the  script  in  which  the  ancient  Persian  language  of  the 
  Avesta  is  written  [syn:  {Avestan}] 




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