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present a new Old Iranian etymology that better explains the phonology, morphology, and meaning of this word. 2 Evaluating ‮אֲדַרְגָּזַר‬‎ Biblical Aramaic ‮אֲדַרְגָּזַר‬‎ occurs twice within parallel lists of officials summoned by Nebuchadnezzar to attend the dedication of his

In: Aramaic Studies

as regards the ultimate, i. e. Old Iranian, etymology of the term and the way by which it entered Middle West Iranian, as well as in respect of a subgroup of the forms discussed, which turns out to have derived from a variety of the et- ymon characterised by certain semantic and phonetic features

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In: Iran and the Caucasus

interpretation of a personal name, twtyxs MLK’, found on the coins of the Khwarezmian kings. Keywords Khwarezmian Names, Iranian Etymology The Khwarezmian personal name twtyxs (Tūtīxas) “looking (at the) par- rot” (a nickname) can be found on the coins of the Khwarezmian kings: twtyxs MLK’ (Tūtīxas šāh

In: Iran and the Caucasus
Author: Martin Schwartz

lost Iranian compound whose members are of noteworthy inter- est for the history of the Iranian vocabulary. Keywords Armenian Etymology, Iranian Etymology It is a pleasure to offer this tribute, albeit humble, to my dear friend and colleague Garnik Asatrian. I shall here discuss critically the

In: Studies on Iran and The Caucasus

of the Southern Tati dialects, belonging to Āturpātakān-South Caspian group of North–West Iranian. Keywords Southern Tati Dialects, Iranian Dialectology, Iranian Etymology Southern Tati dialects belong to the Āturpātakān-South Caspian group of North-West Iranian. They are spread as small

In: Iran and the Caucasus
Author: Garnik Asatrian

Persian term for mushroom, samārō/ūγ, with some notes about other mycological terms in this language. Keywords New Persian samārō/ūγ, Mushroom in Folk Beliefs, Iranian Etymology, Iranian Mycology New Persian (NP) غورامس [samārō/ūγ] (also خورامس [samārō/ūx], کورامس [samārō/ūk]) in BQ (II/1163f

In: Iran and the Caucasus
Author: Garnik Asatrian

details of the history of a well-known Kurdish lexeme on the back- ground of the related forms in Iranian. Keywords Kurdish Lexicology, Kurdish Etymology, Iranian Etymology, Iranian Dialectology Kurd ēš (f.) ‘ache, pain; disease’ occurs both in Kurmanji and South Kurd- ish; cf. ēšā rāš ‘cholera (lit

In: Iran and the Caucasus
Author: Garnik Asatrian

are proposed. Keywords “Ice” in Iranian, Iranian Etymology, Iranian Toponymy The main term for “ice” in Northern Talishi is bīya (dabīye “to freeze”), a unique form, which has no parallels in any other living Iranian idiom, in- cluding southern dialects of Talishi, where the same object is denoted

In: Iran and the Caucasus

presents an analysis of the place-names with the formants -(v)īγ/-(w)yq/ and - vīǰ, attested in the South Caspian and the north-western provinces of Iran. Keywords Iranian Toponymy, Iranian Etymology, Toponymic Formants Historical Aturpatakan (Āturpātakān), roughly covering the north-west- ern

In: Iran and the Caucasus
Author: Garnik Asatrian

geographic nomenclature of Iran and the adjoining areas. Keywords Iranian Toponymy, Iranian Etymology, “Fortress, Wall” in Iranian It always seemed peculiar to me that the Old Iranian lexeme with the meaning “fortress, walled residence” in the toponymy of Iran was preserved only in its North Western

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In: Iran and the Caucasus