present a new Old Iranianetymology that better explains the phonology, morphology, and meaning of this word.
Biblical Aramaic אֲדַרְגָּזַר occurs twice within parallel lists of officials summoned by Nebuchadnezzar to attend the dedication of his
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
interpretation of a personal name, twtyxs MLK’,
found on the coins of the Khwarezmian kings.
Khwarezmian Names, IranianEtymology
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
lost Iranian compound whose members are of noteworthy inter-
est for the history of the Iranian vocabulary.
Armenian Etymology, IranianEtymology
It is a pleasure to offer this tribute, albeit humble, to my dear friend and colleague
Garnik Asatrian. I shall here discuss critically the
of the Southern Tati
dialects, belonging to Āturpātakān-South Caspian group of North–West Iranian.
Southern Tati Dialects, Iranian Dialectology, IranianEtymology
Southern Tati dialects belong to the Āturpātakān-South Caspian group of
North-West Iranian. They are spread as small
Persian term for mushroom,
samārō/ūγ, with some notes about other mycological terms in this language.
New Persian samārō/ūγ, Mushroom in Folk Beliefs, IranianEtymology, Iranian Mycology
New Persian (NP) غورامس [samārō/ūγ] (also خورامس [samārō/ūx], کورامس
[samārō/ūk]) in BQ (II/1163f
details of the history of a well-known Kurdish lexeme on the back-
ground of the related forms in Iranian.
Kurdish Lexicology, Kurdish Etymology, IranianEtymology, Iranian Dialectology
Kurd ēš (f.) ‘ache, pain; disease’ occurs both in Kurmanji and South Kurd-
ish; cf. ēšā rāš ‘cholera (lit
“Ice” in Iranian, IranianEtymology, 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
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.
Iranian Toponymy, IranianEtymology, Toponymic Formants
Historical Aturpatakan (Āturpātakān), roughly covering the north-west-
geographic nomenclature of Iran and the adjoining areas.
Iranian Toponymy, IranianEtymology, “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