Origin of Avestan
Examples from the Web for avestan
Among the Avestan Fragments, attention might finally be called to one which we must be glad has not been lost.
The Avestan Morals are brought out by Mr. Johnson in their original and exceeding purity.
The reciprocal help of the deity and the king (19–21) is Avestan, and inconsistent with monotheism.Solomon and Solomonic Literature|Moncure Daniel Conway
The language of the Avesta can be correctly describedonly as Avestan, for no other literature in the same language exists.
Eastern Iranian language that survived in sacred texts centuries after it went extinct, from Persian Avesta "sacred books of the Parsees," earlier Avistak, literally "books."