Indo-Iranian

[ in-doh-i-rey-nee-uhn, -i-rah-, -ahy-rey- ]
/ ˈɪn doʊ ɪˈreɪ ni ən, -ɪˈrɑ-, -aɪˈreɪ- /

noun

a branch of the Indo-European family of languages, including the Indic and Iranian subgroups.

adjective

of or belonging to Indo-Iranian.

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Origin of Indo-Iranian

First recorded in 1875–80
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British Dictionary definitions for Indo-Iranian

Indo-Iranian

adjective

of or relating to the Indic and Iranian branches of the Indo-European family of languages

noun

this group of languages, sometimes considered as forming a single branch of Indo-European
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