[in-doh-i-rey-nee-uh n, -i-rah-, -ahy-rey-]
- a branch of the Indo-European family of languages, including the Indic and Iranian subgroups.
- of or belonging to Indo-Iranian.
Origin of Indo-Iranian
First recorded in 1875–80
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Indian religion is a variety of Indo-Iranian, which is a variety of the Aryan type.
How the Indo-Iranian religion was developed in India, we have seen.
He had no desire to be a poet, an Indo-Iranian etymologist, a lecturer to women's clubs, or the secretary of state.Free Air
This god goes back to the Indo-Iranian period, as both his name and his epithet are found in the Avesta.
Indeed the evidence of the Avesta proves that the sanctity of this animal goes back even to the Indo-Iranian period.
- of or relating to the Indic and Iranian branches of the Indo-European family of languages
- this group of languages, sometimes considered as forming a single branch of Indo-European