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Old Persian

noun

  1. an ancient West Iranian language attested by cuneiform inscriptions. : OPers


Old Persian

noun

  1. an ancient language belonging to the West Iranian branch of the Indo-European family, recorded in cuneiform inscriptions of the 6th to the 4th centuries bc See also Middle Persian


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The animalism of half-exposures and suggestions of whole exposures is not any more Japanese than it was old-Persian.

Accordingly over 200 proper and personal names in Armenia were Old Persian, as well as 700 names of things.

It was one of the many great ideas he imported into, or educed from, the old Persian Astronomer.

If we count in the derivative forms of these words we get at least 2000 Old Persian words.

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