Origin of Pahlavi1
noun, plural Pah·la·vis for 3.
Examples from the Web for pahlavi
Nor will we allow ourselves to be defined by what the Islamic Republic did in the years following the fall of the Pahlavi dynasty.
Over the years, the Pahlavi era has been hailed for its successes and criticized for its failings.
Iran has also succumbed over the course of a cruel century, in large part because of the depredations of the Pahlavi dynasty.Prince Ali Reza Pahlavi Suicide: Tragic End to Iran's Dynasty|Stephen Kinzer|January 5, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Fortieth-day gatherings of commemoration and national strikes turned the tide against the ill-fated Pahlavi dynasty in 1979.
One can now understand why the Zend books were translated into Pahlavi.Sacred Books of the East|Various
He himself admits that he was following a Mohammedan author, who has certainly made a free translation of the Pahlavi text.The Round Towers of Ireland|Henry O'Brien
Its loss, we must remember, is in part compensated by the Pahlavi religious literature of Sassanian days.
It resembles the Pahlavi, or Ancient Persian, but it is identical with no language.
The Zend, or commentary, is written in the Pahlavi language.
Word Origin for Pahlavi
1773, Iranian language spoken in Persia 3c.-10c., from Persian Pahlavi, from Old Persian Parthava "Parthia" (see Parthian).