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  1. the Pahlavi language.
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Historical Examples of pehlevi

  • Hafiz also speaks of the Nightingale's Pehlevi, which did not change with the People's.

    Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

    Omar Khayyam

  • The legend in the Pehlevi characters has not been interpreted.

  • Barzuyeh, author of Pehlevi translation of fables, 152, 184.

  • But it is not the character which forms the peculiar mark of Pehlevi.

  • Pehlevi was the language of the ancient Persians of pre-Muhammadan times.

British Dictionary definitions for pehlevi


  1. a variant of Pahlavi 2
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