- a native or inhabitant of Sogdiana.
- the extinct Iranian language of Sogdiana.
Origin of Sogdian
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His mother was a Turkish shamaness, his father, a foreigner probably of Sogdian origin.A history of China., [3d ed. rev. and enl.]
- a member of the people who lived in Sogdiana
- the language of this people, now almost extinct, belonging to the East Iranian branch of the Indo-European family
- of or relating to Sogdiana, its people, or their language
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