Origin of Zend
Examples from the Web for zend
Plaise God they take them for forest-ponies, or they'll zend a bullet through us.'Lorna Doone, A Romance of Exmoor|R. D. Blackmore
This seems to us in the very teeth of the evidence so carefully brought together by himself in his Zend grammar.Chips From A German Workshop - Volume I|Friedrich Max Mller
One can now understand why the Zend books were translated into Pahlavi.Sacred Books of the East|Various
Dahaka means in Zend "biting," or "the biter," and is etymo-logically connected with the Greek.
I say, Phœbe, I have a great curiosity to understand the Zend.Hopes and Fears|Charlotte M. Yonge
Word Origin for Zend
1715, "Parsee sacred book" (in full, Zend-Avesta, 1620s), from Old Persian zend, from Pahlavi zand "commentary." First used in reference to the language of the Zend-Avesta in 1771 by Anquetiel-Duperron (1731-1805).