ŠNT

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Middle Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Persian 𐎰𐎼𐎭 (θard-, θarad-, year), from Proto-Iranian (compare Avestan 𐬯𐬀𐬭𐬆𐬜𐬀 (sarəδa, year), Ossetian сӕрд (særd, summer)), from Proto-Indo-Iranian (compare Sanskrit शरद् (śarad, year)). Compare the second component of Old Armenian loanwords նաւա-սարդ (nawa-sard), երիտա-սարդ (erita-sard), աւ-սարդ (aw-sard).

Logogram from Aramaic 𐡔𐡍𐡕 (šnt, year).

Noun[edit]

ŠNT (sāl)

  1. year
    • Wizīdagīhā ī Zādspram, chapter 3, line 28
      PWN 1000 ŠNT gwhl Y kwp BYN zmyk' YHBWNt YKOYMWNʾt
      pad hazār sāl gōhr ī kōf andar zamīg dād ēstād
      for a thousand years the substance of the mountains had been created in the earth.

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