𐬬𐬆𐬵𐬭𐬐𐬁𐬥𐬀

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Avestan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From 𐬬𐬆𐬵𐬭𐬐𐬀 (vəhrka, wolf), from Proto-Iranian, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *wŕ̥ka- (wolf), from Proto-Indo-European *wĺ̥kʷos (wolf). Akin to Old Persian 𐎺𐎼𐎣𐎠𐎴 (Varkāna) and Ancient Greek Ὑρκανία (Hurkanía).

Proper noun[edit]

𐬬𐬆𐬵𐬭𐬐𐬁𐬥𐬀 (Vəhrkāna)

  1. Hyrcania
    • Vendidad, fargard 1, verse 11
      𐬥𐬁𐬎𐬨𐬆𐬨⸱𐬀𐬯𐬀𐬢𐬵𐬅𐬨𐬗𐬀⸱𐬴𐬋𐬌𐬚𐬭𐬀𐬥𐬅𐬨𐬗𐬀⸱𐬬𐬀𐬵𐬌𐬱𐬙𐬆𐬨⸱𐬟𐬭𐬁𐬚𐬡𐬆𐬭𐬆𐬯𐬆𐬨⸱𐬀𐬰𐬆𐬨⸱𐬪𐬋⸱𐬀𐬵𐬎𐬭𐬋⸱𐬨𐬀𐬰𐬛𐬃⸱𐬑𐬥𐬆𐬧𐬙𐬆𐬨⸱𐬪𐬌𐬨⸱𐬬𐬆𐬵𐬭𐬐𐬁𐬥𐬋-𐬴𐬀𐬌𐬌𐬀𐬥𐬆𐬨𐬼⸱
      nāuməm asaŋhą̇̇mca ṣ̌ōiθraną̇̇mca vahištəm frāθβərəsəm azəm ẏō Ahurō Mazdā̊ xnəṇtəm ẏim Vəhrkānō-ṣ̌aiianəm. ...
      The ninth of the good lands and countries which I, Ahura Mazda, created, was the [country along the river] Khnenta in Hyrcania.