synmwlw

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Middle Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

For the constituents compare Avestan 𐬯𐬀𐬉𐬥𐬀 (saēna, literally a raptor, either eagle or falcon), Sanskrit [script needed] (śyená), Old Armenian ցին (cʿin), and Persian مرغ (morğ).

Akin to Avestan 𐬨𐬆𐬭𐬆𐬖𐬋⸱𐬯𐬀𐬉𐬥𐬋 (mərəγō saēnō, the bird Saēna), Persian سیمرغ (Simorğ) and Old Armenian սիրամարգ (siramarg, peacock), in dialects with սին- (sin-) and meaning “a mythical bird”, Classical Syriac ܣܝܡܘܪ (sīmūr, a mythical bird), Iranian borrowings.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

synmwlw (Sēn-murw)

synmwlw
  1. (Iranian mythology) Senmurw, Simurgh
    • Wizīdagīhā-i Zādspram, chapter 23

Related terms[edit]

  • mwlw (murw, bird)

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