𐭱𐭧𐭯𐭥𐭧𐭥𐭩

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Middle Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier Šāhpuhr, from Old Iranian *xšāyaθiyahyā-puθra- (literally king's son). Corresponds to Old Persian 𐏋 (xšāyaθiya-, king), 𐏋𐏃𐎹𐎠 (xšāyaθiyahyā, king's) (> Middle Persian 𐭬𐭫𐭪𐭠 (šāh)) and 𐎱𐎢𐏂 (puça-, son) (> Middle Persian 𐭡𐭥𐭤 (pus)). Compare Manichaean Middle Persian šʾbwhr (Šābuhr) and Parthian 𐭔𐭇𐭉𐭐𐭅𐭇𐭓 (Šāhpuhr).

Proper noun[edit]

𐭱𐭧𐭯𐭥𐭧𐭥𐭩 (Šāhpūr, Šāpuhr, Šābuhr, Šābūr)

  1. A male given name, Shapuhr, Shapur, the name of several of the Sasanian kings

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