افراسیاب

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Persian[edit]

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Dari Persian افراسیاب
Iranian Persian
Tajik Афросиёб (Afrosiyob)
"The Night Battle of Kai Khusrau and Afrasiyab", Folio367v from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp MET DP107163.jpg

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian plʾsy̲d̲ʾp̄' (frāsiyāb), plʾsyʾk' (frāsiyāg). Compare Avestan 𐬟𐬭𐬀𐬢𐬭𐬀𐬯𐬌𐬌𐬀𐬥(fraŋrasiian) and Old Armenian loanword Հրասեակ (Hraseak).

Proper noun[edit]

افراسیاب (afrâsiyâb)

  1. (Persian mythology) Afrasiab
  2. A male given name, Afrasiyab or Afrasiab, from Middle Persian.