البرز

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian hlbwlc ‎(Harborz, the mountain range surrounding the world), from Old Persian *Harā Brzatī ‎(high mountain), from Proto-Iranian *Harā Bṛzatī (Compare Avestan 𐬵𐬀𐬭𐬁⸱𐬠𐬆𐬭𐬆𐬰𐬀𐬌𐬙𐬍 ‎(harā bərəzaitī, a legendary mountain in Iranian mythology)). Akin to English Elbrus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

البرز ‎(Alborz)

  1. Alborz

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References[edit]

  • MacKenzie, D. N. (1971), “Harborz”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, page 43