خسرو

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian 𐭧𐭥𐭮𐭫𐭥𐭣𐭩, hwslwb (Husrōy, Husrō, Husraw, Xusraw), from Old Iranian *Hu-sravah (with good reputation), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₁su- (good) + *ḱléwos (fame). Compare Avestan 𐬵𐬀𐬊𐬯𐬭𐬀𐬎𐬎𐬀𐬢𐬵𐬀 (haosrauuaŋha), Ancient Greek Χοσρόης (Khosróēs), Parthian 𐭇𐭅𐭎𐭓𐭅 (hwsrw), Old Armenian Խոսրով (Xosrov).

Proper noun[edit]

خسرو (Xosrou)

  1. A male given name, Khusro, Khosrau, Khusrau, Khosro, Khusraw, Chosroes, Osroes

Noun[edit]

خسرو (xosrow) (plural خسروان (xosrovân) or خسروها (xosrow-hâ))

  1. king

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