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Old Persian[edit]


From 𐎠𐎼𐎫 (arta, Asha; truth) +‎ 𐎧𐏁𐏂𐎶 (xšaçam, realm; reign).[1] Cognate with Parthian 𐭀𐭓𐭕𐭇𐭔𐭕𐭓(ʾrtḥštr /Ardaxšahr/).

Proper noun[edit]

𐎠𐎼𐎫𐎧𐏁𐏂𐎠 (a-r-t-x-š-ç-a /Artaxšaçāʰ/) m[2]

  1. A male given name Artaxerxes


(Taking Old Persian as representative for all Old Iranian)


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 Tavernier, Jan (2007) Iranica in the Achaemenid Period (ca. 550-330 B.C.): Lexicon of Old Iranian Proper Names and Loanwords, Attested in Non-Iranian Texts, Peeters Publishers, →ISBN
  2. ^ Gindro, S.; Scarlata, S.; Widmer, P. (2013) , “Old Persian Corpus”, in TITUS: Thesaurus Indogermanischer Text- und Sprachmaterialien[1], 125