𐎠𐎼𐎫𐎧𐏁𐏂𐎠

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Old Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally "he whose rule is through truth" or "he whose empire is well-fitted" / "perfected": from 𐎠𐎼𐎫 (arta, truth) +‎ 𐎧𐏁𐏂𐎶 (xšaçam, kingship).

Akin to Parthian 𐭀𐭓𐭕𐭇𐭔𐭕𐭓 (Ardaxšahr) (< *Artaxšaθra-).

Proper noun[edit]

𐎠𐎼𐎫𐎧𐏁𐏂𐎠 (Artaxšaçām

  1. Artaxerxes

Descendants[edit]

(Taking Old Persian as representative for all Old Iranian)

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