๐Žง๐๐‚๐Žฑ๐Ž ๐Žบ๐Ž 

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Old Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally "protector of the province", from ๐Žง๐๐‚๐Žถ โ€Ž(xลกaรงa-, โ€œrealm, provinceโ€) and *pฤvฤ โ€Ž(โ€œprotectorโ€), from verbal root ๐Žฑ๐Ž ๐Žฎ๐Žน โ€Ž(โˆšpฤ, โ€œto protectโ€). Compare also Old Armenian ีทีกีฐีกีบ โ€Ž(ลกahap).

Noun[edit]

๐Žง๐๐‚๐Žฑ๐Ž ๐Žบ๐Ž  โ€Ž(xลกaรงapฤvฤm

  1. satrap