𐎱𐎿𐎫𐎡

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Old Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Iranian *pattíš, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *patˢtíš, from Proto-Indo-European *ped-tí-s, from *ped-. Cognate with Sanskrit पत्ति (pattí).[1]

Noun[edit]

𐎱𐎿𐎫𐎡 (p-s-t-i /pasti/) m

  1. foot soldier, infantryman

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mayrhofer, Manfred (1996), “pattí-”, in Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altindoarischen [Etymological Dictionary of Old Indo-Aryan] (in German), volume II, Heidelberg: Carl Winter Universitätsverlag, page 74