𐎲𐎠𐎪𐎶

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Old Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Iranian *bāǰi-(tribute, tax), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂g-(to distribute, allot).

Noun[edit]

𐎲𐎠𐎪𐎶 ‎(bājimm (accusative singular, stem bāji-)

  1. tribute, toll
    Dārayavauš xšāyathiya imā dahyāva tyā manā patiyāita vašnā Auramazdāha manā badakā āhatā manā bājim abaratā tyašām hacāma athahya xšapava raucapativā ava akunavayatā thātiy
    Darius the King says: These are the countries which came to me; by the favor of Ahuramazda they were my subjects; they bore tribute to me; what was said to them by me either by night or by day, that was done.

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