𐬫𐬀𐬰𐬀𐬙𐬀

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Avestan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the verbal root 𐬫𐬀𐬰 (yaz-, to worship, to honor, to venerate), from Proto-Indo-European *yeh₂ǵ- (to worship, revere, sacrifice). The nominative form is 𐬫𐬀𐬰𐬀𐬙𐬋 (yazatō), pl. 𐬫𐬀𐬰𐬀𐬙𐬂𐬢𐬵𐬋 (yazatåŋhō), reflecting Proto-Iranian *yazatah and pl. *yazatāhah.

Compare Sanskrit यजत (yajata).

Noun[edit]

𐬫𐬀𐬰𐬀𐬙𐬀 (yazata?

  1. (Zoroastrianism) yazata, something worthy of veneration.

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