𐭍𐭓𐭉𐭎𐭇𐭅

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Parthian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Avestan *𐬥𐬀𐬌𐬭𐬌𐬌𐬋⸱𐬯𐬀𐬓𐬀 (*nairiiō saxᵛa), variant of 𐬥𐬀𐬌𐬭𐬌𐬌𐬋⸱𐬯𐬀𐬢𐬵𐬀(nairiiō saŋha, Nairyosangha, literally potent utterance), name of a yazata. The name is composed of the elements 𐬥𐬀𐬌𐬭𐬌𐬌𐬀(nairiia, male) + 𐬯𐬀𐬢𐬵𐬀(saŋha, word). Compare Middle Persian 𐭭𐭥𐭮𐭧𐭩(nrshy /Narsah, Narseh, Narsē/), Old Armenian Ներսեհ (Nerseh), Georgian ნერსე (nerse), Ancient Greek Ναρσῆς (Narsês), Latin Narseus, Classical Syriac ܢܪܣܝ(Narsay, Narsē).

Proper noun[edit]

𐭍𐭓𐭉𐭎𐭇𐭅 (nrysḥw /Narsaxw/)

  1. A male given name, Narseh, Narses, Narseus

References[edit]

  • Ačaṙyan, Hračʿya (1942–1962), “Ներսեհ”, in Hayocʿ anjnanunneri baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Personal Names] (in Armenian), Yerevan: University Press
  • Jacques Duchesne-Guillemin (1978), Acta Iranica, BRILL, →ISBN, page 237