𐭠𐭮𐭥𐭥𐭮𐭲𐭭

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Middle Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

𐭠𐭮𐭥𐭥(Asōr, Assyrian) +‎ -𐭮𐭲𐭭(estān, land of). Compare Parthian 𐭀𐭎𐭅𐭓𐭎𐭕𐭍(Asōrestān) and Old Armenian Ասորեստան(Asorestan).

Proper noun[edit]

𐭠𐭮𐭥𐭥𐭮𐭲𐭭 ‎(ʾswrstn /Asōrestān, Asūrestān/)

  1. Asuristan (official name of the satrapy of Babylonia under Sassanians)

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Gignoux, Philippe (1972) Glossaire des Inscriptions Pehlevies et Parthes (Corpus Inscriptionum Iranicarum. Supplementary Series; 1) (in French), London: Lund Humphries, page 17a