𐭡𐭩𐭥𐭧

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Middle Persian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Persian 𐎶𐎠𐏃 (māha), from Proto-Iranian *mā́Hah, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *mā́Has, from Proto-Indo-European *mḗh₁n̥s (moon, month).

Logogram from Aramaic 𐡁 (b-) + 𐡉𐡓𐡇 (yraḥ, īraḥ).

Noun[edit]

𐭡𐭩𐭥𐭧 (BYRḤ /māh/)[1] (Inscriptional Pahlavi, ideograph)

  1. moon
  2. month
  3. name of the 12th day in the Zoroastrian calendar

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Gignoux, Philippe (1972) Glossaire des Inscriptions Pehlevies et Parthes [Glossary of Pahlavi and Parthians Inscriptions] (Corpus Inscriptionum Iranicarum. Supplementary Series; 1) (in French), London: Lund Humphries, page 21b