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Middle Persian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]


From 𐭧𐭥𐭰 (Hūz, Xūz) +‎ -𐭮𐭲𐭭 (estān).

Proper noun[edit]

𐭧𐭥𐭰𐭮𐭲𐭭 (Hūzestān, Xūzestān)

  1. Khuzestan
    • Paikuli inscription, II §33:
      𐭥 𐭥𐭫𐭧𐭫𐭠𐭭 𐭦𐭩 (𐭮)[𐭪𐭠𐭭 𐭬𐭫𐭪𐭠 ---](𐭦)𐭩 𐭲𐭲𐭥𐭥𐭮[(𐭠)𐭭 ---] 𐭬[𐭭𐭥? --- 𐭥𐭫?]𐭤 𐭬𐭭𐭥 𐭥𐭧𐭥𐭭𐭠𐭬 𐭧𐭬𐭮[𐭧𐭥𐭭𐭩 𐭥]𐭧𐭣𐭩𐭡𐭫 [--𐭠]𐭩𐭥𐭠𐭭𐭱𐭲𐭥𐭩 𐭫𐭥𐭭𐭩 𐭥𐭧[𐭮]𐭲𐭩 𐭧𐭥𐭤𐭬 [𐭥?] 𐭠𐭩𐭥𐭠𐭭𐭱[𐭲𐭥𐭩 ---𐭧]𐭥𐭰𐭮𐭲𐭠[𐭭 𐭥𐭫 ?𐭠]𐭫𐭬[𐭭𐭩 𐭫𐭥𐭭𐭩? 𐭮𐭢]𐭩𐭲𐭭𐭣
      And Warahrān, [King] of Sakas, and Wahnām, son of Tatrus, and the bad ones (?) and those (?) who were Wahnām’s partisans and helpers – when they heard that We had set out from Armenia towards Ērānšahr and had mobilized (?) an army of Ērānšahr (?) – then they (?) went from Xūzestān [towards (?)] Armenia (?).