𐭧𐭫𐭥𐭬

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Middle Persian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • hlwm (Book Pahlavi)

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ῥώμη (Rhṓmē). Compare Old Armenian Հռովմ (Hṙovm), Parthian frwm (Frōm), Sogdian frwm (frūm), βrʾwm (frūm, frōm, Rome, Byzantium). Compare also Chinese 拂菻, an Iranian borrowing.

Proper noun[edit]

𐭧𐭫𐭥𐭬 (Hrōm)

  1. Rome
  2. Byzantium

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Gharib, B. (1995), “frwm”, in Sogdian dictionary: Sogdian–Persian–English, Tehran: Farhangan Publications, page 156a
  • Gharib, B. (1995), “βrʾwm”, in Sogdian dictionary: Sogdian–Persian–English, Tehran: Farhangan Publications, page 107b