𐭫𐭥𐭩𐭱𐭤

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Middle Persian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Iranian *sarah-, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ḱerh₂-; see there for more.

Logogram from Aramaic head, top, chief ‎(rʾšh). See *raʾš-.

Noun[edit]

𐭫𐭥𐭩𐭱𐭤 ‎(LOYŠE /sar/)

  1. (anatomy) head
  2. top, summit

Descendants[edit]

  • Persian: سر ‎(sar)
  • → Old Armenian: *սար- ‎(*sar-)

References[edit]

  • Gignoux, Philippe (1972) Glossaire des Inscriptions Pehlevies et Parthes (Corpus Inscriptionum Iranicarum. Supplementary Series; 1) (in French), London: Lund Humphries, page 26b