𐭱𐭧𐭯𐭥𐭧𐭥𐭩

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Middle Persian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From earlier [Term?] (/*šāhpuhr/), from Old Persian [script needed] (*xšāyaθiyahyāpuθra, literally king's son), from 𐏋 ( /xšāyaθiya/, king) +‎ 𐎱𐎢𐏂 (p-u-ç /puça/, son). Cognate with Parthian 𐭔𐭇𐭉𐭐𐭅𐭇𐭓 (šḥypwḥr).

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𐭱𐭧𐭯𐭥𐭧𐭥𐭩 (šhpwhry /Šāhpūr, Šāpuhr, Šābuhr, Šābūr/)

  1. A male given name, Shapuhr, Shapur, the name of several of the Sasanian kings

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