dlgwš

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Middle Persian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Akin to Avestan 𐬛𐬭𐬌𐬔𐬎(drigu), 𐬛𐬭𐬌𐬖𐬎(driγu, poor, needy).

Adjective[edit]

dlgwš (driyōš) (comparative dlgwštl, superlative dlgwštwm)

  1. poor, needy
    • Mēnōg ī Xrad, chap. 57.22, cited in [1]
      PWB hlt' dlgwštl
      pad xrad driyōštar
      poorer in wisdom

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

dlgwš (driyōš)

  1. one who lives in holy indigence

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • MacKenzie, D. N. (1971), “driyōš”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, page 27
  • Mansour Shaki, Hamid Algar (December 15, 1994), "DARVĪŠ" in Encyclopaedia Iranica, last updated November 18, 2011
  • Kanga, Kavasji Edalji (1909), “poor”, in An English–Avesta Dictionary, Bombay: The Fort Printing Press
  • Kanga, Kavasji Edalji (1909), “needy”, in An English–Avesta Dictionary, Bombay: The Fort Printing Press