hwm

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Middle Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Persian *𐏃𐎢𐎶 (hauma-) (compare 𐏃𐎢𐎶𐎺𐎼𐎥𐎠 (haumavargā)), from Proto-Iranian *hauma- (compare Avestan 𐬵𐬀𐬊𐬨𐬀 (haoma), Sogdian xwm), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *sauma- (compare Sanskrit सोम (sóma)).

Noun[edit]

hwm (hōm)

  1. (Zoroastrianism) haoma

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • MacKenzie, D. N. (1971), “Hōm”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press
  • “haoma”, in Encyclopædia Iranica, online edition[1], New York, accessed 2013-11-28