From Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Middle Persian


Alternative forms




From Proto-Iranian *taxta-, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *táktas, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)teg- (to cover).



tʾht' (taxt)

  1. throne

Derived terms




(taking Middle Persian as representative of all Middle Iranian)


  • Ačaṙean, Hračʻeay (1979) “տախտ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, a reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, volume IV, Yerevan: University Press, page 359a
  • MacKenzie, D. N. (1971) “taxt”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, page 83
  • Lokotsch, Karl (1927) Etymologisches Wörterbuch der europäischen Wörter orientalischen Ursprungs (in German), Heidelberg: Carl Winter’s Universitätsbuchhandlung, § 1987, page 157
  • Bailey, H. W. (1979) Dictionary of Khotan Saka, Cambridge, London, New York, Melbourne: Cambridge University press, page 127