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

Middle Persian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]


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


tʾht' (taxt)

  1. throne

Derived terms[edit]


(taking Middle Persian as representative of all Middle Iranian)


  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1979), “տախտ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), volume IV, 2nd edition, a reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, 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