Pahlavi

noun
Pah·​la·​vi | \ ˈpa-lə-(ˌ)vē How to pronounce Pahlavi (audio) , ˈpä- How to pronounce Pahlavi (audio) \

Definition of Pahlavi

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : the Iranian language of Sassanian Persia — see Indo-European Languages Table
2 : a script used for writing Pahlavi

Pahlavi

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Definition of Pahlavi (Entry 2 of 2)

First Known Use of Pahlavi

Noun

1772, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Pahlavi

Noun

Persian pahlavī, from Pahlav Parthia, from Old Persian Parthava-

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“Pahlavi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pahlavi. Accessed 15 Apr. 2021.

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