Sogdian

noun
Sog·​di·​an | \ ˈsäg-dē-ən How to pronounce Sogdian (audio) \

Definition of Sogdian

1 : a native or inhabitant of Sogdiana
2 : an Iranian language of the Sogdians — see Indo-European Languages Table

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Sogdian adjective

First Known Use of Sogdian

1553, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Sogdian

Latin Sogdiani, plural, from Greek Sogdianoi, from Old Persian Suguda Sogdiana

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“Sogdian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sogdian. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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