Sogdian

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noun Sog·di·an \ˈsäg-dē-ən\

Definition of Sogdian

  1. 1 :  a native or inhabitant of Sogdiana

  2. 2 :  an Iranian language of the Sogdians — see indo-european languages table

Sogdian

adjective

Origin and Etymology of sogdian

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


First Known Use: 1553


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