Zend


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Zend

 (zĕnd)
n.
1. The Avesta. No longer in scholarly use.
2. Avestan. No longer in scholarly use.

[Short for Zend-Avesta. Sense 2, from a misunderstanding of Zend in Zend-Avesta, as a language designation.]

Zend

(zɛnd)
n
1. (Languages) a former name for Avestan
2. (Other Non-Christian Religions) short for Zend-Avesta
3. (Other Non-Christian Religions) an exposition of the Avesta in the Middle Persian language (Pahlavi)
[C18: from Persian zand commentary, exposition; used specifically of the Middle Persian commentary on the Avesta, hence of the language of the Avesta itself]
ˈZendic adj

Zend

(zɛnd)

n.
1. a translation and exposition of the Avesta in Pahlavi.
2. Archaic. Avestan (def. 1).
[1690–1700; see Zend -Avesta]
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Noun1.Zend - an ancient Iranian language
Iranian language, Iranian - the modern Persian language spoken in Iran
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