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Old′ Per′sian(n.)

  1. an ancient Iranian language attested in the cuneiform inscriptions of the Achaemenid empire.

    Category: Peoples

    Ref: Abbr.: OPers


  1. Old Persian(ProperNoun)

    The ancestor language of Middle Persian, and via it of modern Persian language. Attested in Old Persian cuneiform, in the period 525 - 300 .


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