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Definitions for pahlavi
ˈpɑ ləˌvi; ˈrɛz ɑpahlav·i

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Pahlavi, Mohammed Reza Pahlavi, Shah Pahlavi, Pahlevi, Mohammed Reza Pahlevinoun

    Shah of Iran who was deposed in 1979 by Islamic fundamentalists (1919-1980)

  2. Pahlavi, Pehlevinoun

    the Iranian language of the Zoroastrian literature of the 3rd to 10th centuries

  3. Pahlavinoun

    the script (derived from the Aramaic alphabet) used to write the Pahlavi language


  1. pahlavi

    Pahlavi is an ancient Iranian language and script that was used during the Parthian and Sassanid empires between the 3rd century BC and the 9th century AD. It is also the name of the last ruling dynasty in Iran from 1925 until 1979, founded by Reza Shah Pahlavi.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Pahlavi

    Same as Pehlevi.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pahlavi in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pahlavi in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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