What does parthian mean?

Definitions for parthianˈpɑr θi ən

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word parthian.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Parthian(noun)

    a native or inhabitant of Parthia

  2. Parthian(adj)

    the Iranian language spoken in the Parthian kingdom (250 BC to AD 226)

  3. Parthian(adj)

    pertaining to Parthia or its people or language or culture

    "Parthian archeology"


  1. Parthian(Noun)

    A native or inhabitant of Parthia.

  2. Parthian(Noun)

    An extinct Western Iranian language that was spoken in Parthia.

  3. Parthian(Adjective)

    Relating to Parthia or Parthians.

  4. Parthian(Adjective)

    Delivered as if in retreat. (An allusion to the Parthian battle tactic of firing arrows backwards from horseback while apparently in retreat.)

    A Parthian shot.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Parthian(adj)

    of or pertaining to ancient Parthia, in Asia

  2. Parthian(noun)

    a native Parthia

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Parthian

    par′thi-an, adj. of or belonging to Parthia, in Persia.—A Parthian shot, a shot or blow given while pretending to fly, a parting shot.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of parthian in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of parthian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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