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𐎺𐏀𐎼𐎣

Old PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Originally meaning "endowed with generative power", from vazra-, from Proto-Indo-European *weǵ- (“to be strong, lively, awake”). Cognate with Sanskrit वाज (vā́ja, “strength, vigor, energy”), वज्र (vájra, “Indra's thunderbolt, a symbol of generative force”), Latin vigeō (“to thrive”), vegeō (“to quicken, arouse”) and Old English wacan, wacian (English wake).

AdjectiveEdit

𐎺𐏀𐎼𐎣 (vazraka)

  1. great
    𐎲𐎥 𐏐 𐎺𐏀𐎼𐎣 𐏐 𐎠𐎢𐎼𐎶𐏀𐎭𐎠 — baga vazraka Auramazdā — Great is the god Ahura Mazda
  2. big

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