Avestan edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Iranian *yawjáti. Cognate with Old Persian [script needed] (yaud-), Parthian [script needed] (ywz-) and Old Armenian յոյզ (yoyz), an Iranian borrowing.

Verb edit

𐬫𐬀𐬊𐬰𐬀𐬌𐬙𐬌 (yaozaiti) (root 𐬫𐬀𐬊𐬰) (Young Avestan)

  1. to set in motion, move
  2. to wave

References edit

  • Cheung, Johnny (2007) “*i̯auz”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Iranian Verb (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 2), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 218