𐭧𐭫𐭥𐭬

Middle PersianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • [script needed] (hlwm) (Book Pahlavi)

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Ῥώμη (Rhṓmē). Compare Old Armenian Հռովմ (Hṙovm), Parthian 𐫜𐫡𐫇𐫖(frwm /Frōm/), Sogdian 𐽃𐽀𐼴𐼺(frwm /frūm/), 𐫂𐫡𐫀𐫇𐫖(βrʾwm /frūm, frōm/, Rome, Byzantium). Compare also Chinese 拂菻 (Fúlǐn), an Iranian borrowing.

Proper nounEdit

𐭧𐭫𐭥𐭬 (hlwm /Hrōm/)

  1. Ancient Rome
  2. Byzantine Empire

Derived termsEdit

  • [Term?] (/Hrōmāyīg/)

DescendantsEdit

  • Persian: روم(Rum), اروم(Orum) (rare, obsolete)

ReferencesEdit

  • Gharib, B. (1995), “frwm”, in Sogdian dictionary: Sogdian–Persian–English, Tehran: Farhangan Publications, page 156a
  • Gharib, B. (1995), “βrʾwm”, in Sogdian dictionary: Sogdian–Persian–English, Tehran: Farhangan Publications, page 107b