The English Language

Borrowed Words From
Avestan

3 Words Listed


Avestan Language Notes

Avestan is an extinct Indo-European language spoken in ancient Perisa. It is the language of the Zoroaster religion.


WordMeaningNotes
bronze    
magic sorcerer This word reached English via Ancient Greek.
paradise enclosed space  

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