Ormazd
noun Etymology: Persian Urmazd, from Middle Persian, from Avestan Ahuramazdāh- Date: 1603 Ahura Mazda

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  • Ormazd — Or mazd, Ormuzd Or muzd or Ahura Mazda A hu*ra Maz da, n. [Zend Ahuramazda.] (Zoroastrianism) The supreme deity, the embodiment of the principle of good, creator of the world, source of light, and guardian of mankind. He is the opponent of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ormazd — V. Ahura Mazdâ …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Ormazd — [ôr′məzd] n. [Pers < OPers Auramazda < Avestan Ahuro Mazdao, wise lord < ahura, a god (see OSCAR2) + mazdah , name of the highest god < IE * mendh , to direct one s mind toward < base * men , to think (> MIND) + * dhē , to put… …   English World dictionary

  • Ormazd — Ahura Mazda Pour les articles homonymes, voir Mazda (homonymie). Ahura Mazdâ (du vieux perse Aura Mazdâ, « Seigneur Sagesse ») est la divinité abstraite et transcendante du zoroastrisme. Selon l Avesta, il est l Esprit suprême qui donna …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ormazd — /awr meuhzd/, n. See Ahura Mazda. Also, Ormuzd. * * * …   Universalium

  • Ormazd — Or•mazd or Or•muzd [[t]ˈɔr məzd[/t]] n. ear Ahura Mazda …   From formal English to slang

  • Ormazd —    In Zoroastrian myth an alternative name for Ahura Mazda …   Who’s Who in non-classical mythology

  • Ormazd — /ˈɔməzd/ (say awmuhzd) noun (in Zoroastrianism) the embodiment of all that is good, emanating from primordial light. Earlier name, Ahura Mazda. Compare Ahriman. Also, Ormuzd. {Persian, from Avestan Ahura Mazda from ahura spirit and mazdā wise} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Ormazd — noun chief deity of Zoroastrianism; source of light and embodiment of good • Syn: ↑Ormuzd, ↑Ahura Mazda • Instance Hypernyms: ↑Persian deity …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ormazd [1] — Ormazd, s. Ormuzd …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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