Sogdian
noun Etymology: Latin Sogdiani, plural, from Greek Sogdianoi, from Old Persian Suguda Sogdiana Date: 1553 1. a native or inhabitant of Sogdiana 2. an Iranian language of the Sogdians — see Indo-European languages table • Sogdian adjective

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  • Sogdian — may refer to* anything pertaining to Sogdiana, an ancient civilization of Iranian peoplesand in particular to* the Sogdian language * or the Sogdian people …   Wikipedia

  • Sogdian — [säg′dē ən] n. 1. a member of a people that lived in Sogdiana 2. the extinct Iranian language of this people …   English World dictionary

  • Sogdian — /sog dee euhn/, n. 1. a native or inhabitant of Sogdiana. 2. the extinct Iranian language of Sogdiana. [1770 80; < Gk Sogdianós. See SOGDIANA, IAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • Sogdian — 1. adjective of or relating to Sogdiana 2. noun a) An extinct Middle Iranian language spoken around Sogdiana. b) A native of Sogdiana …   Wiktionary

  • Sogdian — ISO 639 3 Code : sog ISO 639 2/B Code : sog ISO 639 2/T Code : sog ISO 639 1 Code : Scope : Individual Language Type : Ancient …   Names of Languages ISO 639-3

  • sogdian — sog·di·an …   English syllables

  • Sogdian — Sog•di•an [[t]ˈsɒg di ən[/t]] n. 1) a native or inhabitant of Sogdiana 2) peo the extinct Iranian language of the Sogdians 3) peo of or pertaining to Sogdiana, the Sogdians, or their language …   From formal English to slang

  • Sogdian — /ˈsɒgdiən/ (say sogdeeuhn) noun 1. one of the ancient people of Iran who lived in Sogdiana, a province of the ancient Persian Empire (now in Uzbekistan). 2. the extinct Iranian language of Sogdiana. –adjective 3. of or relating to this people or… …   Australian English dictionary

  • sogdian — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sogdian language — language name=Sogdian nativename= region=Sogdiana extinct=largely extinct by the 9th century, remnants evolved into Yaghnobi familycolor=Indo European fam2=Indo Iranian fam3=Iranian fam4=Eastern Iranian fam5=Northeastern iso2=sog iso3=sog The… …   Wikipedia

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