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The eastern dialect of Old Iranian, in which the Avesta is written.
1. Of or relating to Avestan.
2. Or or relating to the Avesta.
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(Languages) the oldest recorded language of the Iranian branch of the Indo-European family; the language of the Avesta. Formerly called: Zend
1. (Other Non-Christian Religious Writings) of or relating to the Avesta or its language
2. (Languages) of or relating to the Avesta or its language
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1. the ancient Iranian language in which the Avesta is written.adj.
2. pertaining to the Avesta.
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|Noun||1.||Avestan - an ancient Iranian language|
|2.||Avestan - the script in which the ancient Persian language of the Avesta is written|
script - a particular orthography or writing system
|Adj.||1.||Avestan - of or pertaining to the Avesta (sacred text of Zoroastrianism)|
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