Definition of Indo-iranian
1. Noun. The branch of the Indo-European family of languages including the Indic and Iranian language groups.
Generic synonyms: Indo-european, Indo-european Language, Indo-hittite
Specialized synonyms: Indic, Indo-aryan, Iranian, Iranian Language
Definition of Indo-iranian
1. Noun. A branch of the Indo-European language family, including the Indic and Iranian languages. ¹
2. Noun. A member of any peoples speaking such a language. ¹
3. Adjective. Of or relating to such a language or member. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Literary usage of Indo-iranian
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Journal of the American Oriental Society by American Oriental Society (1899)
"Indo-Iranian I—Indo-Iranian I is in general retained. ... Indo-Iranian r, which is represented in Avestan by &r and in Old Persian by ar (Bartholomae, ..."
2. Transactions and Proceedings of the American Philological Association by American philological association (1897)
"According to Pick, Vergi. Wörterb.*, I. p. 9, the Indo- Iranian words, ... If we compare *eg or *egh with Indo-Iranian ajh-am, it is readily seen that the ..."
3. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1902)
"PHILOLOGY AND LITERATURE Columbia University Indo-Iranian Series. Vol. II. Indo-Iranian Phonology; with special reference to the Middle and New Indo-Iranian ..."
4. A Catalogue of the Collection of Persian Manuscripts, Including Also Some by Abraham Valentine Williams Jackson, Abraham Yohannan, Alexander Smith Cochran (1914)
"Cloth, 8vo, pp. xvii + 264, $1.50 net A brief statement of the phonetic developments undergone by the principal Indo-Iranian languages from the Sanskrit, ..."
5. The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind by Herbert George Wells (1920)
"But though the word Aryan was undoubtedly in its original application the name only of the Indo-Iranian people, it has been used in modern discussion ..."
6. An Etymology of Latin and Greek by Charles Storrs Halsey (1889)
"This proof came from. the Indo-Iranian palatal series : Sk. c, j, jh; Zd. c (sfi), j (zA), which is a modification of the first Indo-European guttural ..."
7. An Etymology of Latin and Greek by Charles Storrs Halsey (1882)
"This proof came from the Indo-Iranian palatal series : Sk. c, j, jh ; Zd. с (sK), у (zA), which is a modification of the first Indo-European guttural series ..."