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Ahura Mazda

noun
1.
Chief deity of Zoroastrianism; source of light and embodiment of good.  Synonyms: Ormazd, Ormuzd.






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"Ahura Mazda" Quotes from Famous Books



... from Ahu Lord: Mazdao can be analysed into the component parts, maz great, and dao he who knows. At first the two terms were interchangeable, and even in the Gathas the form Mazda Ahura is employed much more often than the form Ahura Mazda. In the Achsemenian inscriptions, Auramazda is only found as a single word, except in an inscription of Xerxes, where the two terms are in one passage separated and declined Aurahya mazdaha. The form Ormuzd, Ormazd, usually employed by Europeans, is that ...
— History Of Egypt, Chaldaea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 9 (of 12) • G. Maspero



Words linked to "Ahura Mazda" :   Ormuzd, Persian deity, Ormazd



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