Peh"le*vi` (?), n. [Parsee Pahlavi.]

An ancient Persian dialect in which words were partly represented by their Semitic equivalents. It was in use from the 3d century (and perhaps earlier) to the middle of the 7th century, and later in religious writings.

[Written also Pahlavi.]

 

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