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Old Persian artācā brazmaniya
Roland G. Kent
Vol. 21, No. 4 (Oct. - Dec., 1945), pp. 223-229
Published by: Linguistic Society of America
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/409690
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In the Daiva Inscription of Xerxes, artā- is an instrumental coordinate with the preceding acc. Auramazdām; barazamanaiya is to be normalized brazmaniya on the evidence of the Elamite transcription, and is nom. sg. masc. 'prayerful, reverent' = Skt. brahmaṇyá-ḥ 'religious'. The clause means 'worship Ahuramazda and Arta reverent(ly)'. Previous views are listed with a critique.
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