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Ahura Mazda

noun, Zoroastrianism.
1.
the supreme creative deity, the creator of Gayomart whose omnipotence is challenged by Angra Mainyu.
Also called Mazda, Ohrmazd, Ormazd, Ormuzd.
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Ahura Mazda

/əˈhʊərə ˈmæzdə/
noun
1.
(Zoroastrianism) another name for Ormazd
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Word Origin and History for Ahura Mazda

from Avestan ahura- "spirit, lord," from Indo-Iranian *asuras, from suffixed form of PIE root *ansu- "spirit" (see Asgard) + Avestan mazda- "wise," from PIE *mens-dhe- "to set the mind," from root *men- "to think" (see mind (n.)).

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