Sogdian

Sogdian

[sog-dee-uhn]
noun
1.
a native or inhabitant of Sogdiana.
2.
the extinct Iranian language of Sogdiana.

Origin:
1770–80; < Greek Sogdianós. See Sogdiana, -ian

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Sogdian (ˈsɒɡdɪən)
 
n
1.  a member of the people who lived in Sogdiana
2.  the language of this people, now almost extinct, belonging to the East Iranian branch of the Indo-European family
 
adj
3.  of or relating to Sogdiana, its people, or their language

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