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Sogdian

[sog-dee-uh n] /ˈsɒg di ən/
noun
1.
a native or inhabitant of Sogdiana.
2.
the extinct Iranian language of Sogdiana.
Origin
1770-1780
1770-80; < Greek Sogdianós. See Sogdiana, -ian
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Sogdian

/ˈsɒɡdɪən/
noun
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
adjective
3.
of or relating to Sogdiana, its people, or their language
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