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Synonyms for Pahlavi

Shah of Iran who was deposed in 1979 by Islamic fundamentalists (1919-1980)

the Iranian language of the Zoroastrian literature of the 3rd to 10th centuries

the script (derived from the Aramaic alphabet) used to write the Pahlavi language

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The eleventh-century poet Baba Tahir of Hamadan says: zaban-i pahlawi-ra ustad-am // maqam-i asiqi-ra az-bar astam "I master the Pahlavi language // I know by heart the musical mode of Love.
He composed his poems in the 'New Persian' style, a transcription of the Pahlavi language using Arabic letters.