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Noun: Pahlavi  'paa-lu,vee
  1. Shah of Iran who was deposed in 1979 by Islamic fundamentalists (1919-1980)
    - Mohammed Reza Pahlavi, Shah Pahlavi, Pahlevi, Mohammed Reza Pahlevi
  2. The script (derived from the Aramaic alphabet) used to write the Pahlavi language
  3. The Iranian language of the Zoroastrian literature of the 3rd to 10th centuries
    - Pehlevi

Type of: Iranian, Iranian language, script, Shah, Shah of Iran

Encyclopedia: Pahlavi, Reza