Synonyms for iranic or Related words with iranic
Examples of "iranic"
peoples (the Medes, Persians and Parthians), aided by the previous Assyrian destruction of the hitherto dominant Elamites of Ancient Iran, also took advantage of the upheavals in Assyria to coalesce into a powerful Median dominated force which destroyed the "pre-
" Assyrian vassal kingdom of Mannea and absorbed the remnants of the pre-
Elamites of southern Iran, and the equally pre-
Gutians, Manneans and Kassites of the Zagros Mountains and the Caspian Sea.
This is a list of flags used by the people of
A majority of the population of Iran (approximately 67–80%) consists of
Caspian people are an ancient
people living on the southern and southwestern shores of the Caspian Sea.
The name "Don" and its diminutive, "Donet" are derived from
, Sarmatian "the river". According to V. Abaev (expert on Scytho-Sarmatian languages) the name Don derives from
, Scythian-Sarmatian "Dānu" (river) Scytho-Sarmatians inhabited the areas to the north of the Black Sea from 1100 BC into the early medieval times.
Proto-Indo-Iranian or Proto-Indo-
is the reconstructed proto-language of the Indo-Iranian/Indo-
branch of Indo-European. Its speakers, the hypothetical Proto-Indo-Iranians, are assumed to have lived in the late 3rd millennium BC, and are often connected with the Sintashta culture and the early Andronovo archaeological horizon.
The Caspians have generally been regarded as a pre-Indo-European people. They have been identified by Ernst Herzfeld with the Kassites, who spoke a language without an identified relationship to any other known language and whose origins have long been the subject of debate. However onomastic evidence bearing on this point has been discovered in Aramaic papyri from Egypt published by P. Grelot, in which several of the Caspian names that are mentioned—and identified under the gentilic כספי "kaspai"—are in part, etymologically
. The Caspians of the Egyptian papyri must therefore be considered either an
people or strongly under
In the 1950s, Gholamhossein Mosahab invented the "
font style", a back-slanted italic form to go with the right-to-left direction of
Iranian mythology or
mythology may involve in the mythology of Iranian peoples, a branch of Indo-Europeans. Below is a list of some Iranian peoples.
The Iranian peoples or
peoples are a diverse Indo-European ethno-linguistic group that comprise the speakers of the Iranian languages.
As of 1989, a group of ethnic Baloch also lived in Somalia. An
community, they were estimated at 8,200 residents.
prefers an areal grouping of "Central dialects" (or "Kermanic") within Northwest
, with Kurdish but not Zaza-Gorani grouped with "Kermanic".
The Assyrian presence in Iran goes back 4000 years to ancient times, and Assyria was involved in the history of Ancient Iran even before the arrival of the modern Iranian peoples to the region circa 1000 BC. During the Old Assyrian Empire (c.2025-1750 BC) and Middle Assyrian Empire (1365-1020 BC) the Assyrians ruled over parts of "Pre-
" northern and western Iran. The Neo-Assyrian Empire (911-605 BC) saw Assyria conquer the
Persians, Medes, Manneans and Parthians into their empire, together with the ancient "pre-
" Elamites, Kassites, Manneans and Gutians, and also the
Cimmerians of Asia Minor and Scythians of the Caucasus. The home of the Assyrians in Iran has traditionally been along the western shore of Lake Urmia from the Salmas area to the Urmia plain.
Despite the name by which they are known in China, the Tajiks of Xinjiang are not the same as the Tajik people (who speak a Persian dialect, known as Tajik in Tajikistan or Dari in Afghanistan). The Tajiks in Xinjiang of China, are an extension of the Pamiri people, a different
group who speak the Eastern
Pamiri languages. Though most Tajiks in China also speak Persian as well.
This list of ancient Iranian peoples or ancient
peoples includes names of Indo-European peoples speaking Iranian languages or otherwise considered Iranian in sources from the late 1st millennium BC to the early 2nd millennium AD.
African, Arab, Armenian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, German, Greek, Spanish, Icelandic, Indonesian,
, Italian, Japanese, Maltese, Norwegian, Pakistani, Philippine, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Swedish, and Ukrainian.
The Baloch and Brahui, with Baloch speaking an
language and Brahuis speaking a dravidian language are at some risk to become Indo-Aryanised, especially the fact, the Brahui language is at a high risk of being lost.
The Turkic Qarakhanid and Uyghur Qocho Kingdoms were both states founded by invaders while the native populations of the region were
and Tocharian peoples along with some Chinese in Qocho and Indians, who married and mixed with the Turkic invaders, and prominent Qarakhanid people such as Mahmud Kashghari hold a high position among modern Uyghurs.
The historical area of what is modern day Xinjiang consisted of the distinct areas of the Tarim Basin and Dzungaria, and was originally populated by Indo-European Tocharian and
Saka peoples who practiced the Buddhist religion. The area was subjected to Turkification and Islamification at the hands of invading Turkic Muslims.
The Indo-Iranian languages, or Indo-
languages, constitute the largest and easternmost extant branch of the Indo-European language family. It has more than 1 billion speakers, stretching from the Caucasus (Ossetian) and the Balkans (Romani) eastward to Xinjiang (Sarikoli) and Assam (Assamese), and south to the Maldives (Maldivian).
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