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  • ʿADAS

    A. Parsa and N. Ramazani, A. Parsa

    "lentils."

  • ADĀT

    Ḵ. Faršīdvard

    “particle,” Arabic word corresponding to the Persian abzār which is used as a technical term in logic (manṭeq), grammar (dastūr), and rhetoric (maʿānī o bayān).

  • ADDĀ

    W. Sundermann

    one of the earliest disciples of Mani.

  • ʿĀDEL SHAH AFŠĀR

    J. R. Perry

    the royal title of ʿAlī-qolī Khan, r. 1160-61/1747-48, nephew and successor of Nāder Shah.

  • ʿĀDELŠĀHĪS

    R. M. Eaton

    A dynasty of Indo-Muslim kings who governed the city-state of Bijapur from 895/1490 to 1097/1686.

  • ADERGOUDOUNBADES

    R. N. Frye

    kanārang (eastern border margrave) appointed by the Sasanian king Kavād (r. 488-531 A.D.).

  • ADHAM, MĪRZĀ EBRĀHĪM

    W. Thackston

    11th/17th century poet.

  • ADHYARDHAŚATIKĀ PRAJÑĀPĀRAMITĀ

    R. E. Emmerick

    (“The perfection of wisdom in 150 lines”), title of a Praǰñāpāramitā text in Tantric.

  • ADIABENE

    D. Sellwood

    a district near the present-day borders of Iraq, Iran, and Turkey.

  • ADIB ḴᵛĀNSARI

    Morteżā Ḥoseyni Dehkordi and EIr

    a major vocalist of Persia in the first half of 20th century (1901-1982).