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  • DOʿĀ

    Hamid Algar

    the act of offering supplicatory or petitionary prayer, a principal manifestation of Muslim piety.

  • DOʿĀ-NEVĪSĪ

    Aḥmad Mahdawī Dāmḡānī

    the act of writing charms against various evils.

  • DOĀB-E MĪḴZARĪN

    Klaus Fischer

    a group of archeological sites with numerous pre-Islamic mud-brick ruins on either side of the Sorḵāb river, on the road from Bāmīān to Došī, opposite the entrance to the Kahmard valley.

  • DOCUMENTS

    Mansour Shaki, Muhammad A. Dandamayev

    i. In pre-Islamic period. ii. Babylonian and Egyptian documents in the Achaemenid period. iii. In the modern period.

  • DŌDĀ-BĀLĀÇ

    Cross-Reference

    See BALUCHISTAN iii/II.

  • DODDER

    Cross-Reference

    See AFTĪMŪN.

  • DOERFER, GERHARD

    Michael Knüppel

    German scholar of Turkic, Mongolian, and Tungus languages.

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  • DOG

    Mahmoud Omidsalar and Teresa P. Omidsalar, Mary Boyce, Jean-Pierre Digard

    Canis familiaris; i. In literature and folklore. ii. In Zoroastrianism. iii. Ethnography.

  • DOḠLAT, MĪRZĀ MOḤAMMAD ḤAYDAR

    Cross-Reference

    See Supplement.

  • DOGONBADAN

    Cross-Reference

    See GAČSARĀN.