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Zend-Avesta Syllabification: Zend-A·ves·ta
Pronunciation: /ˌzendəˈvestə/

Definition of Zend-Avesta in English:


The Zoroastrian sacred writings, comprising the Avesta (the text) and Zend (the commentary).
Example sentences
  • When the Jews came in contact with the Persian priests they were made acquainted with the heaven and hell of the Zend-Avesta.
  • Its first mention in this context is in the Zoroastrian Zend-Avesta.
  • Zoroaster's teachings were very peaceful and were collected in a book called the Zend-Avesta.
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