Avestan

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A language of Iran

Alternate Names
Avesta, Pazend
Population

No known L1 speakers.

Location

Scattered.

Language Status

10 (Extinct).

Dialects

Old Avestan (Gathic), Younger Avestan.

Language Use

The sacred language of Zoroastrian scriptures.

Language Development
Writing

Arabic script, Naskh variant [Arab]. Avestan script [Avst], used until 7th century. Gujarati script [Gujr].

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