The Pársís; or, Modern Zerdusthians a sketch

9780217503006: The Pársís; or, Modern Zerdusthians a sketch

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1852 Excerpt: ... PEOPEE NAMES OF THE PARSIS OF BOMBAY. Men. Terminations in sMh.--Behram, Bohman, Dhin, Dhanji, Dara, Manchar, Pheros, Sohorab,--as BehramsMA, &c. Terminations in bhdi.--Dada, Dhosa, Dhanji, Hlrji, Jiji, Nana. Irregular Terminations.--Ardeshir, Jehangir, Kaikhasru. Terminations inY.--Auder, Aspandhiyar, Bapu, Barjor, Behram, Bezan, Bhika, Bohman, Dorab, Dhan, Edal, Fram, Fromaz, Fardun, Gusthad, Hlr, Hormasd, Jemshed, Jamas, Jiva, Jivan, Kauvas, Karshed, Khaikobad, Kuvar, Lim, Manak, Mancha, Meher, Meherwan, Nasarvan or Nashirvan, Nauroz, Pestan, Palan, Ratan, Rustam, Shapur, Sohorab, Tamul, Venka, Vika. Women. Terminations in bdi in India, and bhdnu in Persia.--(The significations of most of the names are given.)--Suna (Gold), Rupa (Silver), Mothi (Pearl), Hira (Diamond), Phiroz (Turquoise), Miti (Sweet), Gul (Rose), Malik (Ruby), Shirin (Delightful), Jar (GoldThread), Ratan (Emerald), Avan (Air), Kuvar (Royal), Dhan (Wealth), Chandan (Moonlight), Khursad (Sun), Bhikai, Dhanbyi, Navaz, Vilar, and Sakar-Vahu (Sugarlike); Dhin and Meher (names of two of their angelic host). APPENDIX. 107 A. GUJARATI PUBLICATIONS. The Bombay Samdchdr (News), Sunday and Thursday. The Jdm-i-Jdmshid (Goblet of Jamshid), Wednesday and Saturday. The Chdbuk (Whip or Lash), and Bombay Harkdru (Courier), Monday and Friday. The Samdchdr Darpan (News), daily. The Rdsht-i-Goftr (Truth-teller), Sunday. The CMtr-Dnydn Darpan (Illustrated Knowledge), Tuesday and Friday. The Parsee Reformer, Wednesday and Saturday. B. To the Honourable the Governor General, and Legislative Council of India, Calcutta. The humble Petition of the undersigned principal Parsees, Inhabitants of Bombay, and Subjects of His Britannic Majesty, Most respectfully showeth,--That the Parsees, from the time of the arriva...

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