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 Arvakur’.Arzi’na. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
A’ryans.
 
The parent stock of what is called the Indo-European family of nations. They lived probably in Bactria, i.e. between the river Oxus and the Hindu-koosh mountains. The Aryan family of languages include the Persian and Hindû, with all the European except Basque, Turkish, Hungarian, and Finnic. Sometimes called the Indo-European, sometimes the Indo-Germanic, and sometimes the Japetic.   1
        Sanskrit, Zend, Latin, Greek, and Celtic are, of course, included.
 


 Arvakur’.Arzi’na. 

 
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