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AcronymDefinition
AVAudiovisual
AVAverage
AVAdult Video
AVAnti-Virus
AVAnalog Video
AVAvenue (ESRI ARCview Scripting Language)
AVAccess Violation
AVAdded Value
AVAlternative Vote (UK politics; election method)
AVAnguilla
AVAltaVista (search engine)
AVAir Vehicle
AVAperture Value
AVAortic Valve
AVAnti-Virus Vendor
AVArcView (ESRI software)
AVArteriovenous
AVAliso Viejo (California)
AVAd Valorem (tax)
AVAlterac Valley (World of Warcraft gaming)
AVAeroVironment, Inc (Monrovia, CA)
AVAlgemene Vergadering (Dutch: General Assembly; Netherlands)
AVAll Views
AVActive Voice
AVAir Valve
AVArmored Vehicle
AVAnimal-Vegetable
AVAmerigo Vespucci
AVAlta Verapaz (Guatemala, territorial division)
AVAvoirdupois
AVAssurance Vieillesse (French: Pension Insurance)
AVAero Vodochody (Czech Republic)
AVArtificial Vagina
AVApproval Voting (election voting systems)
AVAviation Maintenance Technician (USN Rating)
AVAerospace Vehicle
AVAction Verb
AVAbsolute Virtue (Final Fantasy XI gaming)
AVAccess Verification (Sprint)
AVAirborne Virus
AVAutomatic Voice Network
AVAerial Victory
AVAllocation Vector
AVAuxiliary Vector
AVAmes Waltzer
AVAfrican Views (Hoboken, NJ)
AVAbrasion Value (engineering/geology)
AVAttack/Vertical (military aircraft designation)
AVAir Variant (simulation model for ground warfare)
AVArchitecture Verification
AVAssault Vertical
AVAvionics Verification
AVAufenthaltsvertrag (treaty concerning foreign forces in Germany, 1954)
AVAirspace Viewing
AVAutovoice (IRC)
AVAssessable Value
AVAttribute-Value (Cisco)
AVAsociación de Vecinos (Spanish: Neighbors Association)
AVAssessed Value
AVAsset Value
AVAvellino, Campania (Italian province)
AvAvestan (linguistics)
AVAvatar
AVAvianca (Aerovias del Continente Americano) Colombian Airline
AVSeaplane Tender
AVAviation
AVAvionics
AVAUTOVON (now DSN)
AVAvenue
AVAvestan
AVAsset Visibility
AVAtrioventricular
AVAudio/Video
AVArtificial Vision
AVAuthorized Version (same as King James Version) of the Bible
AVAuto Vent
AVAversiveness
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A related Avestan phrase is preserved in the Frahang i oim, an Avestan-Pahlavi glossary gleaned from the Pahlavi versions of Avestan texts and containing remnants of now lost texts: (70)
We will collaborate with other institutes and centres all over the country as well as abroad to conduct joint activities for any of the objectives of the project; to identify and give special attention to senior scholars and institutes working in the areas which are on the brink of extinction for want of patronage," said Prof Ramesh C Bhardwaj, director of the National project on Avestan Studies.
The purity of Old Persian and Avestan were not in question during the Achaemenid era.
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Key topics are the attribution of royal power to the favor of the "Wise Lord" Ahura Mazda and the significance of the creation narratives that open twenty-three of the inscriptions, similar in tone and vocabulary to Avestan accounts of the world's formation.
In the conclusion of his analysis of the original Avestan texts, shaul shaked is rather dubious about any attempt to find a coherent account of human nature.
7) The book he wrote on the subject (1843) was unfortunately based mainly on the Avestan book of Vendidad, whereas later scholars showed that the most authentic teachings of Zoroaster are in the Gathas.
Sanskrit tarpati 'satisfies', Avestan thrafdha 'satisfied', Greek [tau][epsilon][rho][pi][omega] 'I am satisfied', Latin oportet < *ob-portet 'one should, need' (with the metathesis of p and t), Lithuanian tarpti 'to be well off' and especially Prussian enterpo 'I need' and Old Church Slavonic trebovati 'to need' (hence Slovenian treba, Czech treba, Polish trzeba, potrzebowac).
Dhalla, "the Avestan texts had been almost wholly interpreted by the Zoroastrian authorities through the help of the Pahlavi translations.
The Old Norse legends of the mead of Odinn and the ritual dismemberment of Kvasir share a common Indo-European ancestry with the great myths of Sanskrit, Avestan, and Old Irish cultures.
but also the antiquity of the explanation of the Avestan word asman - as meaning both 'sky' and 'crystal' - which is known to us from later sources (cf.
The recitals of penance (&lt;/patits/&gt;) are a good first step towards an intended edition of the &lt;/Xorde Avesta/&gt;, says Buyaner, because of their unique character as Zoroastrian prayers that, despite their great importance for everyday religious life, have no Avestan prototype.