Definition of Simurgh

1. Proper noun. (Iranian mythology) A gigantic winged benevolent creature. ¹

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Definition of Simurgh

1. simurg [n -S] - See also: simurg

Lexicographical Neighbors of Simurgh

simultaneous contrast
simultaneous death
simultaneous deaths
simultaneous equations
simultaneous operation
simultaneous perception
simurgh (current term)
sin bin
sin binned
sin bins
sin eater
sin recombinase

Literary usage of Simurgh

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1907)
""When they looked, that was the simurgh: without doubt that simurgh was those ... "They perceived themselves to be naught else but the simurgh, while the ..."

2. Publications by Oriental Translation Fund, Edward Byles Cowell, Frederick William Thomas (1843)
"Admitted to the presence of simurgh, they heard the register of their faults ... Then they perceived the face of simurgh: " When they threw a clandes- ..."

3. The Sacred Books and Early Literature of the East, with Historical Surveys by Charles F Horne (1917)
"The simurgh, however, felt no inclination to devour him, ... A voice, not earthly, thus addressed The simurgh in his mountain nest — " To thee this mortal I ..."

4. Turkish Literature; Comprising Fables, Belles-lettres and Sacred Traditions by Epiphanius Wilson (1901)
"While he was talking with many such vaunts and boasts, the simurgh arrived in ... Quoth the simurgh, ' Until I take thee with me I will not budge from here. ..."

5. History of the Early Kings of Persia: From Kaiomars, the First of the by David Shea (1832)
"The simurgh too, (f) " According to Oriental romances, this wonderful bird, the simurgh, or Enka, is endued with reason, for it speaks to those who address ..."

6. Persian Literature: Comprising the Sháh Námeh, the Rubáiyát, the Divan and by Firdawsī, Omar Khayyam, Edward FitzGerald, Ḥāfiẓ, Saʻdī (1900)
"So saying, Zal went up to a high place, and burnt the feather in a censer, and in a short time the simurgh stood before him. ..."

7. The Women of Turkey and Their Folk-lore by Lucy Mary Jane Garnett, John S. Stuart-Glennie (1891)
"While he was talking with many such vaunts and boasts, the simurgh arrived ... Quoth the simurgh, " I will not go without thee/' But the Sparrow heeded him ..."

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