Meaning of Mashyē and Mashyānē

Mash•yē and Mash•yā•nē

Pronunciation: (mash'yu&sylpmäsh&sylpyä'nu), [key]
— Zoroastrianism. Zoroastrianism.
  1. (in the Avesta) the first couple, man and woman, created by Ahura Mazda from a rhubarb plant grown from the seed of Gayomart. Also called
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