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Arian vs. Aryan — What's the Difference?

Arian vs. Aryan — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Arian and Aryan

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Arian

See Aryan.

Aryan

Aryan or Arya (; Indo-Iranian *arya) is a term originally used as an ethnocultural self-designation by Indo-Iranians in ancient times, in contrast to the nearby outsiders known as 'non-Aryan' (*an-arya). In Ancient India, the term ā́rya was used by the Indo-Aryan speakers of the Vedic period as an endonym (self-designation) and in reference to a region known as Āryāvarta ('abode of the Aryas'), where the Indo-Aryan culture emerged.

Arian

Pertaining to Arius, a presbyter of the church of Alexandria, in the fourth century, or to the doctrines of Arius, who held Christ to be inferior to God the Father in nature and dignity, though the first and noblest of all created beings.

Aryan

Indo-Iranian.

Aryan

A member of the people who spoke the parent language of the Indo-European languages. No longer in technical use.
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Aryan

A member of any people speaking an Indo-European language. No longer in technical use.

Aryan

In Nazism and neo-Nazism, a non-Jewish Caucasian, especially one of Nordic type, supposed to be part of a master race.

Aryan

One of a primitive people supposed to have lived in prehistoric times, in Central Asia, east of the Caspian Sea, and north of the Hindu Kush and Paropamisan Mountains, and to have been the stock from which sprang the Hindu, Persian, Greek, Latin, Celtic, Teutonic, Slavonic, and other races; one of that ethnological division of mankind called also Indo-European or Indo-Germanic.

Aryan

The language of the original Aryans.

Aryan

A non-Jewish caucasian of Nordic stock; - a classification used by Nazis, having no anthropological basis.

Aryan

Of or pertaining to the people called Aryans; Indo-European; Indo-Germanic; as, the Aryan stock, the Aryan languages.

Aryan

(according to Nazi doctrine) a Caucasian person of Nordic descent (and not a Jew)

Aryan

A member of the prehistoric people who spoke Proto-Indo European

Aryan

Of or relating to the former Indo-European people;
Indo-European migrations

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