Eastern Iranian peoples

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The Eastern Iranian peoples are historical ethno-linguistic groups frequently mentioned in Avesta as well as Sanskrit and Pali literature, who are identified by their use of Eastern Iranian languages which diversified out of the Common Indo-Iranian in the course of the early Iron Age. The modern Eastern Iranian peoples include:

  • Pashtuns
  • Pamiri people
  • Ossetes
  • Burki
  • Yaghnobis

The ancient Eastern Iranian peoples include:

  • Scythians
  • Bactrians
  • Arachosians
  • Khwarezmians
  • Kambojas
  • Parama Kambojas

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