Definition of zend :
Properly, the translation and exposition in the Huzvresh, or literary Pehlevi, language, of the Avesta, the Zoroastrian sacred writings; as commonly used, the language ( an ancient Persian dialect) in which the Avesta is written.
- These two works are in Persian, mixed with Zend, and purely on ceremonials. - "Les Parsis", D. Menant.
- So far we may accept Hegel's interpretation of the Zend doctrine. - "Moon Lore", Timothy Harley.
- I doubt, however, whether this was the original meaning of the word Zend. - "Lectures on The Science of Language", Max MÃ¼ller.