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Druj is an Avestan feminine noun defining lie the concept opposed to that of Asha (aša) .[1] In Avestan druj- also has a secondary derivation, the adjective drəguuaṇt- (Younger Av. druuaṇt-) “partisan of deception, deceiver,” of which the superlative draojišta- and perhaps also the comparative draoj(ii)ah- are attested (Kellens, 1977, pp. 69 ff.).


  1. ^ "druj-". ENCYCLOPÆDIA IRANICA. Retrieved 2013-09-16.