Definition of newroz
1) newday, new year, new sun, new begining, spring equinox 2) the first month of the Indo-Iranian (Zoroastrian) calendar, usually beginning on 21 March
From Avestan *navaka- "new" and raocah- "light".
The word has been formed by two Kurdish word of nû/new "new" and roj/roz "day, light".
Pashtun Nauruz (Gul-i-Surkh),
Newroz is partly rooted in the tradition of Iranian religions, such as Mithraism and Zoroastrianism. In Mithraism, festivals had a deep linkage with the Sun's light (roj).
In Kurdish legend, the holiday celebrates the deliverance of the Kurds from a tyrant and it is associated with fire, light (roj) and legendary Indo European myth of “smith” (Ku: blacksmith Kawa/Kaveh), also exists such as;
Ossetian legendary smith Kurd-Alä-Wärgon,
Greek Hephaestus and Daedalus,
Norse Wayland the Smith,
It also exists as a loan word in
Albanian Sultan Nevruz
Central Asian countries (Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan) Navruz, Наурыз, Нооруз, نەۋروز,