Pahlavi Texts, Part IV (SBE37), E.W. West, tr. , at sacred-texts.com
1. One section is the Gôharikistân ('quality code'), particulars about natural superiority; not the modified (gastakŏ), but the lawful, approved 2, and specific state of superiority; not acquired by the slender power 3 of the world, but by seeking virtuous living through causing the prosperity of every person; also the authorisation of superiority, and the proportion of advantage therein. 2. About a superiority unimpoverished (anyûrûzd), with one unimpoverished with a nature unspent (an-aûrûzd), with one unspent with an impoverished (nyûrûzd), and one impoverished with an impoverished; also the extent of impoverishment and non-impoverishment, that is, with whom it is not customarily of much
consequence (pavan freh-argŏ), with whom it is so customarily, and with whom, owing to an exception, it is not customarily of much consequence on account of its much consequence for an uninformed person, that is, with whom it is as it were proper with a servant of sin. 3. And superiority is a furtherance of living beings, and pervades the natural extent thereof.
4. About him who would sell property not his own, and him who would buy it. 5.. About selling a sheep frequenting the house, and one not frequenting the house. 6. About various precautions as to samples of various things. 7. About selling beasts of burden, cattle, slaves, servants, and other property, of the nature of whose species one is aware through speaking about the nature of different species; and the retribution for the sin of whatever is on the same subject. 8. That which is an obvious agreement for selling with defects 1, when it is declared of beasts of burden; and that which is ever defective on selling.
9. About a house in which a person, or dog, has passed away through contagious sickness, and the clothing which the man wore owing to that sickness; that is, how it is when spoiled for selling for three years, how it is when it is so for two years, and how it is when it is so for one year. to About a house in which a person, or dog, has reposed in a contagious sickness, and not passed away after his descent therefrom; and the clothing which the man wore in that sickness; that is, how it is when spoiled for selling for two years, how it is when it is so for one year, and how it is when it is so for thirty nights; and whatever is on the same subject.
11. About forming a family (gôharik kardanŏ) with foreigners, that is, how it is when allowable. 12. About a sheep of good breed for the three nights 1, and its slaughter after the three nights; likewise many other decisions as regards superiority and sheep of a good breed.
97:2 Assuming that pasandak stands for pasandak; otherwise, we may read pishonîk, 'provided.'
97:3 Reading tang-karîh, but it may be tund-karîh, 'the severe labour.'
98:1 That is, without a warranty.
99:1 The three nights after a death; the sheep is to be slaughtered on the fourth day, including the day of death (see Sls. XVII, 2-5).