D.N. MacKenzie was a polyglot, “mediocre” scholar of Middle and Modern Iranian languages (Kurdish and mediaeval Khwarezmian, Pashto, Pahlavi and Sogdian).
Here are some of his works:
Kurdish dialect studies, 1962
Zoroastrian Astrology in the Bundahishn, BSOAS, 27, 3, 1964, 511-29.
The Dialect of Awroman (Hawrâman-î Luhôn). Grammatical Sketch, Texts, and Vocabulary, Københaven, 1966.
The “Sûtra of the Causes and Effects of Actions” in Sogdian, London, 1970.
A Concise Pahlavi Dictionary, Oxford University Press, London, 1971.
The Buddist Sogdian Texts of the British Library, Acta Iranica, 10, Téhéran-Liège, 1976.
The Khwarezmian element in the Qunyat al-munya, Author: Zahidi al-Ghazmini, Mukhtar ibn Mahmud, d. 1260, 1990.
Corolla Iranica, Papers in honour of Prof. Dr. David Neil MacKenzie on the occasion of his 65th birthday on the eighth of April 1991, ed. R.E. Emmerick and D. Weber, Frankfurt am Main, 1991.
Iranica Diversa, 2 vols., SOR, LXXXIV, 1-2, Roma, 1999.