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Persian (ˈpɜːʃən



  1. of or relating to ancient Persia or modern Iran, their inhabitants, or their languages



  1. a native, citizen, or inhabitant of modern Iran; an Iranian
  2. a member of an Indo-European people of West Iranian speech who established a great empire in SW Asia in the 6th century bc
  3. the language of Iran or Persia in any of its ancient or modern forms, belonging to the West Iranian branch of the Indo-European family . See also Avestan, Old Persian, Pahlavi2, Farsi

Translations for 'Persian'

  • British English: Persian Something that is Persian belongs or relates to the ancient kingdom of Persia, or sometimes to the modern state of Iran....the Persian Empire.ˈpɜːʃən ADJECTIVE
  • Arabic: فَارِسِيٌّ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: persa
  • Chinese: 波斯的
  • Croatian: perzijski perzijska
  • Czech: perský
  • Danish: persisk
  • Dutch: Perzisch
  • European Spanish: persa
  • Finnish: persialainen
  • French: perse
  • German: persisch
  • Greek: περσικός περσική
  • Italian: persiano persiana
  • Japanese: ペルシャの
  • Korean: 페르시아의
  • Norwegian: persisk
  • Polish: perski perska
  • Portuguese: persa
  • Romanian: persan persan, persană, persani, persane
  • Russian: персидский персидская
  • Spanish: persa
  • Swedish: persisk persiskt
  • Thai: เกี่ยวกับเปอร์เซีย
  • Turkish: İranlı
  • Ukrainian: перський
  • Vietnamese: thuộc Ba Tư

Example Sentences Including 'Persian'

It was very dark, very masculine: antique European furniture, Persian rugs.
Clive Barker COLDHEART CANYON (2001)
But then he could have been a lot of things - Turk, Persian , Lebanese.
Curzon, Clare The Quest for K
Duane, however, made fun of everything, especially cashmere jackets and Persian rugs.
Adair, Tom (Intro) Three Kinds of Kissing - Scottish Short Stories


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