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n. pl. Far·sis
The modern form of the Persian language, especially the western dialect of Persian that is the national language of Iran.

[Persian fārsī, of Persia, alteration (influenced by Arabic Fāris, Persia) of pārsī, from Middle Persian pārsīg.]

Far′si adj.


(Languages) another name for Persian4

Mod′ern Per′sian

the Persian language since c900 a.d., written in Arabic script.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Farsi - a person of Iranian descent; "many Farsi emigrated to India near Bombay"
Irani, Iranian, Persian - a native or inhabitant of Iran; "the majority of Irani are Persian Shiite Muslims"
2.Farsi - the language of Persia (Iran) in any of its ancient forms
Iranian language, Iranian - the modern Persian language spoken in Iran
Noruz, Nowrooz, Nowruz - (Persian) the new year holiday in Iran and Azerbaijan and Afghanistan and Pakistan and parts of India and among the Kurds; comes at the vernal equinox
farsiperzijski jezik


nFarsi nt
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