Farsi is defined as a modern Iranian language written in the Arabic alphabet, also called Persian.noun
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noun pl. Far·sis
- The modern Iranian language, dating from about the ninth century A.D., that is the national language of Iran and is written in an Arabic alphabet; Persian.
- a. A native speaker of Farsi.b. A member of the predominant ethnic group of Iran.
Origin: Persian fārsī, of Persia, alteration (influenced by Arabic Fāris, Persia) of pārsī, from Middle Persian pārsīg.