- Farsi is defined as a modern Iranian language written in the Arabic alphabet, also called Persian.
Saying "salam" to greet someone is an example of Farsi.
Farsi definition by Webster's New World
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the modern Iranian language spoken in Iran and Afghanistan, developed after Old Persian and Pehlevi; Persian
Farsi definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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.