Of or relating to Persia or Iran, or to their peoples, languages, or cultures.
A native or inhabitant of Persia or Iran.
Any of the forms of the national language of medieval and modern Iran as written and spoken from about the ninth century ad to modern times, and widely used as a language of culture in Central and South Asia, especially:
The western dialect of this language that is the national language of modern Iran.
The eastern dialect of this language spoken in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
A domestic cat of a large breed originally from the Middle East, having a long flowing coat and a broad head with a snub nose.
Of Persia, ancient or modern, or its people, language, or culture.
From Middle English percynne, from Middle French persien, from Italianpersiano, from Medieval Latin PersiÄnus, from LatinPersia, from Ancient Greek Î ÎµÏÏƒÎ¯Ï‚ (PersÃs), from Old Persian ðŽ±ðŽ ðŽ¼ðŽ¿ (PÄrsa, “Persia") (compare modern Persian Ù¾Ø§Ø±Ø³ (PÄrs)).
Persian Sentence Examples
The present temple probably dates from the time of the Persian wars.
In Persian Yauna was the generic term for Greeks.'
He was through the Cicilian Gates before the Persian king, Darius III., had sent up a force adequate to hold them.
At the present day, however, Persians exhibit nearly all the colour and pattern types of the short-haired breeds, the "orange Persian" representing the erythristic phase.
Yet how different is the life of these simple country folks from that of the Persian capital!