farsi farsi  /ˈfɑr si/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a person of Iranian descent
  2. (n) the language of Persia (Iran) in any of its ancient forms

News

  • Ruth Reichl, Junot Diaz Headline The Cabin's 2013-2014 Readings and Conversations Series

    Plus Artisans4Hope gets a new home. by Ryan Thorne For more than 10 years, The Cabin has been a source of literary enrichment for Treasure Valley residents. Last season, The Cabin's Readings and Conversations series featured acclaimed writer and New York Times editor Andrew Ross Sorkin, author of the best-selling book, Too Big to Fail, and Firoozeh Dumas, author of Funny in Farsi.… [ Read more ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Boise Weekly

Quotes

  1. "Too few speak languages like Arabic, Chinese and Farsi at a time when communication is vital to a peaceful world," Spellings said.
    on Jun 18, 2007 By: Margaret Spellings Source: North Platte Bulletin

  2. "The president of Iran extended his hand to me, I shook it and told him in Farsi 'may peace be upon you'," Mr Katsav told the website.
    on Apr 8, 2005 By: Moshe Katsav Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. "We need intelligence officers who when somebody says something in Arabic or Farsi or Urdu, knows what they're talking about," Bush said.
    on Jan 6, 2006 By: President Bush Source: Boston Globe (registration)

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