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Definition of Persian


  1. Of or pertaining to Persia, to the Persians, or to their language.
  2. A native or inhabitant of Persia.
  3. The language spoken in Persia.
  4. A thin silk fabric, used formerly for linings.
  5. See Persian columns, under Persian, a.

Persian Quotations

Like all food, whether you're talking about Persian food, or Chinese food, or Swedish food, it's always a reflection of wars, trading, a bunch of good and a bunch of bad. But what's left is always the food story.
Marcus Samuelsson

To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug.
Helen Keller

But every great scripture, whether Hebrew, Indian, Persian, or Chinese, apart from its religious value will be found to have some rare and special beauty of its own; and in this respect the original Bible stands very high as a monument of sublime poetry and of artistic prose.
Lafcadio Hearn

Rumi, who is one of the greatest Persian poets, said that the truth was a mirror in the hands of God. It fell, and broke into pieces. Everybody took a piece of it, and they looked at it and thought they had the truth.
Mohsen Makhmalbaf

As I have said for many years throughout this land, we're borrowing money from China to buy oil from the Persian Gulf to burn it in ways that destroy the future of human civilization. Every bit of that has to change.
Al Gore
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Persian Translations

persian in Afrikaans is Persies
persian in Dutch is Perzisch
persian in French is Persan
persian in German is persisch
persian in Portuguese is Persa
persian in Spanish is persa
persian in Swedish is perser
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