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Definition of Persian

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

If books were Persian carpets, one would not look only at the outer side. because it is the stitch that makes a carpet wear, gives it its life and bloom.
Rumer Godden

Shah is a kind of magic word with the Persian people.
Mohammed Reza Pahlavi

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

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

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
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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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