The modern Persian language, the official language of Iran, with over 20 million speakers: [as modifier]: a Farsi expression
More example sentences
- Iran's official language is Farsi, which is also known as Persian.
- Islam and the Arabic language have bequeathed the Arabic alphabet for languages like Farsi, Urdu, Old Hausa and others.
- Among the immigrant population, English, Hindi, Urdu, Farsi, and Filipino are spoken.
from Arabic fārsī, from Fārs, from Persian Pārs 'Persia'. Compare with Parsee.
Definition of Farsi in:
- The US English dictionary