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Persian
American English: /ˈpərʒən/
British English: /ˈpəːʒ(ə)n/
, /ˈpəːʃ(ə)n/

Translation of Persian in Spanish:

adjective

  • the Persian Gulf
    el Golfo Pérsico
    a Persian carpet
    una alfombra persa
    Example sentences
    • Our bus has been chugging uphill out of the city of Shiraz in southern Iran on the road to Persepolis, the ancient Persian capital.
    • The first calendar was located in inscriptions at Persepolis, an ancient Persian city located near the present city of Shiraz that was the symbolic capital of the Achaemenids.
    • The mighty Persian empire (founded in Asia a generation earlier by Cyrus the Great and expanded by his son Cambyses to take in Egypt) is in crisis, since a usurper has occupied the throne.

noun

  • 1 1.1 uncountable (language) 1.2 countable (person)
    Example sentences
    • The ancient Assyrians, Persians, Greeks, Romans and East Indians used it to treat certain illnesses.
    • There are also smaller groups of Ukrainians, Turks, Persians, and Jews.
    • More than 4,000 years ago, the ancient Assyrians, Persians, and Babylonians used mastiffs wearing spiked collars to attack their enemies.
    Example sentences
    • Since the 1970s, a growing number of Kurds have rediscovered their non-Turkish roots, based in part on Kurdish, an Indo-European language related to Persian.
    • Written Persian is transcribed by a modified version of Arabic script, even though Persian is a member of the Indo-European family of languages.
    • If successful, the World Service site plans to introduce this option in other languages including Arabic, Persian and Spanish later in the year.

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