There are 2 translations of Persian in Spanish:

Persian1

Pronunciation: /ˈpɜːrʒən; ˈpɜːʃən/

adj

  • persa the Persian Gulf el Golfo Pérsico a Persian carpet una alfombra persa Persian lamb caracul (m)
    More 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.

Definition of Persian in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day rigor
m
rigor (US), rigour (GB) …
Cultural fact of the day

Santería is a religious cult, fusing African beliefs and Catholicism, which developed among African Yoruba slaves in Cuba. Followers believe both in a single supreme being and also in orishas, deities who each share an identity with a Christian saint and who combine a force of nature with human characteristics. Rituals involve music, dancing, sacrificial offerings, divination, and going into trances.

There are 2 translations of Persian in Spanish:

Persian2

n

  • 1 1.1 u (language) persa (m)
    More 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.
    1.2 c (person) persa (mf)
    More 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.

Definition of Persian in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day rigor
m
rigor (US), rigour (GB) …
Cultural fact of the day

Santería is a religious cult, fusing African beliefs and Catholicism, which developed among African Yoruba slaves in Cuba. Followers believe both in a single supreme being and also in orishas, deities who each share an identity with a Christian saint and who combine a force of nature with human characteristics. Rituals involve music, dancing, sacrificial offerings, divination, and going into trances.