Definition of Farsi in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfärsē/


The modern Persian language that is the official language of Iran.
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.

Words that rhyme with Farsi

Adivasi, brassy, classy, dalasi, Darcy, farcy, glassy, grassy

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Syllabification: Far·si

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