Definitions for iranianɪˈreɪ ni ən, ɪˈrɑ-, aɪˈreɪ-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

I•ra•ni•anɪˈreɪ ni ən, ɪˈrɑ-, aɪˈreɪ-(adj.)

  1. of or pertaining to Iran or its inhabitants.

    Category: Peoples, Geography (places)

  2. of, pertaining to, or denoting one of the two major branches of the Indo-Iranian languages, including Persian, Kurdish, Baluchi, and Pashto.

    Category: Peoples

  3. (n.)the Iranian languages.

    Category: Peoples

  4. a native or inhabitant of Iran.

    Category: Peoples

Origin of Iranian:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. Irani, Iranian, Persian(noun)

    a native or inhabitant of Iran

    "the majority of Irani are Persian Shiite Muslims"

  2. Iranian, Iranian language(adj)

    the modern Persian language spoken in Iran

  3. Iranian, Persian(adj)

    of or relating to Iran or its people or language or culture

    "Iranian mountains"; "Iranian security police"


  1. Iranian(Noun)

    A person from Iran or of Iranian descent.

  2. Iranian(Adjective)

    Of, from, or pertaining to Iran, the Iranian people or the Iranian languages.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Iranian(adj)

    of or pertaining to Iran

  2. Iranian(noun)

    a native of Iran; also, the Iranian or Persian language, a division of the Aryan family of languages


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