What does iranian mean?

Definitions for iranianɪˈreɪ ni ən, ɪˈrɑ-, aɪˈreɪ-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word 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"

Wiktionary

  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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Iranian

    ī-rān′i-an, adj. and n. of or pertaining to Iran, Persia: a branch of the Indo-European or Aryan tongues, including Persian, Zend, Pehlevi, and Parsi: an inhabitant of Iran.—Also Iran′ic.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of iranian in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of iranian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Stuart Jones:

    The Treasury Department is imposing new sanctions on Iranian defense officials, an Iranian entity, and a China-based network that supplied missile-applicable items to a key Iranian defense entity.

  2. Jason Rezaian:

    I think the only reason you could possibly imagine that the trial would be closed would be to prevent people from seeing the lack of evidence, it's unlike the Iranian court system, Iranian government, to keep things private when they can go out and use propaganda up against people.

  3. Karim Sadjadpour:

    The Iranian government prevented journalists from marching in solidarity with the victims of the Charlie Hebdo massacre yet it organized flag-burning protests against the French embassy, that hasn't ingratiated them to a French nuclear negotiating team that is deeply cynical about the nature of the Iranian regime.

  4. President Obama:

    I've been very clear that Iran will not get a nuclear weapon on my watch, and I think they should understand that we mean it, but I say that hoping that we can conclude this diplomatic arrangement -- and that it ushers a new era in U.S.-Iranian relations - and, just as importantly, over time, a new era in Iranian relations with its neighbors.

  5. President Obama:

    I've been very clear that Iran will not get a nuclear weapon on my watch, and I think they should understand that we mean it, but I say that hoping that we can conclude this diplomatic arrangement — and that it ushers a new era in U.S.-Iranian relations — and, just as importantly, over time, a new era in Iranian relations with its neighbors.

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