What does Persian mean?

Definitions for Persian
ˈpɜr ʒən, -ʃənPer·sian

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Irani, Iranian, Persian(noun)

    a native or inhabitant of Iran

    "the majority of Irani are Persian Shiite Muslims"

  2. Persian, Farsi(adj)

    the language of Persia (Iran) in any of its ancient forms

  3. Iranian, Persian(adj)

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

    "Iranian mountains"; "Iranian security police"

Wiktionary

  1. Persian(Noun)

    A member of the main ethnic group of Iran.

  2. Persian(Noun)

    A domestic cat breed.

  3. Persian(Noun)

    A pastry local to the Thunder Bay region in Canada often compared to either a cinnamon bun or a donut topped with pink icing.

  4. Persian(Noun)

    A breed of sheep prized for its lambs' wool.

  5. Persian(Adjective)

    Of, from, or pertaining to Persia.

  6. Persian(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the Persian people.

  7. Persian(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the Persian language.

  8. Persian(ProperNoun)

    A group of very similar languages spoken primarily in Iran, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Persian(adj)

    of or pertaining to Persia, to the Persians, or to their language

    Etymology: [From Persia: cf. It. Persiano. Cf. Parsee, Peach, Persic.]

  2. Persian(noun)

    a native or inhabitant of Persia

    Etymology: [From Persia: cf. It. Persiano. Cf. Parsee, Peach, Persic.]

  3. Persian(noun)

    the language spoken in Persia

    Etymology: [From Persia: cf. It. Persiano. Cf. Parsee, Peach, Persic.]

  4. Persian(noun)

    a thin silk fabric, used formerly for linings

    Etymology: [From Persia: cf. It. Persiano. Cf. Parsee, Peach, Persic.]

  5. Persian(noun)

    see Persian columns, under Persian, a

    Etymology: [From Persia: cf. It. Persiano. Cf. Parsee, Peach, Persic.]

Freebase

  1. Persian

    The Persian is a long-haired breed of cat characterized by its round face and shortened muzzle. Its name refers to Persia, the former name of Iran, where similar cats are found. Recognized by the cat fancy since the late 19th century, it was developed first by the English, and then mainly by American breeders after the Second World War. In Britain, it is called the Longhair or Persian Longhair. The selective breeding carried out by breeders has allowed the development of a wide variety of coat colors, but has also led to the creation of increasingly flat-faced Persians. Favored by fanciers, this head structure can bring with it a number of health problems. As is the case with the Siamese breed, there have been efforts by some breeders to preserve the older type of cat, the traditional breed, having a more pronounced muzzle, which is more popular with the general public. Hereditary polycystic kidney disease is prevalent in the breed, affecting almost half the population in some countries. The placid and unpretentious nature of the Persian confers a propensity for apartment living. It has been the most popular breed in the United States for many years but its popularity has seen a decline in Britain and France.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Persian

    pėr′shi-an, adj. of, from, or relating to Persia, its inhabitants, or language.—n. a native of Persia: the language of Persia: (archit.) male figures used instead of columns to support an entablature—also Per′sic.—Persian apple, the peach; Persian berry, the fruit of several buckthorns; Persian blinds (see Persienne); Persian wheel, a large wheel for raising water, fixed vertically with a number of buckets at its circumference.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Persian in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Persian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Persian in a Sentence

  1. John Burt:

    Over 99 % of the algae in Persian Gulf corals are from this one species.

  2. Abraham Maslow:

    translate in persian : اگر آگاهانه طرحی درافکنده اید (انتخاب کرده اید) که از آنچه در توان شماست کمتر باشد ، به شما هشدار می دهم که تا آخر عمرتان ناشادمان خواهید بود

  3. Hossein Kanani Moghadam:

    We have a lot of capabilities, oil transit lines are very vulnerable in the Persian Gulf area... so we wouldn't need to use advanced weapons.

  4. United States:

    Targeting Iran's Central Bank is no ordinary sanction or penalty. It is a significant force multiplier for United States coercive and punitive economic measures, the question is, even in the face of such a powerful move, will America's allies across the Persian Gulf be satisfied with sanctions alone.

  5. Iraj Harirchi:

    Qassem Soleimani said. That was under Irans Shiite shah, toppled in the 1979 revolution. But even after, Iran fought off other outbreaks, and its hospitals, doctors and nurses are known as some of the best in the wider Middle East, with a network of clinics from villages to big cities. However, the system appears to be stretching at the seams, with online videos purporting to show field hospitals going up. Meanwhile, Irans Shiite 80 million people, whose sense of high risk has been dulled by years of international isolation, crowd into grocery stores and butcher shops, suspicious of anything in the state media. Nowruz, the Persian New Year, looms on Friday, a holiday when millions travel. The government repeatedly has stopped short of ordering any major travel restrictions. It hasnt explained why, but there could be worry about further angering its people or slowing down its anemic, sanctions-hurt economy. Online videos show Iranians ignoring government demands to stay home and moving instead toward the coast of the Caspian Sea and the Persian Gulf. Residents of hard-hit Rasht, on Irans Shiite coast, have threatened to attack out-of-towners. We expect that, God willing, we can contain the rising trend of the disease, not the disease itself, by March 26, but I say this very frankly : if the great people dont cooperate, the disease will continue to be there until late May or even in June, and turn into a huge crisis. CLICK HERE FOR MORE CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE And the man who once called quarantines a thing of the past added :.

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