Iranian

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj Iranian of or relating to Iran or its people or language or culture "Iranian mountains","Iranian security police"
    • n Iranian the modern Persian language spoken in Iran
    • n Iranian a native or inhabitant of Iran "the majority of Irani are Persian Shiite Muslims"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Iranian Of or pertaining to Iran.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • Iranian Relating or pertaining to Iran or the people of Iran, the ancient name of the region lying between Kurdistan and India, and the modern Persian name of Persia: specifically applied to a branch of Indo-European or Aryan tongues, including Persian, Zend, Pehlevi, Parsi or Pazend, and cognate tongues. The word is derived from the legendary history of the Persian race given in Firdusi's “Book of Kings,” according to which Iran and Tur were two of three brothers, from whom the tribes Iran (Persians) and Turan (Turks and their cognate tribes) sprang. See Turanian.
    • n Iranian An inhabitant of Iran; a member of one of the races speaking Iranian languages.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj., n Iranian ī-rān′i-an 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
    • Iranian Also Iran′ic
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Usage

In literature:

The Persians were an important branch of the Iranian family.
"Beacon Lights of History, Volume I" by John Lord
There was also Iranian influence in Khotan.
"Hinduism and Buddhism, An Historical Sketch, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by Charles Eliot
They were probably Iranian speakers, to judge by the few proper names preserved.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 3" by Various
However brilliantly the Iranian sun might glow, in the sullen north its rays were lost.
"The Lords of the Ghostland" by Edgar Saltus
The Tajiks still speak a Persian dialect, and their Iranian origin is thereby rendered almost indisputable.
"The Life of Yakoob Beg" by Demetrius Boulger
Geographically, Armenia is a continuation westward of the great Iranian plateau.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 5" by Various
They were also influenced by Iranians and the various tribes of the Caucasus.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 4" by Various
Afghan of Zerafshan (Iranian).
"Man, Past and Present" by Agustus Henry Keane
The Iranian version of the story is preserved in Bundehesh, chap.
"Teutonic Mythology, Vol. 1 of 3" by Viktor Rydberg, Ph.D.
In the Avesta we have before us the faithful expression of the ancient Iranian faith.
"The History of Antiquity" by Max Duncker
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In news:

Amir Bagherpour is the first Iranian-born graduate of West Point.
He emphatically warned of the Iranian threat should the United States withdraw from Iraq.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad arrived last night at the Warwick Hotel in Midtown in advance of his annual hate-spewing address to.
When Rabbi Lynn Gottlieb rose to speak before Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad here last week, "You could hear a pin drop," she said.
From our vantage point, all that has to happen is for some Iranian leader to threaten Israel and we pay more for gas.
Negar Mortazavi is an Iranian journalist based in Washington, D.C.
2, 2012: Iranian demonstrators burn a representation of a US flag and a caricature of President Barack Obama, in an annual state-backed rally in front of the former US Embassy in Tehran.
0 President Obama quickly disputed Mitt Romney's statement that Obama was "silent" about Iranian repression during the failed " Green Revolution " in 2009.
'Zahra's Paradise' is the fictional story of the search for Mehdi, a young Iranian protester who has disappeared in the Islamic Republic's gulags.
Response from Iranian Government to NewsHour Report About Dissidents.
'Syria is the key to Iranian power'.
TEHRAN — Iranians are heralding the country's first Oscar win as the best public diplomacy for the Islamic Republic in many years.
The UAE-based Brownbook magazine has a feature by Jason Rezaian on an Iranian classical music label, Tehran's Beethoven Music Centre, which most recently set up shop in Karim Khan, the capital's newest cultural hub.
Fifteen civilians were killed when an Iraqi missile hit the Iranian holy city of Qum early today, according to the Iranian news agency.
A visit to the Iranian Consulate.
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In science:

Berbers and Iranians ended up in separate groups.
Evaluating Intraspecific Variation and Interspecific Diversity: comparing humans and fish species
To emphasize the culturally important commentary and sharing, we collected data about six events in the time period of June 2009 to March 2012: the H1N1 virus outbreak, Michael Jackson’s death, the Iranian elections and protests, Barack Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize, the Egyptian revolution, and the Syrian uprising.
Losing My Revolution: How Many Resources Shared on Social Media Have Been Lost?
Given that, we selected four events: the H1N1 virus outbreak, the Iranian protests and elections, Michael Jackson’s death, and Barrack Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize award.
Losing My Revolution: How Many Resources Shared on Social Media Have Been Lost?
In the Iran dataset, the first peak shows the peak of the elections while the second peak pinpoints the Iranian trials.
Losing My Revolution: How Many Resources Shared on Social Media Have Been Lost?
GR/9611214 27. Vasantha Kandasamy, W. B., Fuzzy subloops of some special loops, Proc. 26th Iranian Math.
N-Algebraic Structures and S-N-Algebraic Structures
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