Iranian language


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Iranian language the modern Persian language spoken in Iran
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In literature:

The ancient languages of Persia are three (1) The Zend or East Iranian, or Bactorian language.
"Modern Persia" by Mooshie G. Daniel
Hall 8, Indo-Iranian Languages.
"International Congress of Arts and Science, Volume I" by Various
This is one of the so-called Pisacha languages, an archaic Aryan group intermediate between the Iranian and the Sanskritic.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 1" by Various
Their language is regarded by scholars as an off-shoot of the Iranian branch of the Indo-Germanic group of languages.
"Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan, Volume II (of 2)" by Isabella L. Bird
As explained in INDO-ARYAN LANGUAGES, the Pisaca languages are Aryan, but are neither Iranian nor Indo-Aryan.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 6" by Various
With the Iranians Yama is Yima; his father, according to the laws of the Bactrian, the language of East Iran, is not Vivasvat, but Vivanghat.
"The History of Antiquity, Volume IV (of 6)" by Max Duncker

In news:

Iranian-Armenian pop singer Andy Madadian is perhaps one of the best known Persian language musical artists internationally.
Iranian immigrants want Farsi -language Oklahoma driver's license testing.
The federal government is investigating whether the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety violated the civil rights of Iranian immigrants by refusing to provide them with driver's license tests in their native Farsi language.
LINGUISTS have long agreed that languages as diverse as English, French, German and even Iranian, Albanian and Armenian all descended from a long-dead tongue, Proto- Indo-European , spoken some 5,000 years ago.
That got bent to mean wall ( da?za) in an ancient Iranian language, including the walls that surrounded gardens ( pairida?za).