Definition of Farsi in English:

Farsi

noun

  • The modern Persian language that is the official language of Iran.

    • ‘Iran's official language is Farsi, which is also known as Persian.’
    • ‘The intelligence agencies are woefully short of people fluent in Arabic, Farsi, and Urdu, and this is remediable.’
    • ‘This was followed by some travel, including time in Iran, where she taught herself Farsi, the language of the area.’
    • ‘Among the immigrant population, English, Hindi, Urdu, Farsi, and Filipino are spoken.’
    • ‘Islam and the Arabic language have bequeathed the Arabic alphabet for languages like Farsi, Urdu, Old Hausa and others.’

Origin

From Arabic fārsī, from Fārs, from Persian Pārs Persia Compare with Parsee.

Pronunciation:

Farsi

/ˈfärsē/