Persian

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Etymology 1

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Borrowed from French série.

Pronunciation

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Readings
Iranian reading? seri

Noun

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سِری (seri)

  1. series (of fictional material, etc.)
    سری کتاب‌های هری پاترseri-ye ketâb-hâ-ye hari pâterHarry Potter book series
  2. set, series

Etymology 2

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From سر (sar, head) +‎ ـی (-i).

Pronunciation

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Readings
Classical reading? sarī
Dari reading? sarī
Iranian reading? sari
Tajik reading? sarī

Noun

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Dari سری
Iranian Persian
Tajik сарӣ

سَری (sari)

  1. leadership
    Synonym: رهبری (rahbari)

Etymology 3

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From سر (serr, secret) +‎ ـی (-i).

Pronunciation

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Readings
Classical reading? sirrī
Dari reading? sirrī
Iranian reading? serri
Tajik reading? sirrī

Adjective

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Dari سرّی
Iranian Persian
Tajik саррӣ

سِرّی (serri)

  1. mysterious, secret