عربستان

PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From عَرَب('arab, Arab) +‎ ـِستان(-estân).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Dari عربستان
Iranian Persian
Tajik Арабистон (Arabiston)

عربستان ('arabestân)

  1. the Arabian Peninsula; Arabia
    Synonym: شبه جزیره عربستان(šebh-e jazire-ye 'arabestân)
  2. Saudi Arabia
    Synonym: عربستان سعودی('arabestân-e sa'udi)
  3. (historical) Arabistan (a historical region of southwestern Iran)

Usage notesEdit

  • In modern contexts, the word usually refers to Saudi Arabia.

See alsoEdit