See also: Persa and persà

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From persà, from Latin Persa, Persēs, from Ancient Greek Περσίς (Persís), from Old Persian 𐎱𐎠𐎼𐎿 (p-a-r-s /Pārsa/, Persia).

AdjectiveEdit

persa (masculine and feminine plural perses)

  1. Persian (pertaining to Persia or the Persian people)
  2. Persian (pertaining to the Persian language)

SynonymsEdit

  • (pertaining to Persia or the Persian people): persà

NounEdit

persa m or f (plural perses)

  1. Persian (an inhabitant of Persia or a member of the Persian people)

persa m (uncountable)

  1. Persian (an Indo-Aryan language used primarily in Iran, Afghanistan, and Tajikistan)

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HyponymsEdit

The three standard dialects:

Other local dialects:

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit


EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Persa, Persēs, from Ancient Greek Περσίς (Persís), from Old Persian 𐎱𐎠𐎼𐎿 (p-a-r-s /Pārsa/, Persia).

AdjectiveEdit

persa (accusative singular persan, plural persaj, accusative plural persajn)

  1. Persian (of or pertaining to the Persian people or their language)
  2. (of cats) Persian (of the Persian breed of cats)

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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Persa, Persēs, from Ancient Greek Περσίς (Persís), from Old Persian 𐎱𐎠𐎼𐎿 (p-a-r-s /Pārsa/, Persia).

AdjectiveEdit

persa m or f (plural persas)

  1. Persian

SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

persa m or f (plural persas)

  1. Persian (person)

persa m (uncountable)

  1. Persian (language)

SynonymsEdit

SynonymsEdit


ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɛr.sa/, [ˈpɛr̺s̪ä]
  • Hyphenation: pèr‧sa

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin Persa, Persēs, from Ancient Greek Πέρσης (Pérsēs), from Old Persian 𐎱𐎠𐎼𐎿 (p-a-r-s /Pārsa/, Persia).

NounEdit

persa m (plural persi, alternative plural perse) persa f (plural perse)

  1. (archaic, literary) Persian (someone from Persia)
    Synonym: persiano
    • 1321, Dante Alighieri, La divina commedia: Paradiso, Le Monnier, published 2002, Canto XIX, lines 112–117, page 352–353:
      Che poran dir li Perse a’ vostri regi, ¶ come vedranno quel volume aperto ¶ nel qual si scrivon tutti suoi dispregi? ¶ Lì si vedrà, tra l’opere d’Alberto, ¶ quella che tosto moverà la penna, ¶ per che ’l regno di Praga fia diserto.
      What to your kings may not the Persians say, when they that volume opened shall behold in which are written down all their dispraises? There shall be seen, among the deeds of Albert, that which ere long shall set the pen in motion, for which the realm of Prague shall be deserted.
    • 1807, Ugo Foscolo, Dei Sepolcri[1], Molini, Landi e comp., published 1809, page 16:
      un Nume [] nutría contro a’ Persi in Maratona [] la virtù Greca e l'ira.
      In Marathon, against the Persians, a deity was feeding the Greeks' virtue and rage.

AdjectiveEdit

persa (feminine singular persa, masculine plural persi, feminine plural perse)

  1. (archaic, literary) Persian

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin persea (sebesten tree), from Ancient Greek περσέα (perséa).

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

persa f (plural perse) (regional)

  1. Synonym of maggiorana (marjoram)

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

ParticipleEdit

persa f sg

  1. feminine singular of perso

AdjectiveEdit

persa

  1. feminine singular of perso

AnagramsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • persa in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Middle IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish persan, from Latin persōna.

NounEdit

persa f

  1. person, individual
  2. (grammar) person

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DescendantsEdit

  • Irish: pearsa
  • Scottish Gaelic: pearsa

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Persa, Persēs, from Ancient Greek Περσίς (Persís), from Old Persian 𐎱𐎠𐎼𐎿 (p-a-r-s /Pārsa/, Persia). Displaced Old Portuguese perssião.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

persa m, f (plural persas)

  1. Persian (member of ethnic group native to the Iranian plateau)
  2. Iranian (person from Iran)
  3. (uncountable) Persian; Farsi (national language of Iran)

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AdjectiveEdit

persa m or f (plural persas, not comparable)

  1. Persian (of Persia)
  2. Iranian (of Iran)
  3. Persian (of the Persian language)

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Persa, Persēs, from Ancient Greek Πέρσης (Pérsēs), from Old Persian 𐎱𐎠𐎼𐎿 (p-a-r-s /Pārsa/).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

persa (plural persas)

  1. Persian (of, from, or pertaining to Persia)

NounEdit

persa m (uncountable)

  1. Persian (Persian language)
    Su padre es de Teherán, pero no empezó a aprender persa hasta este año.
    His/her father is from Tehran, but he/she didn't start to learn Persian until this year.

persa m or f (plural persas)

  1. Persian (person from Persia)

Derived termsEdit