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  Britain.tv Wikipedia - Persian language
Persian is a literary and scientific language that has given great contribution to the Western world as well as the Islamic world and has influenced neighbouring languages immensely, including the Turkic languages of Central Asia, Caucasus, and Anatolia, as well as the Indo-Aryan languages of Punjab.
Prior to British colonization of south Asia, Persian was widely used as a second language in the Indian subcontinent; it took prominence as the language of culture and education in several Muslim courts in the subcontinent throughout the Middle Ages and became the "official language"?title=under the Mughal emperors.
Persian is an Iranian tongue belonging to the Indo-Iranian branch of the Indo-European family of languages.
www.britain.tv /wikipedia.php?title=Persian_language   (2694 words)

  
 Persian language
Persian (also known as Farsi or Parsi) is a language spoken in Iran, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Gorjestan[?] (Georgia), part of India and part of Pakistan.
Persian is a member of the Indo-European family of languages, and within that family, it belongs to the Indo-Iranian (Aryan) branch, within which, the Iranian sub-branch consists of the following chronological linguistic path: Avestan/Old Persian[?] -> Middle Persian (Pahlavi[?]) -> Modern Persian.
In Iran the Academy of Persian language and literature is a center that evaluates the new words in order to initiate and advise its Persian equivalent.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/fa/Farsi_language.html   (260 words)

  
 Persian Information Center - persian
Persian is a member bbc persian news of the Indo-European family of languages, and within that family it belongs to the Indo-Iranian (Aryan) branch.
Over this period, persian kitty's the morphology of the language was simplified from the complex conjugation and declension system of Old Persian to the almost completely regularized morphology and rigid syntax of Modern Persian, in a manner often described as paralleling the development of English.
The persian rugs Academy of Persian Language and Literature as well as many lexicographers have announced that persian cats "Farsi" is not the appropriate term to use for the Persian language in English.
www.scipeeps.com /Sci-Official_Languages_P_-_S/Persian.html   (1476 words)

  
 BBC - h2g2 - Persian language
Persian, is a language spoken in Iran, Tajikistan, Afghanistan and part of Uzbekistan.
Persian literature too has a number of noteworthy characteristics, the most striking of which is the exceptional prominence of poetry.
Though existing fragments of Persian verse are believed to date from as early as the eighth century A.D., the history of Persian literature proper begins with the lesser dynasties of the ninth and tenth centuries that emerged with the decline of the Caliphate.
www.bbc.co.uk /dna/h2g2/A2228988   (2495 words)

  
 Academy of Persian Language and Literature - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Iran's Academy of Persian Language and Literature (Persian:فرهنگستان زبان و ادب فارسی; IPA2: Farhangestán e Zabán o Adab e Fársi) is a government-controlled International body presiding over the use of the Persian language in Iran and other Persian speaking countries.
The academy members are academics of Persian literature and linguistics from Iran, Tajikistan, Afghanistan and Uzbekistan.
The academy members (permanent and associated) are selected from Master's of Persian literature and linguistics from Iran and other Persian speaking countries throughout the world as Tajikistan, Afghanistan and Uzbekistan.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Academy_of_Persian_Language_and_Literature   (593 words)

  
 Farsi (Persian)
Persian is a member of the Iranian branch of the Indo-European language family.
Persian is an inflected language, i.e., it adds prefixes and suffixes to roots to express grammatical categories and to form words.
Persian, Dari and Tajik are Category II languages in terms of difficulty for speakers of English.
www.nvtc.gov /lotw/months/february/farsi.html   (1120 words)

  
 On the Persian Language   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Persian is the native tongue of about half the population of Iran; about 25 percent speak non-Persian Iranian languages such as Kurdish, Baluchi, and Pashto.
Persian first entered India with the Ghaznavids in the 11th century, and was later the official language of the Mogul empire (1530-1857).
Urdu '(the language of the military)camp', although it is an indic language, developed under the heavy influence of persian,including its Arabic and Turkic components.
www.kkhec.ac.ir /on_the_persian_language.htm   (945 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Persian language
Persian (فارسی), also known as Farsi or Parsi, is a language spoken in Iran, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Georgia, part of India and part of Pakistan.
Although it uses the same Alphabet as the Arabic language (Persian adds four letters, and changes the shape of another two), the Persian is a language completly different, with a different Phonology and Grammar.
Dari is a dialect of Persian, one of the two official languages of Afghanistan.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Persian_language   (409 words)

  
 No more "FARSI" !!!
It is the language of government and public instruction and is the mother tongue of half of the population.
Persian is spoken as a second language by a large proportion of the rest.
Modern Persian is a continually evolving language that began to develop about A.D. Following the Arab conquest of the Sassanid Empire in the seventh century and the gradual conversion of the population to Islam, Arabic became the official, literary, and written language, but Persian remained the language of court records.
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 India, Indian States, India States, Indian hotels, Indian News and Indian Tourism, India Travel
Prior to British colonization of south Asia, Persian was also widely used as a second language in the Indian subcontinent; it took prominence as the language of culture and education in several Muslim courts in the subcontinent throughout the Middle Ages and became the "official language" under the Mughal emperors.
Persian has neither official status nor any importance in number (possibly less than 1% of the population speaks Persian), it had for long been the lingua franca of the Indian subcontinent and was the official and cultural language of the Mughal Empire.
Persian has influenced Urdu immensly, and is still appriciated as a literary and prestigious language among the educated elite, espeiclly in fields of music (Qawwali) and art.
www.hyderabadin.org /wiki-Farsi   (2788 words)

  
 Ali Ashraf Sadeghi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Language Planning for Persian,The proceedings of the Second gathering on Persian Orthography :The Persian Language, The Language of Science, Iran University press.1984.
The evolution of The Persian Language, Azad University,1357 (1978).
As used in Persian, the term is restricted by most traditional grammarians to phrases in which a substantive head (noun, nominal complex or compound, noun phrase, pronoun) is modified by another substantive or noun phrase.
www.kkhec.ac.ir /ali_ashraf_sadeghi.htm   (1264 words)

  
 Persian alphabet, pronunciation and language   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Under Mongolian and Turkish rulers, Persian was adopted as the language of government in Turkey, central Asia and India, where it was used for centuries, and until after 1900 in Kashmir.
Persian is a member of the Iranian branch of Indo-European languages.
This is a correct transliteration of the native name of the language, however many, including the ISO and the Academy of Persian Language and Literature, prefer the name Persian for the language.
www.omniglot.com /writing/persian.htm   (567 words)

  
 INFLUENCE OF PERSIAN LITERATURE IN INDIAN SUBCONTINENT
Of course the influence of Persian language and literature is not limited to the Indian subcontinent.
The existence of many Persian and Arabic terms in `Ramine' also displays the popularity of the Persian language in the Indian Subcontinent and such a resemblance is copiously exhibited by Telsi Das in his works.
Obviously the influence of Persian language and literature is not limited to poetry or prose and has far bigger dimensions which is out of scope of this article.
www.cais-soas.com /CAIS/Litrature/persian_india.htm   (2236 words)

  
 Farsi Translation Services - Translators English/Farsi
Farsi (also commonly known as Persian), is the official language of Iran and is spoken widely in both Iran and Afghanistan.
Classical Persian had remained basically unchanged until the nineteenth century when, having been elected the capital of Persia in 1787, the dialect of Teheran became dominant and ultimately the basis of Contemporary Standard Persian.
Although the term "Persian" is often used in English, Native Iranians and Afghans normally refer to the Persian language as "Farsi".
www.greentranslations.com /farsi-translation.html   (261 words)

  
 Persian / Farsi - Language Directory
Persian (فارسی), also known as Farsi, Parsi, or Dari, is a language spoken in Iran, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Georgia, part of India and part of Pakistan.
Judeo-Persian was a language spoken by Jews in Persia.
The Persian language is an entirely different language, with a different phonology and grammar.
language-directory.50webs.com /languages/persian_farsi.htm   (348 words)

  
 Urdu language resources
This Indo-Aryan language is a combination of Persian and Arabic in its vocabulary with the grammar of the local...
...language Urdu Dardic languages : Dameli language Domaaki language Gawar-Bati language Kalasha language Kashmiri language Khowar language Kohistani language Ningalami language Pashayi language Phalura language Shina...
Urdu is, however, together with English the language of prestige: all signage, and education, is in Urdu and the number of Urdu speakers is increasing quickly in urban centres...
www.mongabay.com /indigenous_ethnicities/languages/languages/Urdu.html   (1377 words)

  
 The Center for Persian Studies ::
Persian (Iranian) people in the English-speaking countries are the only community who use two different terms to refer to their language, "Farsi" and "Persian." This behavior has caused some confusion among the Westerners as to the appropriateness of these terms.
But many Persians migrating to the West (particularly to the USA) after the 1979 revolution continued to use 'Farsi' to identify their language in English and the word became commonplace in English-speaking countries.
The Academy of the Persian Language and Literature (Farhangestan) in Tehran has also delivered a pronouncement on this matter and rejected any usage of the word "Farsi" instead of Persian/Persa/Persane/Persisch in the Western languages.
www.languages.umd.edu /persian/FarsiorPersian.php   (510 words)

  
 Iran Heritage
Persian also known as Farsi or Parsi, is a language spoken in Iran, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Georgia, part of India and part of Pakistan.
Farsi is the Arabicized form and its use in the English language is very recent.
Persian phonology -- adapted from this Structural Sketch of Persian.
www.iran-heritage.org /interestgroups/language-sites1.htm   (334 words)

  
 Balochi language
Before that it was generally regarded as a dialect of Persian and there was no tradition of using it in writing.
In addition there is a Balochi Academy, also located in Quetta, which both publishes literary works in Balochi and supports the work of literary organisations.
The use of regional and national languages in the press and mass media, however, as well as for teaching in schools the literatures written in them, is permitted in addition to Persian".
users.tpg.com.au /users/goshti/language.htm   (1719 words)

  
 "FARSI" or "PERSIAN"? What Is the English Name of Our Language?
Meanwhile the official institution "Farhangestan" (the Academy of Persian language and literature, in Tehran) in an announcement has rejected the use of the word 'Farsi' instead of 'Persian' in English.
For example, we can speak about 'Persian Literature', 'Persian Gulf', 'Persian Carpet', 'Persian Food'; this way, 'Persian' may be a common concept and function as a link between all aspects of Iranian [Persian] life, including language.
This question was put to the official institution FARHANGESTAN (Persian Language and Literature Academy in Tehran) by the Commerce Department for Australia, at Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
www.payvand.com /news/03/dec/1083.html   (586 words)

  
 Iran Heritage
Language and Literature Academy in Tehran) by the Commerce Department
In their 34th meeting on 7th of December 1992, the Persian Academy unanimously passed the resolution that this language must be called PERSIAN and the reasons given were:
language, and this may well be the intention of some Farsi users.
www.iran-heritage.org /interestgroups/language-letter10.htm   (549 words)

  
 DNA - World - Ahmadinejad orders foreign words out of Persian language - Daily News & Analysis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
TEHRAN: Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has issued a new order for the Persian language to be purged of foreign words that have crept into everyday usage, the country's language watchdog said on Saturday.
The Persian Academy official insisted that the ruling was nothing new, however, citing frequent government orders in recent years to remove English words from the language.
The first attempt to take the Persian language back to its roots was made under one of Iran's former kings, Reza Pahlavi (1925-1941), who ordered the Academy to find replacements for numerous Arabic words.
www.dnaindia.com /report.asp?NewsID=1044386   (336 words)

  
 P.I.T.E. - Persian/Farsi
About the name of the language of Iran: the English name is Persian, a correct name based on the rules of English.
Farsi is the local name for the language, and as we don't say "I speak Espanol" when conversing in English, we shan't say Farsi either.
I agree that the regular English term should be Persian, but I see no problem with using Farsi to distinguish between various forms of the language.
www.painintheenglish.com /post.php?id=685   (962 words)

  
 Recipes: Persian language
However, both terms have made their way into the English language by different routes.
Persian is the Hellenized form of the native term Parsi and is more widely recognized.
Persian syntax Normal sentences are structured: (S) (PP) (O) V If the object is definite, then the order is (S) (O + "rA:") (PP) V
www.free-diet-info.com /Recipes/Persian.shtml   (339 words)

  
 Resources of Scholarly Societies - Literature
Academi Gymreig = Welsh Academy [In Welsh and English.
فرهنگستان زبان و ادب فارسى = Iranian Academy of Persian Language and Literature [In Persian.]
Koninklijke Academie voor Nederlandse Taal- en Letterkunde = Royal Academy of Dutch Language and Literature [In Dutch.]
www.lib.uwaterloo.ca /society/literature_soc.html   (905 words)

  
 Language Weaver News: Persian vs. Farsi: Correction to Original Press Release
FARSI (which is originally PARSI) is the native name of the language and PERSIAN is its English equivalent; as the native name of German language is 'Deutsch', but we never use 'Deutsch' in place of 'German' in English; or the native term of the Greek Language "Ellinika" for "Greek," or "Espanol" for "Spanish".
The official institution "Farhangestan; The Academy of Persian Language and Literature, in
', 'Persian Carpet', 'Persian Food'; this way, 'Persian' may be a common concept and function as a link between all aspects of Iranian [Persian] life, including language.
www.imakenews.com /lweaver/e_article000494734.cfm?x=b5TlkgN,0,w   (284 words)

  
 Persian language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.tamu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Prior to British colonization of south Asia, Persian was widely used as a second language in the Indian subcontinent; it took prominence as the language of culture and education in several Muslim courts in the subcontinent throughout the Middle Ages and became the "official language" under the Mughal emperors.
The word "Farsi" comes from "Parsi", from the fact that Persians (of Pars origins) used to call their language Parsi; as such, the Greek were calling it "Persian".
Arabs do not have the letter "p" in their language, thus after Arab invasion of Iran (around 600 a.c.), they started calling the language "Farsi" and the name stuck.
en.wikipedia.org.cob-web.org:8888 /wiki/Persian_language   (2720 words)

  
 "Farsi or Persian?" Persian Journal Latest Iran News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
I noticed that you have used the word "Farsi" (instead of "Persian") as English equivalent of our language in some of your recent article.
This question was put to the official institution FARHANGESTAN (Persian Language and Literature Academy in Tehran) by the Commerce Department for Australia,
Persian Journal is the news division of the more comprehensive Iranian.ws, a progressive Iranian online community and resource.
www.iranian.ws /cgi-bin/iran_news/exec/view.cgi/1/641/printer   (501 words)

  
 Iran co. offered 5,000 Farsi telecommunications equivalents
TEHRAN, Sept. 30 (MNA) – The research center of Telecommunication Company of Iran (TCI) in collaboration with the Academy of the Persian Language and Literature has proposed 5,000 Farsi equivalents to foreign words currently used in the industry, the project manager said here on Saturday.
The official revealed that the ultimate goal of the academy is to encourage all Iranian organizations to join and seek the wordage.
“So many foreign words have entered Farsi and the academy is unable to find equivalents for all of them on its own.
www.mehrnews.com /en/NewsDetail.aspx?NewsID=387482   (143 words)

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