فارس

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Arabic[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Has the form of an active participle but based on the root ف ر س (f-r-s) of فَرَس (faras, horse), rather than based on فَرَسَ (farasa, to rip up (prey)).

Noun[edit]

فَارِس (fārism (plural فُرْسَان (fursān) or فَوَارِس (fawāris))

  1. horseman, rider
  2. knight, cavalier (warrior, especially of the Middle Ages)
  3. chevalier
  4. hero
  5. (in the plural) cavalry
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Etymology 2[edit]

Loan from Old Persian Pârsâ.

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Proper noun[edit]

فَارِس (fārism

  1. Persia
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Persian[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

فارس (fārs)

  1. A province of Iran, Fars
  2. A Persian (as opposed to Turk or Arab)

Proper noun[edit]

فارس (fāres)

  1. horseman, rider