رومی

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See also: رومي

Persian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic رُومِي(rūmī) (or directly from Middle Persian 𐭧𐭫𐭥𐭬𐭠𐭣𐭩𐭪(Hrōmāyīg, Greek, Byzantine, Roman)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

رومی (rumi, rômi), plural رومیان(rumi, rômiân) or رومی‌ها(rumi, rômi-hâ)

  1. Roman

Usage notes[edit]

  • In Dari Persian, this word can be used for someone from the modern-day city of Rome. In Iranian Persian this word is used for ancient Rome exclusively and the spelling رُمی(romi) is instead used for the residents of the city.

Adjective[edit]

رومی (rumi)

  1. Roman
  2. Byzantine
  3. (archaic) Greek
    اسکندر رومی(eskandar-e rumi, Alexander the Great, literally Alexander the Greek) (archaic)

Descendants[edit]

  • Malay: Rumi, رومي
    • English: Rumi

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