فارس

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Arabic[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Has the form of an derived from the 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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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Persian 𐭯𐭠𐭥𐭮𐭩(Pārs), from Old Persian 𐎱𐎠𐎼𐎿(Pārsa).

Proper noun[edit]

فارس ‎(Fârs)

  1. Fars (province of Iran)
    استان فارس‎ ― Ostân-e Fârs ― Fars Province
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Noun[edit]

فارس ‎(fârs) ‎(plural فارس‌ها(fârs-hâ))

  1. Persian (people)
  2. a Persian (person)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic فَارِس(fāris).

Noun[edit]

فارس ‎(fâres)

  1. horseman, rider