Persia

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See also: persia, Persía, Pérsia, and Pèrsia

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈpɜː(ɹ).ʒə/
  • (file)

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Persia

  1. (historical, archaic) The former term referring to Iran in the West.
  2. Persia proper (Persis), the land of the ancient Persians, corresponding to modern-day Fars province in southwestern Iran.
  3. (historical, archaic) Territories corresponding to either of the two Persian Empires ruled by dynasties from Persis, specially the first of the two.

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Finnish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Persia

  1. Persia

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Persia (Kotus type 12/kulkija, no gradation)
nominative Persia
genitive Persian
partitive Persiaa
illative Persiaan
singular plural
nominative Persia
accusative nom. Persia
gen. Persian
genitive Persian
partitive Persiaa
inessive Persiassa
elative Persiasta
illative Persiaan
adessive Persialla
ablative Persialta
allative Persialle
essive Persiana
translative Persiaksi
instructive
abessive Persiatta
comitative
Possessive forms of Persia (type kulkija)
possessor singular plural
1st person Persiani Persiamme
2nd person Persiasi Persianne
3rd person Persiansa

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Italian[edit]

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Persia f

  1. Persia

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Περσίς (Persís).

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Persia f sg (genitive Persiae); first declension

  1. Persia
    • c. 197 BCE, Plautus, Persa 4.3.28:
      Immō ad tē attinent et tuā refert. Nam ex Persiā sunt haec allātae mihi ā meō erō.
      Why yes, it bears reference to yourself, and it does relate to you. But it has just now been brought me from Persia, from my master.
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First-declension noun, with locative, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Persia
Genitive Persiae
Dative Persiae
Accusative Persiam
Ablative Persiā
Vocative Persia
Locative Persiae

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References[edit]

  • Persia in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Persia in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Persia in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

Portuguese[edit]

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Persia f

  1. Obsolete spelling of Pérsia

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpeɾsja/, [ˈpeɾ.sja]

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Persia f

  1. Persia