farsi

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Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

farsi m (uncountable)

  1. Farsi; Western Persian (an Indo-Aryan language of Iran)

Usage notes[edit]

While farsi has been gaining some currency in Catalan, as it has with other European languages, for the Persian of Iran, the preferred scholarly term remains persa occidental.

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

farsi

  1. Persian (language).
  2. A person speaking Persian as his mother tongue.
  3. In plural (farsit), the Persians collecively.

Usage notes[edit]

In Finnish the term farsi has been adopted to refer to the modern language, which is the official language of Iran, and is also widely spoken in Afghanistan and Tadjikistan. Until about 1970's the language was called persia. In English, the term Persian is the accepted one, although Farsi is currently gaining some ground. The Finnish term persia is currently reserved to the old Persian language.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of farsi (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative farsi farsit
genitive farsin farsien
partitive farsia farseja
illative farsiin farseihin
singular plural
nominative farsi farsit
accusative nom. farsi farsit
gen. farsin
genitive farsin farsien
partitive farsia farseja
inessive farsissa farseissa
elative farsista farseista
illative farsiin farseihin
adessive farsilla farseilla
ablative farsilta farseilta
allative farsille farseille
essive farsina farseina
translative farsiksi farseiksi
instructive farsein
abessive farsitta farseitta
comitative farseineen
Possessive forms of farsi (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person farsini farsimme
2nd person farsisi farsinne
3rd person farsinsa

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Noun[edit]

farsi m (genitive singular farsa, nominative plural farsar)

  1. farce, comedy, comedic play
  2. farce

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

fare (to do, make) +‎ -si (oneself)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfar.si/, [ˈfär̺s̪i]
  • Hyphenation: fàr‧si

Verb[edit]

farsi

  1. reflexive of fare
  2. to become
    farsi donna
    to become a woman
  3. to make oneself
  4. to elaborate on in one's mind
    farsi un'ideato get an idea
  5. to form (a relationship, friendship, etc.) with
    farsi una ragazzato get a girlfriend (literally, “form a relationship with a girlfriend”)
  6. to acquire or buy
    si è fatto un telefoninohe bought a cell phone
  7. to eat or drink
    farsi una merendinato eat a snack
  8. to smoke (a cigarette, pipe, etc.)
  9. to move oneself
    fatti più vicinomove (yourself) closer
  10. (with a) to look out (the window, etc.)
    farsi alla finestrato look out the window
  11. to let
    ora ti faccio andartenenow I will let you go off
  12. to compel or force
    mi ha fatto piangere
    he made me cry
  13. to become an expert
    ora è alle prime armi, ma si farà
    he's a novice now, but he'll become an expert
  14. to exchange (between or among each other)
    si hanno fatto regali
    they exchanged gifts (between each other)
  15. (impersonal) (of time) to become
    si è fatto tardiit got late
  16. (of a tool, etc.) to facilitate it's usage; to be easy (to use)
    questo libro si fa leggerethis book is easy (to read)
  17. (slang) to do (take drugs)
  18. (slang, vulgar) to make, have (sexually)

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

farsī

  1. first-person singular perfect active indicative of farciō

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Noun[edit]

farsi m (definite singular farsien) (uncountable)

  1. Persian or Farsi (a language)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
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Noun[edit]

farsi m (definite singular farsien) (uncountable)

  1. Persian or Farsi (language)

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

farsi m (Cyrillic spelling фарси)

  1. Farsi, Persian (language)

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

farsi m (uncountable)

  1. Farsi