From: Noah Levitt (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Wed May 21 2003 - 19:02:12 EDT
On Wed, May 21, 2003 at 23:50:59 +0200, Michael Everson wrote:
> Does it indeed. I have a number of very authoritative dictionaries
> and books which say otherwise. My Oxfords are at home and I am in
> Rome, so I can't check them.
Farsi, n. (a.)
a. = PARSEE 2. b. The Persian name for the modern Persian language; cf. PERSIAN n. 2. Also attrib. or as adj.
Persian, a. and n.
1. A native or inhabitant of Persia.
2. The native language of Persia.
Iranian, a. and n.
1. A member of the Iranian race; a speaker of an Iranian language.
2. The Iranian language.
Which doesn't make things crystal clear to me.
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