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Definition of the noun parsee
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noun - plural: Parsees
- a member of a monotheistic sect of Zoroastrian origin; descended from the Persians; now found in western India
Parsee a.k.a. Persian Language: Persian is the predominant modern version of Old Persian, a southwestern Iranian language within the Indo-Iranian branch of the Indo-European languages. It is primarily spoken in Iran, Afghanistan, and Tajikistan, and some other regions which historically came under Persian influence. The Persian language is classified as a continuation of Middle Persian, the official religious and literary language of Sassanid Persia, itself a continuation of Old Persian, the language of the Achaemenid Persian Empire. Persian is a pluricentric language and its grammar is similar to that of many contemporary European languages. Persian is also so called due to its origin from the capital of the Achaemenid empire, Persis hence the name Persian.
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Accompanied By A Geographical And Historical Account Of Those Countries ; With A Map by Henry Pottinger
' Parsee is the modern name for these people, it. 126 TOMBS OR PLACES OF WORSHIP.
The popular encyclopedia; or, 'Conversations Lexicon': [ed. by A. Whitelaw from the Encyclopedia Americana]. (1846)
by Alexander Whitelaw
Under the Sassanides, the soft, rich, anil expressive language of Fars or Farsistan (the Parsee), became the prevailing language in Persia : from it sprung the modern Persian, and from the two was formed the rude Curd dialect. The Parsee, or ...
by Ashish Rajadhyaksha, Paul Willemen
Another big influence whichmigrated via the Parsee theatre intoregional stage traditions like the Sangeet Natak, the Kannada/Tamil Company Natak and the Bengali Calcutta ...
The Popular Encyclopedia (1839)
Being a General Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature, Biography, History, and Political Economy. Reprinted from the American Edition of the "Conversations Lexicon", with Corrections and Additions ...
Under the Sassanides, the soft, rich, and expressive language of Fars or Farsistan (the Parsee), became the prevailing language in Persia: from it sprung the modern Persian, and from the two was formed the rude Curd dialect. The Parsee, or ...
Words from the Fragrant Harbor by Patrick J. Cummings, Hans-Georg Wolf
Parsi (also Parsee) /pa:rsi:/ n, adj. Source language: Old Persian. Definition: a member of an Indian ethnic minority who are followers of the Persian bronzeeage Prophet Zarathushtra (Zoroaster). Text example: 0 “In 1889, apart from the 790 ...
ENCYCLOPEDIA AMERICANA (1851)
Under the Sassanides, the soft, rich and expressive language of Fars or Farsistan (the Parsee), became the prevailing language in Persia : from it sprung the modern Persian, and from the two was formed the rude Curd dialect. The Parsee, or ...
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- Parsee Children
Title: Parsee Children
Creator: William Johnson
Date: ca. 1855-1862
Part Of: Photographs of Western India
Physical Description: 1 photographic print: albumen; 20 x 26 cm on 35 x 42 cm mount...
- Parsee cemetery Hongkong
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