In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1persathe Persian Gulf — el Golfo Pérsico
- a Persian carpet — una alfombra persa
- Though chapter 4 does provide information on ancient Persian medicine, it would have been better if it had covered more elaborate information.
- The restaurant has a clean look, its teal walls decorated with a few pictures of Persian artifacts and Iran.
- Such toleration also extended to oriental cults, one of the most prominent being that of Mithras, a Persian god who represented fair dealing and the victory of the soul after death.
- In 538 BC Persian emperor Cyrus defeated the Babylonians and Jews were allowed to return to Jerusalem.
- Our bus has been chugging uphill out of the city of Shiraz in southern Iran on the road to Persepolis, the ancient Persian capital.
- He took a Persian wife, and encouraged his officers to do likewise, arguing against the traditional Greek parochialism.
- In 1218, a caravan of merchants arrived at Utrar, on the Persian frontier.
- Now that he was king of Persia, Alexander began to adopt Persian dress, at least when dealing with Persian subjects.
- Influenced by the style of ancient Persian gardens, it used only dark plants; the palette was strictly limited to black, deep crimson, purple and chocolate browns.
- The first calendar was located in inscriptions at Persepolis, an ancient Persian city located near the present city of Shiraz that was the symbolic capital of the Achaemenids.
- Once the king was seen abandoning the field - he was easy to spot in his golden chariot - the Persian army collapsed.
- The mighty Persian empire (founded in Asia a generation earlier by Cyrus the Great and expanded by his son Cambyses to take in Egypt) is in crisis, since a usurper has occupied the throne.
- Evidence of popular fascination with Iran's Persian heritage is everywhere.
- The Greeks held the pass but eventually a traitorous Greek led a Persian force through the hills to the rear of the Greek forces, who were subsequently massacred.
- The Athenian fleet was operating in the northern Aegean, with a combined Corinthian and Spartan navy (now financed by Persian gold) in pursuit.
- In the same century, the Buyids, a Persian clan that was also Shi'ite in loyalty, managed to take over the ailing Abassid caliphs in Baghdad.
- Against overwhelming odds, he led his army to victories across the Persian territories of Asia Minor, Syria and Egypt without incurring a single defeat.
- In 525 B., Cambyses, the son of Cyrus the Great, led a Persian invasion force that dethroned the last pharaoh of the 26th Dynasty.
- The Muscat rulers established trading posts on the Persian coast and also exercised a measure of control over the Makran coast (now Pakistan).
- There were particularly large gains for online services in English, Arabic, Spanish and Persian.
- A very substantial minority speaks a form of Persian called Tajik (about a third of Uzbeks, and the majority in Tajikistan).
- Modern Kurdish names are mostly Arabic or Persian.
- Theaters show movies in Hindi, Urdu, Persian, Arabic, and English.
- Urdu is a blend of four different languages - Hindi, Arabic, Persian, and Turkish - and is also spoken by Muslims in India.
- In Southwest Asia, Persian, Semitic, and Turkic languages identify various ethnic groups.
- If successful, the World Service site plans to introduce this option in other languages including Arabic, Persian and Spanish later in the year.
- He even translated the Upanishads into Persian.
- The Malay language borrows heavily from other languages, including Sanskrit, Portuguese, Persian, Arabic, and English.
- There are many borrowed words from Arabic, Persian, and Russian, especially for technical and scientific terms.
- Many European languages, but also Oriental languages are represented, such as Arabic, Persian, Syriac, Hebrew and even Chinese.
- He saw old manuscripts and spoke about similarities of Urdu, Arabic and Persian.
- Since the 1970s, a growing number of Kurds have rediscovered their non-Turkish roots, based in part on Kurdish, an Indo-European language related to Persian.
- Loanwords from English, Arabic, Portuguese, Persian, and Hindi are also common, reflecting the history of the nation.
- Urdu was created by combining the languages of early invaders and settlers, including Arabic, Persian, and Turkish.
- Some speak Spanish, Persian, or American Sign Language.
- It is a pleasant amalgam of Persian, Arabic, Marathi, and Hindustani with Konkani as its base.
- Written Persian is transcribed by a modified version of Arabic script, even though Persian is a member of the Indo-European family of languages.
- Middle Persian is, in essence, today's Persian.
- He is a linguist and fluently speaks in Urdu, Persian, Tamil, Nepali, Bengali, Hindi and Assamese, besides English and Khasi languages.
- The Saluki and the horse are prized possessions of the Arabs and the Persians.
- Arabs, Syrians, Persians and other Orientals exhibited great interest in this subject even before this period in history.
- To the Persians and Arabs the word Hindu covered both the lands watered by the Sindhu and the people living there and beyond.
- Misfortune and politics place them between the Arabs, Turks and Persians.
- There are also smaller groups of Ukrainians, Turks, Persians, and Jews.
- At different times it has been occupied by Persians, Byzantines, Arabs, Mongols, Turks and Russians.
- The Greeks seem to have been fascinated by the splendid costumes of the Persians and the bodies they concealed.
- The encounter with Persians and Arabs infused a new vitality into Indian music, resulting in the sublime form of khayal.
- The Egyptians embalmed bodies; the ancient Babylonians and Persians stuck them into jars of honey and wax.
- The Medes and the Persians were subsequently united by marriage connections.
- Ancient Persians believed that pomegranate seeds made their warriors invincible.
- They also used lead-based powder to whiten their complexions as the ancient Persians did.
- Muslim Arabs and Persians established trading routes in the area between the 7th and 10th centuries AD.
- The ancient Assyrians, Persians, Greeks, Romans and East Indians used it to treat certain illnesses.
- Between the 4th and 19th centuries, Armenia was conquered and ruled by, among others, Persians, Byzantines, Arabs, Mongols, and Turks.
- Seventy years later, when the Babylonians fell to the Persians and the Jews were permitted to return, only a small number did.
- For instance, it is not known exactly how the Norooz festival was viewed in terms of religious beliefs by ancient Persians.
- The Aryans were supposedly the ancestors of the Greeks, Persians, Indians, Scandinavians, Anglo-Saxons & Germans.
- More than 4,000 years ago, the ancient Assyrians, Persians, and Babylonians used mastiffs wearing spiked collars to attack their enemies.
- After all, the laws of the Medes and Persians never changed at all.
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