Definitions

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  • proper noun A variety of Middle Persian, the court language of the late Sassanid period and of classical Persian poetry.
  • proper noun The dialect of the Persian language as spoken by approximately one-half of the population in Afghanistan; also referred to as Eastern Persian, Afghan Persian, or simply Persian.
  • proper noun A language of the Central Iranian family spoken by up to 15,000 people (mostly Zoroastrians) in the Yazd and Kerman areas, also known as Gabri or Gabar.

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  • noun an Iranian language spoken in Afghanistan

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Persian darī, of the gate, of the royal court, courtly language, Persian, from dar, door, gate; see durbar.]

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From Persian دری (darī), of disputed origin, probably from دربار (darbār) meaning royal court. The use of the name 'Dari' in English is a recent development, the language formerly being known as 'Persian' to English speakers.

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  • It even has a not-so-catchy title: Operation Moshtarak, which in Dari translates as "together".

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  • "There will be a day, God willing, when I can help all of the people of Afghanistan again," said Dostum, who addressed the crowd in Dari, Pashto, Uzbek and Turkmen.

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  • Each shawl or scarf is crafted from cashmere, wool, pure cotton and silk, and features the artists 'signatures woven into the product in Dari, the native language spoken by many of the women.

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  • In a country still testing how freedom of speech mixes with Islam, Emrooz TV — emrooz means “today” in Dari, one of the two major languages in Afghanistan — has broadcast that the elderly top Shiite cleric in the country was once married to a young teenage girl.

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