Farsi Dictionary (Persian Online Dictionary)
Persian or Farsi (فارسی, IPA: [fɒːɾˈsiː]) is an Iranian language within the Indo-Iranian branch of the Indo-European languages. It is primarily spoken in Iran, Afghanistan, Tajikistan and countries which historically came under Persian influence.
Persian has ca. 110 million native speakers, holding official status respectively in Iran, Afghanistan and Tajikistan. For centuries Persian has also been a prestigious cultural language in Central Asia, South Asia, and Western Asia.
Amir Hossein Aryanpour was an expert in western philosophy and Persian culture and Iranistics. He was one of the students of Badiozzaman Forouzanfar, one of the most prominent figures in the history of Persian literature.
Aryanpour was a full Professor at University of Tehran. He wrote numerous books and articles on sociology, philosophy and literature.
He was influential in the contemporary intellectual movements in Iran. He died in the morning of July 30, 2001 in Asia Hospital, Tehran, at the age of 77.