Sunday, December 4, 2016

نوروز‎‎ New Year!

No Ruz? Yes. We have Ruz.

This is a contest to see how many ways you can find New Year spellings in on-line articles.
The first is in Persian:  نوروز‎‎ The rest will be in other alphabetic characters. Transliteration differences for the holiday come from differences in pronunciation, which vary by region, per wikipedia.

Let's start with American English:
NOROOZ San Francisco
Nowruz wikipedia, White House
Norouz in a comment to a New York Times article

Maz Jobrani comedy at the White House Nowruz 2016 with First Lady Michelle Obama Hosts an Event to Mark Nowruz (official transcript)
White House greetings over the years