"My mother thought so," she said, smiling slightly. "She said it was Persian, it meant 'dawn'. Fitting, since I was born around 5 a.m."
"I've been studying it for...this'll be the sixth year," she replied. "And I thought it was a good idea to try and teach myself Spanish, too. My professor my freshman year all but dared me too, she thought I had a gift for languages."