Jan 6, 2020

Say Most Common Words in Farsi

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#*If you're greeting someone who is entering your home, you might also say ''Khosh āmadid!'' (!خوش آمدید), which means "welcome."
 
#*If you're greeting someone who is entering your home, you might also say ''Khosh āmadid!'' (!خوش آمدید), which means "welcome."
 
#Ask ''Hāleh shomā chetor ast?<b>'' (حال شما چطور است؟) for "How are you?"</b> After saying "hello," it's common in Persian cultures to ask after the other person's well-being. If the other person asks you first, you might reply ''Man khoobam'' (.من خوبم), which means "I'm doing well."<ref>https://www.omniglot.com/language/phrases/persian.php</ref>[[Image:Say Most Common Words in Farsi Step 2 Version 2.jpg|center]]
 
#Ask ''Hāleh shomā chetor ast?<b>'' (حال شما چطور است؟) for "How are you?"</b> After saying "hello," it's common in Persian cultures to ask after the other person's well-being. If the other person asks you first, you might reply ''Man khoobam'' (.من خوبم), which means "I'm doing well."<ref>https://www.omniglot.com/language/phrases/persian.php</ref>[[Image:Say Most Common Words in Farsi Step 2 Version 2.jpg|center]]
#*If you're talking to a close friend or someone your age or younger, you might try ''Halet chetore?'' (چطوری؟), which is a very informal, similar to saying "What's up?"
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#*If you're talking to a close friend or someone your age or younger, you might try ''Hālet chetore?'' (چطوری؟), which is a very informal, similar to saying "What's up?"
 
#Introduce yourself by saying ''Esme man.<b>.. ast'' (.اسم من ... است).</b> To tell the person your name, say "Esme man," then your name, followed by "ast." For example, if your name is Sarah, you would say "Esme man Sarah ast." To ask the other person's name, say ''Esme shomā chist?''<ref>https://www.omniglot.com/language/phrases/persian.php</ref>[[Image:Say Most Common Words in Farsi Step 3 Version 2.jpg|center]]
 
#Introduce yourself by saying ''Esme man.<b>.. ast'' (.اسم من ... است).</b> To tell the person your name, say "Esme man," then your name, followed by "ast." For example, if your name is Sarah, you would say "Esme man Sarah ast." To ask the other person's name, say ''Esme shomā chist?''<ref>https://www.omniglot.com/language/phrases/persian.php</ref>[[Image:Say Most Common Words in Farsi Step 3 Version 2.jpg|center]]
 
#*When the other person tells you their name, you might say ''Az molāghāt e shomā khoshvaghtam.'' (.از ملاقات شما خوشوقتم), which means "nice to meet you." You can also simply say "Khoshvaghtam."
 
#*When the other person tells you their name, you might say ''Az molāghāt e shomā khoshvaghtam.'' (.از ملاقات شما خوشوقتم), which means "nice to meet you." You can also simply say "Khoshvaghtam."
 
#Explain that you only speak a little Farsi. If you're just learning Farsi but still want to have a conversation, you might say ''Fārsim khub nist'' (فارسیم خوب نیست), which means "I can't speak Persian/Farsi well." You might also say ''mishe shemordeh tar sohbat konid?'' or "please speak more slowly," if you're having trouble understanding the person.<ref>https://www.omniglot.com/language/phrases/persian.php</ref>[[Image:Say Most Common Words in Farsi Step 4 Version 2.jpg|center]]
 
#Explain that you only speak a little Farsi. If you're just learning Farsi but still want to have a conversation, you might say ''Fārsim khub nist'' (فارسیم خوب نیست), which means "I can't speak Persian/Farsi well." You might also say ''mishe shemordeh tar sohbat konid?'' or "please speak more slowly," if you're having trouble understanding the person.<ref>https://www.omniglot.com/language/phrases/persian.php</ref>[[Image:Say Most Common Words in Farsi Step 4 Version 2.jpg|center]]
#*You could add ''nemifahmam'' (نمي فهمم), which means "I don't understand."
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#*You could add ''nemifahmam'' (نمی‌فهمم), which means "I don't understand."
#*If you would feel more comfortable talking in English, you might ask ''Engelisi baladi?'' (انگلیسی بلدی؟) or "Do you speak English?"
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#*If you would feel more comfortable talking in English, you might ask ''Engelisi baladid?'' (انگلیسی بلدید؟) or "Do you speak English?"
 
#Express your gratitude by saying ''mamnūnam'' (ممنونم) for "thank you." This is a relatively formal way to say "thank you" in Persian. Persians also say ''merci'', like the French. However, this is considered a more casual expression.<ref>https://www.omniglot.com/language/phrases/persian.php</ref>[[Image:Say Most Common Words in Farsi Step 5.jpg|center]]
 
#Express your gratitude by saying ''mamnūnam'' (ممنونم) for "thank you." This is a relatively formal way to say "thank you" in Persian. Persians also say ''merci'', like the French. However, this is considered a more casual expression.<ref>https://www.omniglot.com/language/phrases/persian.php</ref>[[Image:Say Most Common Words in Farsi Step 5.jpg|center]]
 
#*If the person thanks you, reply ''khāhesh mikonam'' (خواهش مي‌كنم), which means "you're welcome."
 
#*If the person thanks you, reply ''khāhesh mikonam'' (خواهش مي‌كنم), which means "you're welcome."


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