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Lesson 3

Text 
Pronunciation 
Vocabulary 
Grammar 
Exercise 
Exercise Answers

 

Text

  1. Befarmăid xăheš mikonam.
  2. Ci meyl dărid ? Căy yă qahveh ?
  3. Šăm ci dust dărid baratun dorost konam ?
  4. Šăm tašrif dăšte bašid.
  5. Tašrif mibarid ? Ce zud !
  6. Qorbun e šomă.
  7. Xeyli xoš gozašt.
  8. Zahmat dădim.
  9. Oftadid tu zahmat.

 

Pronunciation

ă   arthur, art
š   shell, she
x   Spanish jose, or Dutch goede
c   chair, check
e   let, check
q   French rouge

Vocabulary

Persian English   Persian English
befarmăid help yourself   Tašrif Honor
xăheš Request   Tašrif dăštan To honor with ones presence
Xăheš mikonam Please   Tašrif dăšteh bašid Please honor us with your presence
Ci what   Shăm tašrif dăšteh bašid Please stay for dinner
Meyl Desire   Bordan To take
Daštan To have   Tašrif bordan To leave
Dărid You have   Tašrif mibarid You are leaving
Ci meyl dărid What would you like   zud Early
Căy Tea   Ce zud How early
Qahveh Coffee   Qorbun Sacrifice
Ya Or   Qorbun e šomă Your sacrifice
Shăm Dinner   Xeyli Very
dust Like   Xoš Happy
dust Daštan To Like   Gozaštan To pass
dust Darid You like   Xoš gozašt We had a good time
Bară ye For   Zahmat Hard work
Bară tun For you   Dădan To give
Dorost kardan To make   Zahmat dădim We gave you trouble, we made you work hard
Dorost konam I make   Oftadan To fall
      Oftadid You fell
      Tu Into
      Oftadid tu zahmat You got into a lot of work

Grammar (and pleasantries)

  • Allo ? Befarmăid.
  • dust dăštan To like
    Meyl dăštan To desire
    mi-bar-am I take
    mi-bar-i You (singular) take
    mi-bar-ad He/She takes
    mi-bar-im We take
    mi-bar-id You (plural) take
    mi-bar-and They take
    Be-bar Take !

    Exercise

    Translate the following to Persian :

    1. I work very much.
    2. I eat dinner every niqt.
    3. What would like to listen to ?
    4. What would you like to watch ?
    5. Are you taking the newspaper ?
    6. Where are you taking Reză ?
    7. Take Reză by car.
    8. You are leaving very early.

    Exercise Answers

    1. Man xeyli kăr mikonam.
    2. Man har šab šăm mixoram.
    3. Chi dust dărid gouš konid ?
    4. Chi dust dărid negăh konid ?
    5. Ruznămeh ro mibarid ?
    6. Reză ro koja mibarid ?
    7. Reză ro bă măšin bebar.
    8. Xeyli zud tašrif mibarid.

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