Persian/Lesson 8

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فارسی (‹fârsi›, “Persian”)
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ContentsIntroduction
Persian Alphabet lessons: 1 ( ۱ )2 ( ۲ )3 ( ۳ )4 ( ۴ )
Elementary grammar: 5 ( ۵ )6 ( ۶ )7 ( ۷ )8 ( ۸ )9 ( ۹ )
10 ( ۱۰ )11 ( ۱۱ )12 ( ۱۲ )13 ( ۱۳ )14 ( ۱۴ )15 ( ۱۵ )
Intermediate: 16 ( ۱۶ )17 ( ۱۷ )18 ( ۱۸ )19 ( ۱۹ )20 ( ۲۰ )
21 ( ۲۱ )22 ( ۲۲ )23 ( ۲۳ )24 ( ۲۴ )25 ( ۲۵ )26 ( ۲۶ )
Advanced:
Appendix: AlphabetGlossaryHandwriting

Farsi

To continue, your computer must display Persian. The box below should show these Persian letters on the far right: Paa-individua.svgBaa-individua.svgAlif-individua.svg
ا ب پ ت ث ج چ ح خ د ذ ر ز ژ س ش ص ض ط ظ ع غ ف ق ک گ ل م ن و ه ی

If they are different or in the wrong order, see Persian Computing.


In this lesson, you will learn how to create and use the negative of Persian verbs.

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Negation[edit]

Negative particle ن ‹na-› takes the stress and prefixes conjugated verb, not the invariant part

Negative copula[edit]

  • نیستم ‹nistam› (“I am not”)
  • نیستید ‹nistid› (“you are not”)
  • نیست ‹nist› (“ he/she/it is not”), colloquially pronounced ‹nis›
  • نیستیم ‹nistim› (“ we are not”)
  • نیستید ‹nistid› (“you are not”)
  • نیستند ‹nistand› (“they are not”), colloquially pronounced ‹nistan›

Other negative words[edit]

  • هیچ Look up هیچ in Wiktionary ‹hic› (“none, not at all”)


Exercises[edit]

درس 8 و

مردman (man)
زنvrouw (woman)
تند - snel (fast)
دواتinktpot (inkwell)
پروينParvin (meisjesnaam) (girls name)
پرويزParviz (jongensnaam) (boys name)
نانواbakker (baker)
دويدنrennen (hele werkwoord) (running)
مي دودhij rent, zij rent (he, she runs)
بيرونuit, buiten (out)
مي پزدhij kookt, zij kookt (he, she cooks)
پختن- - koken, bakken (hele werkwoord) (cooking, baking)
اين دوات استdit is een inktpot (this is an inkwell)
پرويز با پروين دوست استParvin is met Parviz bevriend
اين مرد نانوا استdie mijnheer is bakker
نانوا نان مي پزدde bakker bakt brood
آن مرد از نانوائي تند آمدdie man komt snel uit de bakkerij
پرويز با پروين دوست است
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ContentsIntroduction

Persian Alphabet lessons: 1 ( ۱ )2 ( ۲ )3 ( ۳ )4 ( ۴ )
Elementary grammar: 5 ( ۵ )6 ( ۶ )7 ( ۷ )8 ( ۸ )9 ( ۹ )
10 ( ۱۰ )11 ( ۱۱ )12 ( ۱۲ )13 ( ۱۳ )14 ( ۱۴ )15 ( ۱۵ )
Intermediate: 16 ( ۱۶ )17 ( ۱۷ )18 ( ۱۸ )19 ( ۱۹ )20 ( ۲۰ )
21 ( ۲۱ )22 ( ۲۲ )23 ( ۲۳ )24 ( ۲۴ )25 ( ۲۵ )26 ( ۲۶ )
Advanced:
Appendix: AlphabetGlossaryHandwriting


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