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Dari phrasebook

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Dari is the name of the variant of Persian spoken in Afghanistan.

See also Persian phrasebook.

Contents

Pronunciation guide[edit]

Vowels[edit]

Consonants[edit]

Common diphthongs[edit]

Phrase list[edit]

Basics[edit]

Common signs

OPEN 
baaz باز
CLOSED 
basteh بسته
ENTRANCE 
dakhl داخل
EXIT 
kharij خارج
PUSH 
feshar فشار
PULL 
kash کش
TOILET 
Tashnab تشناب
MEN 
mardan مردان
WOMEN 
zanan زنان
FORBIDDEN 
mamno ممنوع


Hello. 
Salaam. (.سلام)
How are you? 
Chi tor hasti? Chi hal dari? (چي حال داري؟)
Fine, thank you. 
Khob, tashakor. (خوب تشكر )
What is your name? 
Nametan chist ? (نامتان چيست؟)
My name is _____. 
Naame ma _____ ast. (.نام من _____ است)
Nice to meet you. 
Khoshaal Shodom az mulaqat e shuma. (.خشحال شدم از ملاقات شما)
Please. 
Lotfaan. (.لطفا)
Thank you. 
Tashakor . (.تشكر )
You're welcome. 
Qabele tashakor nest. ( قابل تشکرنيست)
Yes. 
Khob. (.خوب)
No. 
Ne. (.نه)
Excuse me. (getting attention
Bebakhshin . (بيبخشين )
Excuse me. (begging pardon
Mebakhshen? . (ميبخشين )
I'm sorry. 
Mazrat Mekhwaham . ( محذرت ميخواەم )
Goodbye 
Khuda Hafez . ( خدا حافظ )
Good Night (informal
Shab ba khayr . ( )
I can't speak dari well. 
Ma dorost dari yad nadaraom .. ( [من درست درى ياد ندارم ])
Do you speak English? 
Aaya Shuma Englisi Yaad Daren? ( ?آيا شما انگريسي ياد دارن )
Is there someone here who speaks English? 
Aaya da inja kase hast ke englisi yaad dashta basha ? ( ?آيا انجا کس است کە انگليسي ياد داشتە باشه )
Help! 
Komak! (کمک !)
Look out! 
Sayhel ko! ( !سيل کن)
Good morning. 
Sob bakhir. (صبح بخير )
Good evening. 
Chasht bakhir. ( )
Good night. 
Shab bakhir. (شپ بخير )
Good night (to sleep
Shaw bakhir. ( )
I don't understand. 
Mann namedanam. ( من نميدانم )
Where is the toilet? 
Tashnab kojast? ( ? تشناب کجااست)

Problems[edit]

mushkele taan chi ast? ´´ ? مشکل تان چي است ´´

Numbers[edit]

one 
yak
two 
doo
three 
say
four 
chah-HAHR
five 
panj
six 
shahsh
seven 
haft
eight 
hasht
nine 
nou
ten 
daa
twenty 
biist
thirty 
si
forty 
chehel
fifty 
pinjaa
sixty 
shast
seventy 
haftaad
eighty 
hashtaad
ninety 
nawad
hundred 
sad
thousand 
hazaar
million 
million

Time[edit]

What is the time?

     Chand bajast? ()

Clock time[edit]

1:00 am. yak Sob 1:00 pm. yak Zohr 1:30 am. yak o nim e sob 1:30 pm yak o nim e zohr

Duration[edit]

Days[edit]

Saturday:Shambey Sunday:Yak Shambey Monday:Doo Shambey Tuesday:Se Shambey Wednesday:Char Shambey Thursday:Panj Shambey Friday:Jummaa

Months[edit]

۱ March-April Aries حمل hamal ۲ April-May Taurus ثور sawr ۳ May-June Gemini جوزا jawzā ۴ June-July Cancer سرطان saratān ۵ July-August Leo اسد asad ۶ August-September Virgo سنبله sombole ۷ September-October Libra میزان mizān ۸ October-November Scorpio عقرب aqrab ۹ November-December Sagittarius قوس qaws ۱۰ December-January Capricorn جدی jady ۱۱ January-Febrary Aquarius دلو dalv ۱۲ February-March Pisces حوت hut

Writing time and date[edit]

Colors[edit]

White 
سفید safed
Red 
سرخ surkh
Black 
سیاہ siyaa
Yellow 
زرد zard
Blue 
نیلا aabii
Green 
سبز savz
Orange 
نارنجی narinji
Purple 
arj-wanni
Gold 
teh-la-he

Transportation[edit]

Airport.- Mydonna hawayee

I want to buy a ticket to - Man meekhoham tecket taa...(insert place)...bekhrm


Bus and train[edit]

Directions[edit]

Turn right.- Deste rast dowr bokho

Turn left.- Deste chap dowr bokho.

Straight.- Mustaqim.

I go.- Merawaam.

You go.- Merawee

Taxi[edit]

Taxi.- Taxi

Lodging[edit]

Money[edit]

Baksheesh Paisa Pul

Eating[edit]

Do you want to eat? - Nan/gheza mekhori?

What do you want to eat? - Chi mekhori?

What do you want to drink?- Chi menooshi?

food - gheza

bread - nan

rice - birinj

water - aab

Bars[edit]

Shopping[edit]

Just looking, thank you. = man fa-fat-e sard mekonom, tashakur.

Credit Card = Karte etebari

I want to buy a ___ = man mekhoham ke ______ ra bekharam

Driving[edit]

Authority[edit]

Learning more[edit]

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