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Revision as of 04:25, 16 July 2010

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

Contents

Pronunciation guide

Vowels

Consonants

Common diphthongs

Phrase list

Basics

Hello. 
Salaam . ( سلام)
How are you? 
chi hal dari? ? (چي حال داري؟)
Fine, thank you. 
Khob, tashakor! . (خوب تشكر )
What is your name? 
Nametan chist ? ( نامتان چيست؟)
My name is millad . 
naame ma millad ast . ( نام مه ميلاد است. .)
Nice to meet you. 
khoshhal az molaghat ba shoma! . (خوشحال از ملاقات با شما )
Please. 
lotfaan . ( لطفا)
Thank you. 
tashakor . (تشكر )
You're welcome. 
da ghesesh nasho! . ( د غصش نشو)
Yes. 
kho . ( خو)
No. 
ne . ( نه)
Excuse me. (getting attention
bebakhshin . ( )
Excuse me. (begging pardon
bebakhshin? . ( )
I'm sorry. 
sharmanda . ( )
Goodbye 
ba maane khoda . ( )
Goodbye (informal
shaw ba khayr . ( )
I can't speak dari well. 
ma dari yad nadaraom khob.. ( [ ])
Do you speak English? 
englisi gap zadan metani? ? ( ?)
Is there someone here who speaks English? 
kasi da inja hast ke englisi yad dashta basha ? ( ?)
Help! 
komak ! ( !)
Look out! 
sayhel ko  ! ( !)
Good morning. 
sob bakhir . ( )
Good evening. 
chasht bakhir . ( )
Good night. 
shaw bakhir . ( )
Good night (to sleep)shaw bakhir 
. ( )
I don't understand. 
ma namifamom . ( )
Where is the toilet? 
tashnab kojast  ? ( ?)

Problems

problem chi ast?

Numbers

one 
yak
doo

3 say

chah-HAHR
painch
shahsh
havt
hasht
noo
10 
daa

Time

Clock time

Duration

Days

Saturday:Shambey Sunday:Yak Shambey Monday:Doo Shambey Tuesday:Se Shambey Wednesday:Chor Sahmbey Thursday:Panj Shambey Friday:Jumma

Months

Writing time and date

Colors

White = saf ed Red = Surkh Black = se aw Yellow = Zurd Blue = abi

Transportation

Bus and train

Directions

Taxi

Lodging

Money

Pul

Eating

Bars

Shopping

Driving

Authority

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