Vocabulary: Breakfast

This is part 34 of my English-Farsi vocabulary list. (You can also learn more about how I created this vocabulary list.)

English Farsi/Persian Pronunciation Notes
I مَن man
to cook پُختَن pokhtan
egg تُخم tokhm
breakfast صُبحانِه sobhâne
kitchen آشپَزخَانِه âshpazkhâne Literally “cook” + “house”
good خوب khub
cup فِنجان fenjân
orange (food) نارِنج / پرتقال nârenj / portegâl The term “nârenj” is for bitter orange; the term “portegâl” comes from Portugal.
juice آب میوِه âb mive
Literally “fruit water” – for a specific juice change “mive” to the fruit, e.g. “âb-e portegâl” (آب پرتقال)

 

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Vocabulary: Technology

This is part 33 of my English-Farsi vocabulary list. (You can also learn more about how I created this vocabulary list.)

English Farsi/Persian Pronunciation Notes
you (singular/informal) تو to
to learn یاد گِرِفتَن yâd gereftan Literally “to take/receive memory”
10 دَه dah
finger انگُشت angosht
computer کامپیوتِر kampiuter
program (noun) بَرنامِه barnâme
Multiple meanings, as in English (computer program, schedule, agenda)
technology فَن آوَری fan âvari Also teknoloži (تِکنولوژی)

 

Vocabulary: Out the Window

This is part 31 of my English-Farsi vocabulary list. (You can also learn more about how I created this vocabulary list.)

English Farsi/Persian Pronunciation Notes
front جِلو jelo
bathroom توالِت tuâlet
As in the US bathroom: a room with a toilet, not a room with a bath
window پَنجَرِه panjareh
to see (transitive) دیدَن didan
eye (noun) چِشم cheshm
garden باغچه bâghche
bâgh (باغ) is a big garden, like Bodnant Garden; “che” is a diminutive suffix, so bâghche (باغچه) is a garden at home (or yard in the US).

 

Vocabulary: Mornings

This is part 30 of my English-Farsi vocabulary list. (You can also learn more about how I created this vocabulary list.)

English Farsi/Persian Pronunciation
clock/time (noun) ساعَت sâ’at
9 نُه no
40 چِهِل chehel
morning صُبح sobh
sun آفتاب âftâb
light (noun) چِراغ cherâgh
coffee قَهوِه‌ ghahve
nose بینی bini
to smell (transitive) بوییدَن buyidan

Vocabulary: Wagons

This is part 29 of my English-Farsi vocabulary list. (You can also learn more about how I created this vocabulary list.)

English Farsi/Persian Pronunciation Notes
horse اَسب asb
strong قَوی ghavi
animal حِیوان heyvân
to pull کِشیدَن keshidan Also means “to draw” with various meanings, similar to English
heavy سَنگین sangin
suffix “in” = like; literally “like a stone”
box (noun) صَندوق sandugh

 

Vocabulary: Sports

This is part 28 of my English-Farsi vocabulary list. (You can also learn more about how I created this vocabulary list.)

English Farsi/Persian Pronunciation
First month of summer تیر tir
Thursday پَنج‌شَنبِه panjshanbeh
2 دو do
team تیم tim
player بازیکُن bâzikon
ball توپ tup
fan (sports) طَرَفدار tarafdâr
to beat (sports) شِکَست دادَن shekast dâdan