Persian Lesson 3 (Plural and Languages)

Duration: 30 mins

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The 3rd lesson is about the plural in Persian and how to create it from the singular form. In addition, I will include a list of vocabulary about languages, nationalities, and countries. Finally, you will find some common everyday sentences. I will try to give examples using both vocabulary and grammar. That way it will be easy for you to see the words when they are separate and when they are in a sentence. Going through the whole page should take about 30 min. Make sure to read the pronunciation and hear the audio as well. If you have any question about this course, please email me directly at Persian Classes.


Knowing how to create the plural from the singular word can double the vocabulary you already know. It can make it easy to have a conversation about different topics by simply knowing some grammatical rules. For example how to change the word "book" to "books" or "woman" to "women".

Below is a list of singular words and their plural equivalent. I included examples about nature as well as about humans. The table contains 3 columns (English, Persian, and Audio). Make sure you repeat each word after hearing it by either clicking on the audio button or by reading the pronunciation. That should help with memorization as well as improving your pronunciation.

Singular vs. Plural in Persian

English Persian Audio
Lakesدریاچه ها

Now we will try to implement some of the words above into full Persian sentences. That way you will be able to see how both forms are used when embedded in a structure.

Singular vs. Plural in a Sentence

English Persian Audio
We speak two languagesما به دو زبان صحبت می‌کنیم
They speak four languagesآن‌ها به چهار زبان صحبت می‌کنند
I visited one countryمن از یک کشور دیدن کردم
She visited three countriesاو از سه کشور دیدن کرد
She has one sisterاو یک خواهر دارد
He has two sistersاو دو خواهر دارد


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Vocabulary List about Languages, Nationalities, and Countries

Below is a list of 50 words related to languages, nationalities, and countries. If you can memorize them by heart, you will be able to have a good conversation about how many languages you speak or where you came from.

Languages Nationalities and Countries List in Persian

English Persian Audio
Arabic (language)عربی
Moroccan (nationality)مراکشی
Morocco (country)مراکش
Brazilian (language)برزیلی
Brazilian (nationality)برزیلی
Brazil (country)برزیل
Chinese (language)چینی
Chinese (nationality)چینی
China (country)چین
English (language)Persian
British (nationality)بریتانیایی
Britain (country)بریتانیا
American (nationality)امریکایی
America (country)امریکا
French (language)فرانسوی
French (nationality)فرانسوی
France (country)فرانسه
German (language)آلمانی
German (nationality)آلمانی
Germany (country)آلمان
Greek (language)یونانی
Greek (nationality)یونانی
Greece (country)یونان
Hindi (language)هندی
Indian (nationality)هندی
India (country)هندوستان
Irish (language)ایرلندی
Irish (nationality)ایرلندی
Ireland (country)ایرلند
Italian (language)ایتالیایی
Italian (nationality)ایتالیایی
Italy (country)ایتالیا
Japanese (language)ژاپنی
Japanese (nationality)ژاپنی
Japan (country)ژاپن
Korean (language)کره ای
Korean (nationality)کره‌ای
Korea (country)کره
Persian (language)فارسی
Iranian (nationality)ایرانی
Iran (country)ایران
Portuguese (language)پرتغالی
Portuguese (nationality)پرتغالی
Portugal (country)پرتغال
Russian (language)روسی
Russian (nationality)روسی
Russia (country)روسیه
Spanish (language)اسپانیولی
Spanish (nationality)اسپانیولی
Spain (country)اسپانیا


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Daily Conversation in Persian

Finally, a list of sentences about languages, nationalities, and countries plus some bonus phrases. For a complete list of commonly used sentences, please visit our Persian Phrases page. Enjoy!

Common Expressions in Persian

English Persian Audio
I don't speak Koreanزبان کره‌ای را بلد نیستم
I love the Japanese languageزبان ژاپنی را دوست دارم
I speak Italianمن ایتالیایی صحبت می‌کنم
I want to learn Spanishمی‌خواهم اسپانیولی یاد بگیرم
My mother tongue is Germanزبان مادری من آلمانی است
Spanish is easy to learnیادگیری اسپانیولی ساده است
He has a Moroccan rugاو یک قالیچه مراکشی دارد
I have an American carمن یک ماشین امریکایی دارم
I love French cheeseمن عاشق پنیر فرانسوی هستم
I'm Italianمن ایتالیایی هستم
My father is Greekپدر من یونانی است
My wife is Koreanهمسر من کره‌ای است
Have you ever been to India?تا به حال به هندوستان رفته‌اید؟
I came from Spainمن اهل اسپانیا هستم
I live in Americaمن در امریکا زندگی می‌کنم
I want to go to Germanyمی‌خواهم به آلمان بروم
I was born in Italyمن در ایتالیا به دنیا آمده‌ام
Japan is a beautiful countryژاپن کشور زیبایی است
Long time no seeخیلی وقت است ندیدمت
I missed youدلم برایت تنگ شده
What's new?چه خبر؟
Nothing newخبری نیست
Make yourself at home!راحت باش
Have a good tripسفر به خیر

Fun Facts

Language Quote that by simply knowing how to form the plural, you can double the number of nouns in your vocabulary, without having to memorize all the plural form.

Congratulations! You finished your third lesson in Persian about singular, plural, languages, nationalities, and countries. Are you ready for the next lesson? We recommend Persian Lesson 4. You can also simply click on one of the links below or go back to our Learn Persian homepage.

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