Persian Lesson 8 (Pronouns and Travel)

Duration: 30 mins

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The 8th lesson contains the Persian pronouns including the subject, object and possessive forms. In addition, you will find a vocabulary list about travel and finally some general common phrases. 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.


Pronouns are a must to learn because they are part of almost every sentence. They make up about 20% of the daily language use which includes the subject, object and possessive pronoun. If there is an lesson you should NOT skip, this would be one of them.

We will start with the subject pronouns since it's the most used of the 4 forms that you might come across or use very often. 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.

Subject Pronouns in Persian

Pronouns Persian Audio
Heاو (مرد)
Sheاو (زن)
You (plural)شما
I love youدوستت دارم
She is beautifulاو زیباست
They are dancingآن‌ها دارند می‌رقصند
We are happyما خوشحال هستیم

Object pronouns are another important one you should make sure you master.

Object Pronouns in Persian

Pronouns Persian Audio
Meمن را
Youتو را
Himاو را (مرد)
Herاو را (زن)
Usما را
You (plural)به شما
Themآنها را
Can you call us?می توانی به ما زنگ بزنی؟
Give me your phone numberشماره تلفنت را به من بده
I can give you my emailمی‌توانم ایمیلم را به تو بدهم
Tell him to call meبه او بگو به من زنگ بزند

Now we will discuss the possessive pronoun also called possessive determiners which is very straight forward and self explanatory. You use it when you want to express that something belongs to you but usually it comes before a noun.

Possessive Pronouns Persian

Pronouns Persian Audio
Myمن (مالکیت)
Yourتو (مالکیت)
Hisاو (مالکیت) (مرد)
Herاو (مالکیت) (زن)
Ourما (مالکیت)
Your (plural)مال شما
Theirآنها (مالکیت)
His email is...ایمیل او ... است
My phone number is...شماره تلفن من ... است
Our dream is to visit Spainرؤیای ما رفتن به اسپانیا است
Their country is beautifulکشور آن‌ها زیباست


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As for the possessive case of the pronoun, it is used differently because it does not have to come before a noun. Check out the examples!

Possessive Case of the Pronoun in Persian

Pronouns Persian Audio
Mineمال من
Yoursمال تو
Hisمال او
Hersمال او
Oursمال ما
Yours (plural)مال شما
Theirsمال آنها
Is this pen yours?آیا این خودکار مال تو است؟
The book is mineاین کتاب مال من است
The shoes are hersکفش‌ها مال اوست
Victory is oursپیروزی از آن ماست

Vocabulary List about Travel

Below is a list of 31 words and expressions related to travel such as means of transportation, lodging and tourism. If you memorize them by heart, you will be able to get around the country and ask for directions much easier than if you did not.

Travel List in Persian

Travel Persian Audio
Bus stationایستگاه اتوبوس
For businessبرای تجارت
For pleasureبرای تفریح
Help Deskاطلاعات / راهنما
Luggageبار / چمدان‌ها
To travelسفر کردن
Train (noun)قطار
Train stationایستگاه قطار
By trainبا قطار
By carبا ماشین
By busبا اتوبوس
By taxiبا تاکسی
By airplaneبا هواپیما


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Daily Conversation in Persian

Finally, a list of sentences that you might need or see often. For a complete list of commonly used sentences, please visit our Persian Phrases page. Enjoy!

Common Expressions in Persian

English Persian Audio
Do you accept credit cards?آیا کارت اعنباری قبول می کنید؟
How much will it cost?هزینه آن چقدر است؟
I have a reservationمن رزرو دارم
I'd like to rent a carمی خواهم یک ماشین کرایه کنم
I'm here on business / on vacation.من برای تجارت/ تفریح اینجا هستم
Is this seat taken?آیا این صندلی برای کسی است؟
It was nice meeting youاز ملاقات شما خوشحال شدم
Take this! (when giving something)این را بگیر
Do you like it?از این خوشت می‌آید؟
I really like it!خیلی خوشم می‌آید
I'm just kiddingشوخی می‌کنم
I'm hungryمن گرسنه هستم
I'm thirstyتشنه‌ام

Fun Facts

Language Quote: Approximately one new word is added to the English language every two hours and around 4,000 new words are added to the English dictionary every year..

Congratulations! You finished your 8th lesson in Persian about the pronouns, and travel expressions. Are you ready for the next lesson? We recommend Persian Lesson 9. You can also simply click on one of the links below or go back to our Learn Persian homepage.

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