Persian Vocabulary

The Persian vocabulary is the backbone for learning. Below we picked 70% of the most commonly used words. Therefore memorizing them will give you a 70% boost in the language. This is the smarter way of online learning. Learn only what you need. We start with commonly used numbers.

One: یک  Audio Two: دو  Audio Three: سه  Audio
Four: چهار  Audio Five: پنج  Audio Six: شش  Audio
Seven: هفت  Audio Eight: هشت  Audio Nine: نه  Audio
Ten: ده  Audio First: اول  Audio Second: دوم  Audio

Time Expressions

Days of the week and time expressions:

Monday: دوشنبه  Audio Tuesday: سه شنبه  Audio Wednesday: چهارشنبه  Audio
Thursday: پنج شنبه  Audio Friday: جمعه  Audio Saturday: شنبه  Audio
Sunday: یکشنبه  Audio Now: اکنون  Audio Yesterday: دیروز  Audio
Today: امروز  Audio Tonight: امشب  Audio Tomorrow: فردا  Audio


Most popular fruits and vegetables:

Fruits: میوه  Audio Apples: سیب  Audio
Bananas: موز  Audio Tomatoes: گوجه فرنگی  Audio
Potatoes: سیب زمینی  Audio Onions: پیاز  Audio

Colors that we think are very important to remember:

Red: قرمز  Audio Green: سبز  Audio Blue: آبی  Audio
White: سفید  Audio Black: سیاه  Audio Grey: خاکستری  Audio

Some words related to food:

Breakfast: صبحانه  Audio Lunch: ناهار  Audio
Dinner: شام  Audio Milk: شیر  Audio
Coffee: قهوه  Audio Bread: نان  Audio


Weather terms and sensations:

Sunny: آفتابی  Audio Windy: طوفانی  Audio Rainy: بارانی  Audio
Snowy: برفی  Audio Cold: سرد  Audio Hot: گرم  Audio

Words related to family and relatives:

Boy: پسر  Audio Girl: دختر  Audio
Son: پسر  Audio Daughter: دختر  Audio
Brother: برادر  Audio Sister: خواهر  Audio
Man: مرد  Audio Woman: زن  Audio
Father: پدر  Audio Mother: مادر  Audio
Grandfather: پدربزرگ  Audio Grandmother: مادربزرگ  Audio

Locations in the house which are talked about more during the day:

House: خانه  Audio Toilet: توالت  Audio Room: اتاق  Audio
Bedroom: اطاق خواب  Audio Kitchen: آشپزخانه  Audio Table: میز  Audio

Animals and pets popular to everyone:

Cat: گربه  Audio Dog: سگ  Audio Mouse: موش  Audio
Bird: پرنده  Audio Cow: گاو  Audio Horse: اسب  Audio

The clothes most worn by most people:

Socks: جوراب  Audio Shoes: کفش  Audio Trousers: شلوار  Audio
Shirt: پیراهن  Audio Sweater: گرمکن  Audio Coat: کت  Audio

Most popular languages in the world:

English: انگلیسی  Audio French: فرانسوی  Audio German: آلمانی  Audio
Spanish: اسپانیایی  Audio Italian: ایتالیایی  Audio Portuguese: پرتغالی  Audio
Greek: یونانی  Audio Russian: روسی  Audio Arabic: عربی  Audio
Hindi: هندی  Audio Chinese: چینی  Audio Japanese: ژاپنی  Audio


Travel Vocabulary

Most popular terms when traveling:

Taxi: تاکسی  Audio Bus: اتوبوس  Audio
Hotel: هتل  Audio Reservation: رزرو  Audio
Airport: فرودگاه  Audio Passport: گذرنامه  Audio

Words you can use in class or talking about school:

Student: دانشجو  Audio Teacher: معلم  Audio Pen: خودکار  Audio
Books: کتاب ها  Audio Page: صفحه  Audio Dictionary: فرهنگ لغت  Audio

Body parts which are talked about more often:

Hand: دست  Audio Feet: پاها  Audio Hair: مو  Audio
Eye: چشم  Audio Mouth: دهان  Audio Nose: بینی  Audio

Emergency vocabulary to ask for help or offer help when needed:

Ambulance: آمبولانس  Audio Doctor: دکتر  Audio
Hospital: بیمارستان  Audio Pharmacy: داروخانه  Audio
Police: پلیس  Audio Stomach Ache: درد معده  Audio

As you can see, this Persian vocabulary is something you will need every day. You can use our Vocabulary Trainer to help you memorize these words.

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Did you know? People use only a small amount of their vocabulary on a daily basis. The rest of the words are either unused or not used often.