Persian Articles

If you're trying to learn Persian Articles which is also called Farsi, check our courses about Definite and Indefinite Articles... to help you with your Persian grammar. Try to concentrate on the lesson and notice the pattern that occurs each time the word changes its place. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Persian. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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Persian Articles

Learning the Persian Articles is very important because its structure is used in every day conversation. The more you master it the more you get closer to mastering the Persian language. But first we need to know what the role of Articles is in the structure of the grammar in Persian.

Persian articles are words that combine with a noun to indicate the type of reference being made by the noun. Generally articles specify the grammatical definiteness of the noun. Examples are "the, a, and an". Here are some examples:

English ArticlesPersian Articles
articlesḥerof te'ereyef - حروف تعریف
the
ay - ی
oneyek - یک
someberekhey āz - برخی از
fewme'edod - معدود
the bookketāb - کتاب
the booksketāb hā - کتاب ها
a bookketābey - کتابی
one bookyek ketāb - یک کتاب
some booksbe'ez̤ey āz ketāb hā - بعضی از کتاب ها
few bookschenedetā ketāb - چندتا کتاب

Notice the structure of the Articles in Persian.

List of Articles in Persian

Below is a list of vocabulary where you can use the Definite and Indefinite Articles in Persian. Try to practice but also memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Persian vocabulary.

English VocabularyPersian Vocabulary
Foodgheẕā - غذا
almondsbādām - بادام
breadnān - نان
breakfastṣebeḥāneh - صبحانه
butterkereh - کره
candyābenebāt - آبنبات
cheesepeneyer - پنیر
chickenjojeh - جوجه
cuminzeyereh sebez - زیره سبز
dessertdeser - دسر
dinnershām - شام
fishmāhey - ماهی
fruitmeyoh - میوه
ice creambeseteney - بستنی
lambkoshet bereh - گوشت بره
lemonleyemo - لیمو
lunchnāhār - ناهار
mealgheẕā - غذا
meatkoshet - گوشت
ovenfer - فر
pepperfelefel - فلفل
plantskeyāhān - گیاهان
porkkoshet khok - گوشت خوک
saladsālād - سالاد
saltnemek - نمک
sandwichsānedoyech - ساندویچ
sausagesoseyes - سوسیس
soupsop - سوپ
sugarsheker - شکر
suppershām - شام
turkeyboquelemon - بوقلمون
appleseyeb - سیب
bananamoz - موز
orangesperetequāl - پرتقال
peacheshelo - هلو
peanutbādām zemeyeney - بادام زمینی
pearskelābey - گلابی
pineappleānānās - آناناس
grapesānekor - انگور
strawberriestot ferenekey - توت فرنگی
vegetablessebezeyejāt - سبزیجات
carrothoyej - هویج
cornẕeret - ذرت
cucumberkheyār - خیار
garlicseyer - سیر
lettucekāho - کاهو
oliveszeyeton - زیتون
onionspeyāz - پیاز
peppersfelefel - فلفل
potatoesseyeb zemeyeney - سیب زمینی
pumpkinkedo tenebel - کدو تنبل
beanslobeyā - لوبیا
tomatoeskojeh ferenekey - گوجه فرنگی

Definite and Indefinite Articles have a very important role in Persian. Once you're done with the Farsi Articles, you might want to check the rest of our Persian lessons here: Learn Persian. Don't forget to bookmark this page.


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