Persian (Farsi) alphabet and pronunciation - point of reference for Old Persian of Esther's day (5th century BC).

The Persian language, also known as Farsi, belongs to the Iranian branch of the Indo-Iranian languages. It gets its name from Persia, the former name of Iran.

My purpose is to simplify the learning experience and get acquainted with Urdu language as quickly as possible. First lesson I am going to teach is Urdu Alphabets, the “abjad“. Urdu alphabets are adopted from Persian alphabets which were in turn adopted from “abjad” script of Arabic. “abjad” script is said to have evolved from… Continue reading →

It is often said that the best way to learn a second language is to spend as much time as possible in the country where the language is spoken or at the very

Language: In this image you can see all of the Farsi letters and all 4 of their forms.There are 32 letters in the Farsi alphabet, but unlike our alphabet each letter is written differently depending on where it is in a sentence.This means if you were to learn to write in Farsi, you would have to memorize 32 letters x 4 forms to know how to write Farsi and that would equal 128 different characters to memorize!

Language: In this image you can see all of the Farsi letters and all 4 of their…

Sumerian cuneiform. Cuneiform scriptis one of the earliest known systems of writing,distinguished by its wedge-shaped marks on clay tablets, made by means of a blunt reed for a stylus.The original Sumerian script was adapted for the writing of the Akkadian, Eblaite, Elamite, Hittite, Luwian, Hattic, Hurrian, and Urartian languages, and it inspired the Ugaritic and Old Persian alphabets.Between half a millionand two million cuneiform tablets are estimated to have been excavated in modern…

This is a picture of Cuneiform, it was the first written language. Cuneiform was written on clay tablets, and was made for keeping records of trade.

The letters of the Persian alphabet are shape based.  32 letters, 18 shapes.

You can read Persian today. only 32 letters, and a simple semi-cursive script.

This page is your Persian alphabet reference page. Persian is read from right to left and consists of 32 letter. Check out the Alefba ye Farsi song.

This page is your Persian alphabet reference page. Persian is read from right to left and consists of 32 letter. Check out the Alefba ye Farsi song.

Golreezan and Uncle Goose have teamed up to produce the first ever Persian alphabet blocks set. Handcrafted from sustainable FSC-certified Michigan basswood, this 32-piece block set features the full Persian character set, numbers and a side of intricately reproduced Persian geometric patterns.

Persian alphabet blocks designed for Uncle Goose. Made from sustainable basswood, this block set features the full Persian character set, numbers, and a .

I Know How To Write In Persian!: A Children's Workbook For Learning The Persian Alphabet & Script (Persian/Farsi Edition) (Persian and Farsi Edition)

I Know How To Write In Persian!: A Children's Workbook For Learning The Persian Alphabet & Script (Persian/Farsi Edition) (Persian and Farsi Edition)

Haft-Seen (Persian: هفت‌سین‎) or the seven 'S's is a traditional table setting of Nowruz, the traditional Iranian spring celebration. The haft seen table includes seven items all starting with the letter seen in the Persian alphabet

Haft-Seen (Persian: هفت‌سین‎) or the seven 'S's is a traditional table setting of Nowruz, the traditional Iranian spring celebration. The haft seen table includes seven items all starting with the letter seen in the Persian alphabet

ANCIENT ALPHABET

Strange that the Persian alphabet, which is the oldest one, is not included !

Persian alphabet card has everything you need to know to bond with the Persian alphabet.

You can read Persian today. only 32 letters, and a simple semi-cursive script.

A, B, P.  The first three letters of the Persian alphabet.  From our Persian alphabet card.

The first three letters of the Persian alphabet. From our Persian alphabet card.

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