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Nowruz 1396-2018 نوروز Posted by on Mar 19, 2018

Nowruz نوروز is the Persian new year celebrated by Persians, Afghans, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, some Hindus, and some other nationalities all around the world. It is the biggest celebration in history for Iran which has a Zoroastrian root. Nowruz translated to English language means “new day”. It usually starts on the twenty-first of March but on…

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The Iranian Festival Shabe Yalda Posted by on Dec 15, 2017

Yalda night or Shabe Yalda شب یلدا is an Iranian festival celebrated on the “longest and darkest night of the year.” It usually falls on the 20 or 21 of December. Shabe Yalda is also called Shabe Chelleh or the 40th night of the Winter Solstice. Persian people usually get together with family and spend the…

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How to say thanks in Persian-Farsi Posted by on Nov 27, 2017

If you can only learn one thing in a foreign language, it should be how to say thanks. These are some ways that Persians or Iranian people say “thank you” in Farsi. متشکرم /moteshakeram/ I am thankful. مرسی /merci/ Thanks سپاس /sepaas/ Thanks ممنون /mamnoon/ Thanks There are a few other ways that are fun…

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Welcome to the Transparent Farsi Blog Posted by on Nov 27, 2017

Hello everyone, My name is Fatemeh, an Iranian-American living in VA, currently working as a Farsi instructor for Transparent Language. I will be posting language and culture related content on this Persian blog. I hope you enjoy them and learn about Persian-Farsi language and its culture and traditions. First things first, let me answer a…

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