How is Farsi Persian

German-Persian dictionary

NOW NEW: German-Persian in the full online version

Now live: the new German-Persian online dictionary with full search function. Due to the great demand for a German-Persian dictionary, we have until recently made a BETA version available with limited search options. In the meantime we have completely digitized the dictionary and are pleased to be able to offer it here as a complete online dictionary in both language directions.

Persian - also called Farsi

Very similar to the Arabic script, the Persian script appears to the non-expert ... many wondrous characters, also in the opposite direction of writing: Here it goes from right to left! Persian is spoken mainly in Central and Southwest Asia. It is an Indo-European language. Persian is the official language of Iran, Afghanistan and Tajikistan. About 65 million people speak Persian as their mother tongue. Most of them live in Iran, Afghanistan and Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. And why is Persian sometimes called Farsi? Farsi is the Iranian term for Persian. In Afghanistan and Pakistan, on the other hand, it is called Dari.

The Persian alphabet

Persian and Arabic are not related to each other: Persian is an Indo-European language, Arabic is a Semitic language within the Afro-Asian language family. And yet the Arabic script has been used since the Islamization of Persia. However, the alphabet was expanded by four letters.

The Langenscheidt German-Persian dictionary

This dictionary offers around 25,000 headwords and phrases from the Persian and German general language. The information on correct pronunciation is particularly helpful for German users: Not only the Persian keywords but also the translations in the German-Persian section are provided with Latin transcription. This means that users who do not know the Persian script can also use this dictionary. The most important idiomatic and colloquial expressions of both languages ​​are also taken into account. References to subject areas and style levels make it easier to find the right translation.

Search in the online dictionary at your desk, in the office or on the go

Whether on the desktop or mobile on the smartphone or tablet - the desired expression can be translated in both language directions with the free online dictionary. It is ideal for professional users such as translators, interpreters and language experts, but also for schoolchildren and students. The vocabulary has been compiled and checked by the number 1 dictionary publisher - Langenscheidt - and is therefore absolutely reliable. Nothing stands in the way of language acquisition and vocabulary expansion.

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