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1001 Persian-English Proverbs / Edition 3
     

1001 Persian-English Proverbs / Edition 3

by Simin K. Habibian, Hadi Khorsandi
 

ISBN-10: 1588140210

ISBN-13: 9781588140210

Pub. Date: 01/01/1995

Publisher: IBEX Publishers

SIMIN HABIBIAN has collected 1001 of the most well known Persian proverbs and has found the equivalent or similar of each in English. She has also included a literal translation of each proverb in English, to help the reader and so that the cultural similarities and differences can be seen.
In addition, 1001 Persian-English Proverbs includes 111 more proverbs

Overview

SIMIN HABIBIAN has collected 1001 of the most well known Persian proverbs and has found the equivalent or similar of each in English. She has also included a literal translation of each proverb in English, to help the reader and so that the cultural similarities and differences can be seen.
In addition, 1001 Persian-English Proverbs includes 111 more proverbs illustrated. The reader can guess which proverb it refers to. An answer key in the back tells the reader which proverb the illustration represents.

The book is suited for those learning Persian (Farsi) and for second generation Iranian-Americans who wish to further expand their understanding of their mother language and culture. The reader who does not read or speak Persian will find it a pleasant read.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781588140210
Publisher:
IBEX Publishers
Publication date:
01/01/1995
Edition description:
3RD
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
528,578
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

Foreword9
Author's Introduction11
The Proverbs17
Bibliography235
Answer Key to Illustrated Proverbs237
Index of English Proverbs249
On Persian side of book
Author's Introduction (Persian)9
Foreword11

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