Persian-English English-Persian Learner's Dictionary

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Overview


Cultural Writing. Reference. This PERSIAN-ENGLISH ENGLISH-PERSIAN LEARNER'S DICTIONARY speaks to the increasing popularity of the study of Persian (also known as Farsi, Tajiki or Dari) in the English-speaking world. This wonderfully assembled cohesive reference book fills needs of English speakers who are learning Persian, Persian speakers who wish to learn English, as well as children of Iranians, Afghans and Tajiks outside their homeland who wish to learn their mother language. The dictionary is bi-directional, offers both transliteration as well as Persian script, details the Persian alphabet, and is alphabetical. Also, the 18,000 entries include synonyms in various contexts allowing the student to easily choose the correct meaning.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781588140340
  • Publisher: IBEX Publishers
  • Publication date: 10/28/2006
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 317
  • Sales rank: 247,043
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author


Yavar Dehghani, who has taught Persian for over twenty years, is the director of the Persian Department at the ADF School of Languages in Australia. Through his broad experience he realized that there was a growing need for a simple Persian-English dictionary directed towards English speakers who are learning Persian.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 16, 2007

    Great For Students

    This dictionary is wonderful for looking up words as you hear them! I've only found a few discrepences in translation from one language to the other but this may be due to the author's venacular/dilect compared to my professors'. However, it's frustrating to find words when reading if you are reading and unsure how to pronounce the word because everything is phonetic on the Farsi/Persian side. Overall this book has become somewhat of a study bible for me, I highly recommend it.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 22, 2007

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    For something called a 'Learner's Dictionary,' this book is missing quite a bit of basic vocabulary, simple words like 'try' etc. On the other hand, it includes a lot of vulgar and militaristic and political language which, although very interesting, no beginnner needs to know. It glosses nouns without glossing related verbs. It's hard to determine proper usage. There are very few 'pointers' to guide the beginner. It really needs to be fleshed out a lot more. My Persian friends and I have been nothing but disappointed with its use.

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