Persian Gender

Welcome to the fifth Persian lesson about gender. This time we will view a list of people, feminine and masculine, followed by grammar rules, finally a list of expressions in Persian to help you practice your daily phrases.

man
man Audio
مرد
woman
woman Audio
زن
husband
husband Audio
شوهر
wife
wife Audio
همسر
boy
boy Audio
پسر
girl
girl Audio
دختر
father
father Audio
پدر
mother
mother Audio
مادر

Gender Grammar Rules

In general, gender is used to distinguish between male and female, sometimes referred to as masculine and feminine. For example: my son and daughter are students the noun [son] is masculine, while [daughter] is feminine. The following examples use gender in different ways and places to demonstrate their behavior.

Grammar + Rules
Persian
my son is a student
[masculine + noun]
پسر من دانش آموز است Audio
her daughter is a student
[feminine + noun]
دختر او دانش آموز است Audio
he has a tall brother
[adjective + masculine]
او یک برادر قد بلند دارد Audio
she has a tall sister
[adjective + feminine]
او یک خواهر قد بلند دارد Audio
his brothers are young
[plural masculine + adjective]
برادران او جوان هستند Audio
his sisters are young
[plural feminine + adjective]
خواهران او جوان هستند Audio

The list below will probably provide more clarification. These are family members (males and females). I think it would be wise to memorize them as part of your important vocabulary list.

son
son Audio
پسر
daughter
daughter Audio
دختر
brother
brother Audio
برادر
sister
sister Audio
خواهر
grandfather
grandfather Audio
پدربزرگ
grandmother
grandmother Audio
مادربزرگ
child
child Audio
فرزند
children
children Audio
فرزندان

Expressions in Persian

Now it's time to practice expressions used in daily conversations. If you're a beginner in learning Persian, then the phrases below are something you would want to know.

English
Persian
What do you mean?
منظور شما چیست؟ Audio
I don't understand
متوجه نمی شوم Audio
I don't know
من نمی دانم Audio
What is that called in Persian?
در زبان فارسی به آن چه می گویند؟ Audio
What is this?
این چیست؟ Audio
What does that word mean in English?
معنای آن کلمه به زبان انگلیسی چیست؟ Audio
Sorry (if you made a mistake)
متاسفم Audio

I hope you enjoyed this lesson about the gender in Persian. If you have any question about this lesson please contact me here. Now it's time to check the next lesson below.

Persian Plural   Persian Plural

Persian Numbers   Persian Numbers



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