Tajik Nouns

Welcome to the third Tajik lesson about nouns. This time we will first learn about fruits and vegetables, followed by grammar rules, then food items, finally a conversation in Tajik to help you practice your daily phrases. To hear the pronunciation, just click on the sound icon.

potatoes
potatoes
картошкаҳо [kartoškaҳo]
tomatoes
tomatoes
помидорҳо [pomidorҳo]
onions
onions
пиёзҳо [pijezҳo]
carrots
carrots
сабзиҳо [sabziҳo]
fruits
fruits
меваҳо [mievaҳo]
apples
apples
себҳо [siebҳo]
bananas
bananas
бананҳо [bananҳo]
oranges
oranges
афлесунҳо [afliesunҳo]

Nouns Grammar Rules

In general nouns refer to a person, an object, or abstract ideas. For example: a fast runner the noun is [runner] because it refers to a person. The examples below use nouns in different ways and places to demonstrate how they behave in a sentence.

Grammar + Rules
Tajik + Pronunciation
do you have milk?
[verb + noun]
Шумо шир доред?
[Šumo šyr doried?]
I have milk and coffee
[preposition + noun]
Ман шир ва қаҳва дорам
[Man šyr va k'aҳva doram]
he has three apples
[number + plural noun]
У се себ дорад
[U sioje sieb Dorada]
she only has one apple
[number + singular noun]
У танҳо як себ дорад
[U tanҳo jak sieb Dorada]
we live in a small house
[adjective + noun]
Мо дар хонаи хурд зиндагонӣ мекунем
[Mo dar chonai churd zindahonī miekuniem]
I like our breakfast
[pronoun + noun]
Ноништаи мо ба ман маҳқул аст
[Noništai mo ba man maҳk'ul astra]

The following are nouns of food items that you might be interested in learning and memorizing.

bread
bread
нон [non]
milk
milk
шир [šyr]
butter
butter
равғани маска [ravġani maska]
cheese
cheese
панир [planuje]
coffee
coffee
қаҳва [k'aҳva]
sandwich
sandwich
бутерброд [buterbrod]
meat
meat
гўшт [hŭšt]
chicken
chicken
мурғ [murġ]
fish
fish
моҳӣ [moҳī]
breakfast
breakfast
ноништа [noništa]
lunch
lunch
хӯроки пешин [chūroki piešin]
dinner
dinner
хўроки шом [chŭroki šom]

Conversation in Tajik

Now we finally reach the fun part, the practice of the daily conversations. These phrases are used to get to know new people, and break the ice.

English
Tajik
Pronunciation
Do you speak (English/ Tajik)?
Шумо забони англисиро/тоҷикиро медонед?
[Šumo zaboni anhlisiro / toҷikiro miedonied?]
Just a little
Камтар
[Kamtar]
I like Tajik
Ба ман забони тоҷикӣ маҳқул аст
[Ba man zaboni Bielaruskaja maҳk'ul astra]
Can I practice with you?
Бо шумо каме сӯҳбат кунам мумкин?
[Bo šumo kamieru sūҳbat kunam mumkin?]
How old are you?
Синнусоли шумо чанд аст?
[Sinnusoli šumo čand astra?]
I'm thirty three years old
Ман сию се сола ҳастам
[Man hetuju voś Sola ҳastam]
It was nice talking to you
Бо сӯҳбат бо шумо хушҳол шудам
[Bo sūҳbat bo šumo chušҳol šudam]

I hope you enjoyed this lesson about the nouns in Tajik. If you have any question about this lesson please contact me here. Now check the next lesson below.

Tajik Adjectives   Tajik Adjectives

Tajik Plural   Tajik Plural



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