Make your own free website on

An online English to Persian colloquial dictionary
"Please note that the sentences I have chosen for this dictionary are colloquial Persian to help understand the language in its spoken form. For formal/written Persian language please refer to other sources"

Note: Verbs in the list start with "to" such as "to eat" "to sit", etc. No sentence is provided with the verbs, but instead their usage in different tense with different pronouns is given.

Suggestions (Pishnahâd-hâ):
Your suggestions for the development and enhancement of this dictionary are most welcome. Kindly click on the button below (or click here) to suggest a word to be included in the dictionary. Thank you.

Pronunciation guidelines:

In dictionary

Sounds like


'a' in "bad"

'â' (aa)

'a' in "father" or "ball"


'e' in "bed"


'ea' in "sea"


'ai' in "rain"


'o' in 'carrot'


'oo' in "boot"


'ow' in "bow"


Glottal stop, "ta'sir" (effect) => "ta"-silence-"sir"


's' in "pleasure"


'ch' in German for "Bach"


Similar to 'k' but farther back in the throat


'v' in "victory"