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7 Key Facts That You Should Know About Farsi

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1-First Is ‘Persian’

Farsi which is also known as Persian is spoken in Iran, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan. If you are thinking of reaching the market here, you should know Farsi and may even need Farsi Translation Services. It’s an old language which spread across many regions of the world.  Persian migrated in large groups to US and Europe which were known as ‘Tehrangeles.’ Today the language is spoken by about 130 million people across the world.

2-One of the Oldest Languages

Persian is one of the oldest languages that are still spoken and used as it was thousands of years ago. And in Persia, you may still find people here reading poems and text that were written some 1500+ years ago.  You can’t say same about an English speaker. The language is still preserved after almost a thousand years.

3-Some Similarities to French

There has been a long and historical relationship between France & Iran. And not many know the fact that French was the second language of Iran. When you study the two languages, you will find some similarity between the two. For instance, the word ‘Thank You’ has similar translations in Farsi as well as French.

4-You can grasp it easily

Persian is not a very tough language. Its grammar is simple, and there are a no articles and no genders either. But you may find the language as somewhat confusing as there are no separate words for him and her. The word order is simple to be used, and so you may be able to speak the language with ease.

5-How the language got its name?

The official language of Iran is Persian, and now you may easily understand the language got its name from Iran’s previous name Persia.

6-Farsi has a cousin Dari

You might not have heard about Dari, but Farsi and Dari are the names given to the Persian language in Iran. And Dari is what it is called in Afghanistan.  Although the two languages have differences in pronunciation and grammar, the two languages are mutually intelligible. So you may find that Dari speaker and vice-versa easily understand Farsi.

7-Poetry of Persia

In Persia, poetry is main-stream in their daily life, and you may easily hear famous quotes and verses from the great poets being recited in everyday life. For instance, you are in the mind of a business deal or arguing with a family member or looking to set an example for the youngsters; you can use poetry and diffuse all the tensions and achieve what you could not with heated arguments. So poetry can help you diffuse the tensions entirely and resolves the situation in no time.

If you are willing to do business in the regions where Farsi is primarily spoken, then you may want to take the help of a Farsi translation services provider. But are there few things that you have to pay attention to before hiring one?

  • The agency should be in business for long. It means the processes of the agency should be well established so that they can handle the projects of any complexity
  • Experts are going the translations. If the translation agency has experts who understand the nuances of languages, then you have an agent who can give you better-localized

In The End

Farsi is one of the oldest languages which has large base of speakers. If you plan to reach them better speak their language!

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