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Grammar

 Simple and compound Infinitives

 

 Simple Infinitives

Farsi infinitives end with letter “ن”.Simple infinitives have one word:

 

Englis

Pronunciation

Persian

To become /shodan/

شُدَن 

To see /didan/

دیدَن

To write /neveshtan/

نِوِشتَن

To go /raftan/

رَفتَن

To say /goftan/

گُفتَن

To hear

/shenidan/

شِنیدَن


 

Compound Infinitives

A compound infinitive is a combination of a verb and noun or adjective.

 

English

Pronunciation

Persian

To live

/zendegi kardan/

زِندِگی کَردَن
To talk /goftegu kardan/ گُفتِگو کَردَن
To wake up /bidâr shodan/ بیدار شُدَن
To fly /parvâz kardan/ پَرواز کَردَن
To see /negah kardan/ نِگاه کَردَن
To advise /pand dâdan/ پَند دادن

 

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