Persian Grammar

Possessive Pronoun

There are two forms of possessive pronoun in Farsi:

Separate pronouns: are also used as possessive pronouns.

کتابِ من                      میزِ تو                          مدادِ او             

دفترِ ما                         شالِ شُما                       نانِ آنها            


Persian

Pronunciation

English

کِتابِ مَن

/ketâbe mam/ My book

کِتابِ تو

/ketâbe to/ Your book (singular)

کِتابِ او

/ketâbe u/ His / Her book

کِتابِ ما

/ketâbe mâ/ Our book

کِتابِ شُما

/ketâbe shomâ/ Your book

کِتابِ آنها

/ketâbe ânhâ/ Their book

Joined Possesive Pronouns: There are sixe joined possessive pronouns:

ـــَـ م /am/                               مان /tân/

ـــَـ ت /at/                               تان /tân/

ـــَـ ش /ash/                            شان /shân/


Persian

Pronunciation

English

کِتابَم

/ketâbam/ My book

کِتابَت

/ketâbat/ Your book (singular)

کِتابَش

/ketâbash/ His / Her book

کِتابِمان

/ketâbemân/ Our book

کِتابِتان

/ketâbetân/ Your book

کِتابِشان

/ketâbeshân/ Their book

Exercise:write with joined pronouns.

 1. کتابِ من

 2. خودکارِ تو

3. استادِ آنها

 4. کیفِ او

5. میزِ ما

 6. توپِ شما سه نفر

 

Exercise: change to Separate pronouns.

  1. میزمان

  2. کتابَت

  3. شهرتان

  4. ماشینشان

  5. کیفش

  6. مدادم


Answer

تمرین:   1.کتابم        2.خودکارت        3.استادشان          4.کیفش        5.میزمان          6.توپشان

تمرین:  1.میزِ ما        2.کتابِ تو         3.شهرِ شما         4.ماشینِ آنها         5.کیفِ او       6.مدادِ من


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