Basic Persian Vocabulary: Family and friends

Persian Vocabulary: Family and friends

– Useful words you should know –


Want to learn the Persian language? Here’s a complete list of the most basic, common and useful words in Persian with their translation in English, on the topic of family and friends. Ideal to help you boost your Persian vocabulary!

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the great-grandfather پدربزرگ pederbserg
the great grandmother مادربزرگ بزرگ maderbeserg buzrag
the grandfather پدربزرگ pederbserg
the grandmother مادربزرگ maderbeserg
the grandson نوه noh
the granddaughter نوه noh
the grandchildren نوه ها noh hah
the father پدر pader
the mother مادر mather
the parents پدر و مادر pader wa mather
the child کودک koodak
the children بچه ها bacheh hah
the son پسر pasar
the daughter دختر dokhtar
a baby یک نوزاد yak nozad
a teenager یک نوجوان yak nojawan
the adults بزرگسالان bazorgosalan
the brother برادر brothers
the sister خواهر khawahir
half-brother برادر ناتنی brothers natani
half-sister خواهر ناتنی khawahir natani
a twin یک دوقلو yak doqlu
the uncle عمو amu
the aunt خاله khaleh
the cousin پسر عمو pasar amu
the nephew برادرزاده brothersodee
the niece خواهرزاده khawaharzadeh
a friend یک دوست yak doost
the boyfriend دوست پسر doost pasar
the girlfriend دوست دختر doost dokhtar
the fiancé نامزد namzad
the groom داماد damad
the husband شوهر shoher
the wife همسر hamsar
the parents-in-law پدر و مادر pader wa mather
father-in-law پدرزش pederses
the mother-in-law مادر شوهر mather shoher
the brother-in-law برادر زن brothers zan
the sister-in-law خواهر زن khawahir zan
the son-in-law داماد damad
the daughter-in-law دختر دختر dokhtar dokhtar
a family member یکی از اعضای خانواده yeki az aazai khanwade
adopted اتخاذ atkhaz
only son تنها پسر tanha pasar

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