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Persian (phonetic) English Script Appears In
telephon kardan to make a phone call تلفن کردن Compound Verbs
telephon kenāré moblé the telephone is next to the couch تلفن کنار مبله. Prepositions
telephon tooyé keefé the telephone is in the purse تلفن توی کیفه(کیف‌ه) Prepositions
telephon zeeré meezé the telephone is under the table تلفن زیر میزه. Prepositions
television pahlooyé moblé the television is next to the couch تلوزیون پهلوی مبله. Prepositions
television tamāshā meekonam I watch television تلوزیون تماشا می‌‌کنم. Present Continuous Tense
tenees tennis Sports (Vocabulary Sprint)
teshné-yee? Are you thirsty? (informal) تِشنِه‌یی How to Talk to People in a Formal Manner, and More on Hosting and Being Hosted
teshné-yeen? Are you thirsty? (formal) تِشنِه‌یین How to Talk to People in a Formal Manner, and More on Hosting and Being Hosted
you (informal) تو Review of Unit 2, How to Introduce Where You are From, and Introducing the Different forms of You, fathe bagh: Forough Farokhzad's fathe bagh Part 2
tō ahlé kojā hastee? Where are you from? (informal) تواهل کجا هستی؟ How to Introduce Where You are From, and Introducing the Different forms of You
(tō) asabānee shodee You became angry (تو) عصبانی شدی Compound Verbs
(tō) āshpazee kardee you (informal) cooked (تو) آشپزی کردی Compound Verbs
tō az Texas hastee? Are you from Texas? (informal) توازتکزاس هستی؟ How to Say Where You Live, and Answer Simple Questions
tō bāyad beree You have to go تو باید بری Talking about Wants and Possibilities
(tō) bāzi kardee you (informal) played (تو) بازی کردی Compound Verbs
tō bedonyā oomadee you (informal) were born تو به‌دنیا Babies
(tō) beeshtar chāi meekhāi? Would you like more tea? (informal) (تو) بیشتر چای می‌خوای؟ How to Host or Be Hosted (especially when it involves chai)
tō beeyāree you bring (informal) تو بیار The Simple Subjunctive
(tō) boodee You were (تو) بودی The Simple Past Tense