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Persian (phonetic) English Script Appears In
vakeel lawyer وَکیل How to Talk About Your Job and Where You Work
vakht time وَقت Time and Date (Vocabulary Sprint)
vālā truthfully والا Review of Unit 2
vali but وَلی How to Say Where You Live, and Answer Simple Questions, The Simple Past Tense
vali khoob peesh meeré. but it's going well. وَلی خوب پیش می‌رِه. A Review Dialogue with Leyla, Matt and Ladan
vali oon morghé zard ghashangtar-é. But that yellow chicken is nicer-looking. وَلی اون مُرغِ زَرد قَشَنگ‌تَرِه. How to Describe Things (Includes List of All the Colors)
va (man) sā’até hasht sobhāné meekohram. And I eat breakfast at 8. وَ (مَن) ساعَتِ هَشت صُبحانِه می‌خورَم. How to Talk About Daily Routines
vān bathtub وان House / Home (Vocabulary Sprint)
va natarseedeem and we were not afraid و نترسیدیم fathe bagh: Forough Farokhzad's fathe bagh Part 2
v'andar and into و اَندر deevané shō: Rumi's deevané shō Part 2
vāngah and then وآنگه deevané shō: Rumi's deevané shō Part 5
varzesh exercise Sports (Vocabulary Sprint)
varzeshé goroohee team sports Sports (Vocabulary Sprint)
varzeshé tak nafaré individual sport Sports (Vocabulary Sprint)
va sameemeeyaté tanhāmān dar tarāree and the intimacy of our bodies in playfulness و صمیمیت تن‌هامان در ....... fathe bagh: Forough Farokhzad's fathe bagh Part 4
va sameemeeyaté tan hāman, dar tarāree va derakhsheedané oryāneemān meslé falsé māheehā dar āb sokhan az zendegeeyé noghreyeeyé and the intimacy of our bodies, and the glow of our nakedness, like fish scales in the water. I am talking about the silvery life of a song which a small fountain sings at dawn fathe bagh: Forough Farokhzad's fathe bagh Intro
vasaté hafté middle of the week وَسَطِ هَفتِه How to Talk About Daily Routines, More about Daily Routines, Time and Date (Vocabulary Sprint)
vasaté hafté kār meekonam. I work in the middle of the week. وَسَطِ هَفتِه کار می‌کُنَم. How to Talk About Daily Routines, More about Daily Routines
vasaté shahr center of town وَسَطِ شَهر How to Talk About Places Around Town, and Possession
va sedāyash hamchon neyzeyé kootāhee, pahnāyé ofogh rā paymood khabaré mā rā bā khod khāhad bord bé shahr and the sound of which traversed the breadth of the horizon like a short spear will carry the news of us to the city fathe bagh: Forough Farokhzad's fathe bagh Intro