Persian (Farsi) alphabet and pronunciation - point of reference for Old Persian of Esther's day (5th century BC).

Persian (Farsi) alphabet and pronunciation - point of reference for Old Persian of Esther's day (5th century BC).

Language: In this image you can see all of the Farsi letters and all 4 of their forms.There are 32 letters in the Farsi alphabet, but unlike our alphabet each letter is written differently depending on where it is in a sentence.This means if you were to learn to write in Farsi, you would have to memorize 32 letters x 4 forms to know how to write Farsi and that would equal 128 different characters to memorize!

Language: In this image you can see all of the Farsi letters and all 4 of their forms.There are 32 letters in the Farsi alphabet, but unlike our alphabet each letter is written differently depending on where it is in a sentence.This means if you were to learn to write in Farsi, you would have to memorize 32 letters x 4 forms to know how to write Farsi and that would equal 128 different characters to memorize!

My purpose is to simplify the learning experience and get acquainted with Urdu language as quickly as possible. First lesson I am going to teach is Urdu Alphabets, the “abjad“. Urdu alphabets are adopted from Persian alphabets which were in turn adopted from “abjad” script of Arabic. “abjad” script is said to have evolved from… Continue reading →

My purpose is to simplify the learning experience and get acquainted with Urdu language as quickly as possible. First lesson I am going to teach is Urdu Alphabets, the “abjad“. Urdu alphabets are adopted from Persian alphabets which were in turn adopted from “abjad” script of Arabic. “abjad” script is said to have evolved from… Continue reading →

This page is your Persian alphabet reference page. Persian is read from right to left and consists of 32 letter. Check out the Alefba ye Farsi song.

This page is your Persian alphabet reference page. Persian is read from right to left and consists of 32 letter. Check out the Alefba ye Farsi song.

Sumerian cuneiform. Cuneiform scriptis one of the earliest known systems of writing,distinguished by its wedge-shaped marks on clay tablets, made by means of a blunt reed for a stylus.The original Sumerian script was adapted for the writing of the Akkadian, Eblaite, Elamite, Hittite, Luwian, Hattic, Hurrian, and Urartian languages, and it inspired the Ugaritic and Old Persian alphabets.Between half a millionand two million cuneiform tablets are estimated to have been excavated in modern…

Sumerian cuneiform. Cuneiform scriptis one of the earliest known systems of writing,distinguished by its wedge-shaped marks on clay tablets, made by means of a blunt reed for a stylus.The original Sumerian script was adapted for the writing of the Akkadian, Eblaite, Elamite, Hittite, Luwian, Hattic, Hurrian, and Urartian languages, and it inspired the Ugaritic and Old Persian alphabets.Between half a millionand two million cuneiform tablets are estimated to have been excavated in modern…

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