How to Introduce Yourself in Persian in 10 Lines

pers101Hello Junkies,

Want to speak Persian? Yes? Good – keep reading. This is for those that truly want to learn the language. Here’s how you introduce yourself in Persian in 10 easy lines… and this might take you 2 to 3 minutes or less. With this lesson…

  • You get the Persian phrases and English translations.
  • Read out loud to practice your speaking.
  • Feel free to print this sheet out for extra review.

Here’s how you introduce yourself in Persian. Let’s go.

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1) Hello, It’s nice to meet you.

Hello and Nice to meet you in Persian are a must-know phrases. And any introduction will probably will start with these words.

  • Hello, it’s nice to meet you.
  • Salaam, (az molaaghaat baa shomaa) khoshvaghtam.

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2) My name is _____.

This is simple. To say “my name is” in Persian, you just follow this formula “Esm-e man ____ ast.” Then stick in your name your name. For example, if the name is Maryam, it would be like this…

  • My name is Maryam.
  • Esm-e man maryam ast.

For yourself, just add your name below.

  • My name is ______.
  • Esm-e man ______ ast.

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3) I am from ______.

So, where are you from? America? Europe? Africa? Asia? Just stick the name of your country inside this phrase. We’ll use Iran as an example.

  • I’m from Iran.
  • Man irani hastam.

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4) I live in ______.

What about now – where do you live? Just fill in the blank with the country or city (if famous) into this phrase. I’ll use Teheran as an example.

  • I live in Teheran.
  • Man dar tehraan zendegi mikonam.

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5) I’ve been learning Persian for _____.

How long have you been learning Persian for? A month? A year?

  • I’ve been learning Persian for a year.
  • Man yek saal ast ke daram zabaan-e farsi yad migiram.

introduce yourself in persian

6) I’m learning Persian at _____.

Where are you learning Persian? At school? At home? This would be a great line to know and use when you’re introducing yourself. Here’s my example:

introduce yourself in persian

7) I am ____ years old.

Here’s how to say how old you are in Persian.

  • I’m 27 years old.
  • Man bist-o-haft sal sen daram.

introduce yourself in persian

8) I am ______.

What about your position? Are you a student? Yoga teacher? Lawyer for the potato industry? Potato salesman? Super important question that people like to ask (and judge you about – Hey, I’m just a blogger!).n.

  • I’m a teacher.
  • Man moallem hastam.

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9) One of my hobbies is _____.

Now, let’s move onto personal interests – hobbies! My hobbies are languages, linguajunkieing and such. How about you? You’ll definitely need this line when introducing yourself in Persian.

Here’s an example to use:

  • One of my hobbies is reading.
  • Yeki az sargarmi-haaye man ketaab khaandan ast.

introduce yourself in persian

10) I enjoy listening to music.

Now, this is just another example line about your hobbies. You can use something else where.

  • I enjoy listening to music.
  • Az goosh daadan be mmoosighi lezzat mibaram.

introduce yourself in persian

So now you know how to introduce yourself in Persian in 10 lines. I’m sure there’s a ton more you can say – but this is an easy, simple start that any beginner can put to use. It’s all about starting easy.

See if you can introduce yourself below. Leave me a comment.

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Hope you enjoyed this!

– The Main Junkie

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