Hello – Salaam
How are you? – Haalet chetoreh? Khoobi?
What’s up? – Che khabar?
Nice to meet you. – Khoshbakhtam.
I’m from X (The country) – Man ahl-e X hastam.
Thank you. – Mersi/Mamnun.
You’re welcome. (In reply to thank You) – Khaahesh mikonam.
Sorry/ Excuse me! – Bebakhshid!
Good morning! – Sobh be kheyr!
Good night! – Shab be kheir!
How much does it cost? Gheymatesh chandeh? (or you could simply ask “Chandeh?”)
Give me some discount. Takhfif bede. (Or you could simply say “Takhfif!”)
It’s expensive. Geruneh.
Asking for locations or directions
Where is X? X Kojaast?
How can I get to X? Chetor mitunam be X beram?
Street = Khiabaan (Azadi street: Khiabaan-e-Azadi)
Alley = Koocheh (Shohada alley: Kooche-ye-Shohada)
I’m lost. Man gom shodam.
Asking for help
Police – 110
Ambulance – 115
Fire Department- 125
Help! – Komak!
One: yek / Two: do /Three: seh /Four: chaahaar/ Five: Paanj / Six: shesh /Seven: haft / Eight: hasht/ Nine: noh/ Ten: dah
Thousand: Hezaar (Three thousand tomans: Seh hezaar toman)
Food and restaurants
Restaurant – restooraan
Menu – meno
I’m a vegetarian – Man giaah khaaram. (Vegetarian: Giaah khaar)
without meat – bedooneh goosht
Stew (if you’re done having kebab everywhere!) – Khoresht
Drinks – Nooshidani (Of course nonalcoholic ones!)
Dinner – shaam
Lunch – Naahaar
breakfast – sobhaane
I’m hungry! – Gorosnameh!
I’m full – Sir shodam.
Bon appetite – Nooshe jan!
It’s very delicious – Kheili Khoshmazze ast!
Green: Sabz/ Yellow: Zard/ Red: Ghermez/ Blue: Aabi/ White: Sefid/ Black: Siaah/ Purple: Banafsh/ Pink: Soorati/ Brown: Ghahveyii
Days of the week
Saturday: Shanbeh/ Sunday: Yek-shanbeh/ Monday: Do-shanbeh/ Tuesday: Seh-shanbeh/ Wednesday: Chaahaar-shanbeh/ Thursday: Panj-shanbeh/ Friday: Jomeh