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texting fArsi campaign - 10 rules


Do the inconsistencies of texted fArsi annoy you? These ten quick rules simplify Persian texting and make it accessible to a global audience.


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Semi Cursive Script


You can read Persian today.  At first it seems intimidating, but the code is easy to crack.  Read right to left; only 32 letters, and a simple semi-cursive script.  Check it out! One post explains ALL!


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Persian-English Word Magnets


Persian-English Magnetic Word Play kits will help you bond with the Persian (a.k.a. Farsi) language. The kits are fun and educational and spark creativity! They are great for any level of language ability. Each kit has different words chosen around a theme.



Thank You

Sep 25, 2013

You are awesome!


Robots v. the Right to Remain Silent

Jul 12, 2013

Sim Sensei says, “Your answers are totally confidential.  Are you OK with this?”


Killer Robots v. Free Speech

Jul 11, 2013

Daniel Suarez’ TED Talk explains how the rise of autonomous robotic weapons threaten free speech.


Grammar Guide

Jun 25, 2013

We have decoded the Persian language and reduced it to one glorious, concise pamphlet.


Tu Quoque - You too! - و شما نیز همچنین

Jun 25, 2013

“Tu Quoque” (pronounced too ko kay) means “you also” in Latin.


Free Speech Word Magnets

Jun 25, 2013

Join the team to bring the Free Speech (aka “Where’s the Coup?”) Word Magnets to life.


ezAfe

Jun 25, 2013

In our transliterations on this website, you will often come across an (e) or (ye).  These are in parenthesis to represent the sound of the “ezafe”.


Word Order - SOV

Jun 24, 2013

Persian word order is different from English in two ways.  First, the modifier comes before the word it modifies (“shoes red”).  Second, the sentences follow a Subject, Object, Verb (SOV) order.  “Sara shoes wore.”


Persian aka fArsi

Jun 24, 2013

You say potato, I say sibzamini.


Read Persian From Right to Left

Jun 24, 2013

Persian is a right to left language, like Arabic and Hebrew.  Think about it: !tfel ot thgir daer uoY


Alphabet Card

Jun 24, 2013

Everything you need to know to start bonding with the Persian alphabet!


Sentences with Pleasantries Magnets

Jun 24, 2013

Behold, some unworthy sentences we made with the Persian English Word Magnet Pleasantries kit.


Pleasantries - تعارف

Jun 24, 2013

The Pleasantries kit (a.k.a. t’Arof) (a.k.a. تعارف) features over 600 Persian words of desperate supplication and inverted one-upmanship. Millions of possible self-sacrificing sentence combinations. The words are on magnetic word tiles.


Sentences with Courtship Magnets

Jun 24, 2013

What sentences can you make with the Persian English Word Magnet Courtship kit?


Magnet FAQs

Jun 24, 2013

The FAQs on Persian-English Word Magnets.

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