Verbs in Persian

Verbs are a key part of any language. The Persian verbs list below will help you learn common Persian verbs in no time. Together with other basic nouns and adjectives, this will quickly allow you to express basic things in Persian. For even more Persian verbs, take a look at our learning resources for Persian at the end of the page.
Basic Persian Verbs
Persian Action Words
Movements in Persian
Persian Business Verbs

Basic Persian Verbs

to open in Persianباز کردن (baz kerdn / باز کن - baz ken)
to close in Persianبستن (bstn / بند - bnd)
to sit in Persianنشستن (nshstn / نشین - nshan)
to stand in Persianایستادن (aastadn / ایست - aast)
to know in Persianدانستن (danstn / دان - dan)
to think in Persianفکر کردن (fker kerdn / فکر کن - fker ken)
to win in Persianبردن (brdn / بر - br)
to lose in Persianباختن (bakhtn / باز - baz)
to ask in Persianپرسیدن (persadn / پرس - pers)
to answer in Persianجواب دادن (jwab dadn / جواب ده - jwab dh)
to help in Persianکمک کردن (kemke kerdn / کمک کن - kemke ken)
to like in Persianدوست داشتن (dwst dashtn / دوست دار - dwst dar)
to kiss in Persianبوسیدن (bwsadn / بوس - bws)
to eat in Persianخوردن (khwrdn / خور - khwr)
to drink in Persianنوشیدن (nwshadn / نوش - nwsh)

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Persian Action Words

to take in Persianگرفتن (gurftn / گیر - guar)
to put in Persianگذاشتن (gudashtn / گذار - gudar)
to find in Persianپیدا کردن (peada kerdn / پیدا کن - peada ken)
to steal in Persianدزدیدن (dzdadn / دزد - dzd)
to kill in Persianکشتن (keshtn / کش - kesh)
to fly in Persianپرواز کردن (perwaz kerdn / پرواز کن - perwaz ken)
to attack in Persianحمله کردن (hmlh kerdn / حمله کن - hmlh ken)
to defend in Persianدفاع کردن (dfa'e kerdn / دفاع کن - dfa'e ken)
to fall in Persianافتادن (aftadn / افت - aft)
to choose in Persianانتخاب کردن (antkhab kerdn / انتخاب کن - antkhab ken)
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Movements in Persian

to run in Persianدویدن (dwadn / دو - dw)
to swim in Persianشنا کردن (shna kerdn / شنا کن - shna ken)
to jump in Persianپریدن (peradn / پر - per)
to pull in Persianکشیدن (keshadn / کش - kesh)
to push in Persianهل دادن (hl dadn / هل ده - hl dh)
to throw in Persianپرتاب کردن (pertab kerdn / پرتاب کن - pertab ken)
to crawl in Persianخزیدن (khzadn / خز - khz)
to fight in Persianدعوا کردن (d'ewa kerdn / دعوا کن - d'ewa ken)
to catch in Persianگرفتن (gurftn / گیر - guar)
to roll in Persianغلتیدن (ghltadn / غلت - ghlt)
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Persian Business Verbs

to buy in Persianخریدن (khradn / خر - khr)
to pay in Persianپرداخت کردن (perdakht kerdn / پرداز - perdaz)
to sell in Persianفروختن (frwkhtn / فروش - frwsh)
to study in Persianدرس خواندن (drs khwandn / درس خوان - drs khwan)
to call in Persianزنگ زدن (zngu zdn / زنگ زن - zngu zn)
to read in Persianخواندن (khwandn / خوان - khwan)
to write in Persianنوشتن (nwshtn / نویس - nwas)
to calculate in Persianمحاسبه کردن (mhasbh kerdn / محاسبه کن - mhasbh ken)
to measure in Persianاندازه گرفتن (andazh gurftn / اندازه گیر - andazh guar)
to earn in Persianبه دست آوردن (bh dst awrdn / به دست آور - bh dst awr)
to count in Persianشمردن (shmrdn / شمر - shmr)
to scan in Persianاسکن کردن (asken kerdn / اسکن کن - asken ken)
to print in Persianچاپ کردن (cheape kerdn / چاپ کن - cheape ken)

Verbs in Persian

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