Dari-English/English-Dari Dictionary & Phrasebook (New Dictionary & Phrasebooks) (Paperback)

Dari-English/English-Dari Dictionary & Phrasebook (New Dictionary & Phrasebooks) By Nicholas Awde, Asmetullah Sarwam Cover Image

Dari-English/English-Dari Dictionary & Phrasebook (New Dictionary & Phrasebooks) (Paperback)


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The essential Dari language

Dari, spoken by over 20 million people
worldwide, is one of the official languages of Afghanistan. Closely related to
the Persian (Farsi) of Iran, and the Tajik of Tajikistan, the languages have been
split by politics and geography over time.

This unique, two-part resource
provides travelers to Afghanistan or people working with Dari speakers with the
tools they need for daily interaction. The bilingual dictionary has a concise
vocabulary for everyday use, and the phrasebook allows instant communication on
a variety of topics. Ideal for government and NGO workers,
interpreters, military personnel, resettlement agencies, teachers, and anyone
who needs to communicate in Dari
, this guide includes:

  • 5,000 (Romanized)
    dictionary entries
  • Essential phrases on subjects
    such as healthcare, time, dates, transportation, money, communication services
    and much more
  • Practical
    cultural information
  • A guide to the Dari alphabet and basic grammar
    and pronunciation sections
  • A concise Introduction to Afghanistan, including
    history, culture, and development of the Dari language

Product Details ISBN: 9780781809719
ISBN-10: 0781809711
Publisher: Hippocrene Books
Publication Date: January 1st, 2003
Pages: 228
Language: English
Series: New Dictionary & Phrasebooks