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There are various accents and dialects in Farsi language spoken in Iran, Afghanistan and Tajikistan. These accents are known as Farsi, Dari and Tajiki.
Farsi, Persian or Dari Language زبان فارسی
Farsi is also called Persian in Iran, Farsi, Parsi, Dari or Farsi Dari in Afghanistan and Tajiki in Tajikistan. Farsi is written in Arabic alphabets in Iran and Afghanistan and in Cyrillic scripts in Tajikistan.
Regions Where Persian is Spoken
Persian Language Enjoys Official Status in Three Countries
Farsi is the official/co-official language in Iran, Afghanistan and Tajikistan. It is also spoken in other countries including Uzbekistan, Pakistan and United Arab Emirate. There are minorities of Farsi speakers in the United States, Europe and Australia.
Romanization of Persian Language
If you are not familiar with Farsi alphabet or do not know how to romanize Farsi script, you can use the Romanization scheme. Romanization/Latinization of Persian is the representation of the Persian language (Farsi, Dari and Tajik) with the Latin script. Several different Persian romanization schemes exist, each with its own set of rules driven by its own set of ideological goals.
Among several Persian romanization/transliteration schemes, Marriott library, like other libraries in the US, Canada and UK, uses the Transliteration System of Library of Congress.
How to find a Persian book in Marriott Library?
To find children's books in Farsi in our catalog:
- do a subject search (from the Advanced Search page) for "Persian language materials" -- be sure to include the quotation marks
- narrow your results using the Collection facet, on the right side of the screen when looking at search results in the catalog: clicking on Juvenile Collection (or Marriott Reserve) will restrict the display to items in that collection
Using the Library Catalog
Check out this guide for information about how to use the University of Utah Usearch catalog effectively
You can check out, renew, or recall an item that someone else has.
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