- Farsi, Persian or Dari Language زبان فارسیFarsi is also called Persian in Iran, Farsi, Parsi, Farsi خق Dari in Afghanistan and Tajiki in Tajikistan. Farsi is written in Arabic alphabets in Iran and Afghanistan and in Cyrillic scripts in Tajikistan.
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- A Guide to Persian - 10 facts about the Persian language- BBCUpdated: May 23, 2018
- Persian Language Courses at University of UtahPersian language at the University of Utah is part of the Middle East Studies. Students will learn the language and also will gain a preliminary understanding of the cultures connected to the language.
There are various accents and dialects in Farsi language spoken in Iran, Afghanistan and Tajikistan. These accents are known as Farsi, Dari and Tajiki.
Regions Where Persian is Spoken
- Persian Language Enjoys Official Status in Three CountriesFarsi 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/Transliteration 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 CatalogCheck out this guide for information about how to use the University of Utah Usearch catalog effectively
- Borrowing MaterialsYou can check out, renew, or recall an item that someone else has.
- Connect from Off-CampusMost library resources are available to current University students, faculty and staff from home or other remote locations. Login with your uNID and get easy access to library resources -- article databases, e-journals, and e-books.
- Library MapsLibrary maps will help you find services and resources in the Marriott Library.
- Course ReservesMaterials that your professors want you to read but not necessarily purchase are available on Course Reserves.
- Interlibrary LoanFree service! Items not found at the Marriott Library will be requested from another library through Interlibrary Loan.
- Copy, Print, & ScanHow and where to print in the library. You can even print posters!
- Wireless PrintingPrint straight from your laptop!
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