What is thank you in Afghanistan?
Thank you/You are welcome The most common Afghan word for ‘thank you’ is تشکر tashakkor, which may sound formal to the Iranian ear. تشکر زیاد tashakkor-e ziyād is the Afghan Persian equivalent of the Iranian خیلی ممنون kheylī mamnūn ‘thank you very much’.
How do you say thank you in Dari?
The following words and phrases will come in handy when in the company of Dari speakers.
- تشکرTashakur means “Thank you” and has the same usage as its English equivalent.
- خیر بیبینی Khair Bebeenee Literally means “May you face good” it is a version of saying “thank You” but it also has a sense of praying for someone.
How do you greet an Afghan?
A common verbal greeting is “Salam” or “Salam alaikum”, meaning “Peace be upon you”. People usually place their right hand over their heart when they speak, to show respect and sincerity in the greeting. Greetings are usually prolonged as each person enquires about the other.
Can Farsi speakers understand Dari?
Dari and Farsi speakers can understand each other and conduct communications very easily. In general, there are few differences between formal Dari and Farsi. However, when spoken informally, the differences increase between the two accents.
How do you say yes in Dari?
Key to abbreviations: frm = formal, inf = informal, sg = singular (said to one person), pl = plural (said to more than one person)….Useful phrases in Dari.
|Yes, a little (reply to ‘Do you speak …?’)||من كمى درى ميدانم (Man kamê dari mêdânam)|
|Speak to me in Dari|
|How do you say in Dari?|
Is Dari and Farsi the same?
Documents can be written in Farsi, but some words that are different in Dari can be depicted with a backslash. Farsi and Dari are two dialects of the same language, mutually intelligible in written format, but very different when spoken. Make sure you know if your audience speaks Farsi, Dari, or Tajik.
What does Tashakor mean?
Thank you. Tashakor . (. تشكر) You’re welcome.
How do you say cheers in Dari?
See these phrases in any combination of two languages in the Phrase Finder….Useful phrases in Dari.
|Good night||(Šab baxir) شپ بخير|
|Goodbye (Parting phrases)||(Xudâ hâfez) خدا حافظ (Tâ didâr ba’ad) تا دیدار بعد|
|Good luck!||(Mwafaq baâšid) موفق باشید|
|Cheers! Good Health! (Toasts used when drinking)|
Do Afghans say Salam alaikum?
Arabic greetings and phrases are widespread in Afghanistan as it is the language of Islam, the official religion in the country. The shortest common verbal greeting is Salaam or Salaam Alaikum, meaning “Peace be upon you” in Arabic – it is used amongst Muslims across the world.
What is considered rude in Afghan culture?
The thumbs-up gesture is considered rude and has the same connotation as raising one’s middle finger for traditional Afghans. The “OK” sign with the hand can symbolise the evil eye or something more lewd. Stroking one’s beard or pounding a fist into one’s hand may signify revenge.