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The Tehrani vernacular

Do you speak exactly the same way that you write? A rhetoric question, don’t answer. The fact is – no one does. Vernaculars always differ from the literary standards – a dull, basic fact. The interesting point is that depending … Continue reading

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On varieties of Persian and related languages

Persian accents To better illustrate the diversity of accents of Persian as it is spoken in main cities of Iran, I decided to quote a couple of sentences from the wonderful “Descriptive Dictionary of Linguistic Varieties in Iran” (if you … Continue reading

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