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  • Farsi (Persian) for Beginnersby Saeid Atoofi

    Tuttle Publishing 2015; US$ 18.95

    Perfect for self-studiers or students, this Farsi language education book takes a user-friendly and clear approach. Farsi is the language of Persia (present-day Iran)?the mellifluous mother tongue of famed 13th-century poet Rumi, whose works are still among the best-selling poems in America today. Farsi for Beginners is a complete language course... more...

  • Rubaiyyat & Other Versesby Shahab Ahmed

    G2 Rights Ltd 2013; US$ 1.44

    This powerful new collection of poetry from Shahab Uddin Ahmed puts us in touch with the deep emotions we all feel from time to time. In our darkest hours, the fears we hold inside seem all-consuming, and this collection perfectly captures our despair as we remember broken dreams. more...

  • The Shahnamehby Ferdowsi; James Atkinson

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    Immerse yourself in the distant past with this epic poem from the Persian tradition. Penned more than one thousand years ago by the famed poet Ferdowsi, The Shahnameh weaves history and myth into a lyrical, action-packed work of art that you won't be able to put down. This book is a must-read for folklore connoisseurs. more...

  • Die österreichischen Wirtschaftssprachenby Chiara Messina

    Frank & Timme 2015; US$ 56.56

    Die österreichischen Wirtschaftssprachen sind bisher noch wenig erforscht. Chiara Messina ändert das. Ihre Studie ist eine Einführung in diesen Forschungsbereich. Sie analysiert die diatopische Variation in Fachtexten aus terminologischer und soziolinguistischer Sicht, thematisiert dabei die Schnittstelle zwischen Varianten und Termini und leistet... more...

  • Persianby Shahrzad Mahootian

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 67.95

    Persian, or Farsi, is one of the world's oldest languages. Dating back to the sixth century B.C., it is spoken today by over forty million people in Iran and 5 million in Afghanistan. This is the first comprehensive grammar of Persian and provides detailed coverage of all its linguistic aspects, including the syntax, morphology and phonology. more...

  • Your First 100 Words in Pashtoby Jane Wightwick

    McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 14.00

    YOUR FIRST 100 WORDS IN . . . PASHTO A paperback original Takes the intimidation out of learning a new language In the Your First 100 Words In series, readers are shown how to decipher and read a new script by learning 100 primary words in a new language. Covering the languages of Iran and Afghanistan, this new addition to the Your First... more...

  • Oral Literature of Iranian Languages: Kurdish, Pashto, Balochi, Ossetic, Persian and Tajik: Companion Volume IIby Philip G. Kreyenbroek

    I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 14.95

    Persian literature is the jewel in the crown of Persian culture. It has profoundly influenced the literatures of Ottoman Turkey, Muslim India and Turkic Central Asia. It has been a source of inspiration for Goethe, Emerson, Matthew Arnold and Jorge Luis Borges among others and praised by William Jones, Tagore, E. M. Forster and many more. Yet Persian... more...

  • Pragmatics and Classical Sanskritby Lieve Van de Walle

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1993; US$ 195.00

    This book explores the possibilities and limitations of pragmatic research in classical Sanskrit concentrating on linguistic politeness. The four case studies it comprises are in essence empirical, and try to accurately describe a fairly limited number of interactions between an also limited number of people. The underlying assumption is that a micro-analysis... more...

  • Early Persian Lexicographyby Solomon I. Baevskii; N. Killian

    BRILL 2007; US$ 136.00

    This is the only study in a Western European language of an important part of the intellectual and cultural history of the Persianate world in its formative phase. Persian dictionaries (farhangs) of the Islamic era, compiled principally in India, represent a unique linguistic undertaking that has no counterpart in pre-modern Europe. more...

  • A Concise Dictionary of the Persian Language(RLE Iran B)by E H Palmer

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 150.00

    The aim of this dictionary was to provide reference of all the words in use in colloquial Persian, particularly for beginners. Especially for the candidates in the Indian Civil Service, all the words in the Gulistán and other prescribed text-books were also included. more...