Persian or Farsi is amongst the oldest Indo-European languages in the world. It is soft-sounding, romantic, cheerful and full of passion.This language is like music to ears.While Arabic is a Semitic language that first emerged in the 1st to 4th centuries CE. Arabic includes numerous spoken dialects. It is the language found in Quran. Moreover, Arabic language and Persian language has some of the most soothing words.
While people confuse themselves thinking Arabic and Farsi is one and the same language or it is similar. The truth is the Arabic scripts or Alphabet is the basis for several languages including Farsi, Kurdish, Pashto, and Urdu. Furthermore, The foundation of Farsi is derived from Arabic,but it is a different language.
” Farsi is related to Portuguese while Arabic to Middle East countries “
However, whatever the difference is, there are some interestingly stunning words in Farsi and Arabic language.
You will fall in love once you know them.
11 Arabic words and Persian Words to learn
This word has Arabic roots.It means Destiny or Fate. When someone encounters something by chance that seems like it was meant to be, then it could be kismat, your destiny.
It means Heart. Dil is the Hindi word of Del. As a result this word is greatly used in Poetry and Songs to express love.Del is an Arabic word
Mehr is a Farsi word which means love. It also means affection and sun. This Persian word has its origination from the proto-Indo-Iranian language Mitra.
Lihaaz means To Respect. As a result this Arabic word is extensively used in relation to an elderly person.
Muntazir is a Arabic word which is used a name of boy or male. This word means awaited or perspective.
Nur’, means light, is a common unisex name. It can be procured in a number of ways use to compliment someone or create compound names connected to religion.Hence it can also be called as Brightness which also signifies Shine and Light
‘Quwa’ is an Arabic word used to express strength or power. So it is described to signify someone’s strength physically or mentally . In Sanskrit it is called as Parakram
‘Salam’ is one of the simplest yet powerful terms in the Arabic language. It signifies ‘peace’, and hence can be used to greet strangers to convey respect and good intentions.
Danesh means knowledge and wisdom. A widely used word for the name of a boy. Thus When used as a name it means a person who holds immense wisdom
Jan word means life and soul. It is placed after someone’s name to denote a sign of affection, to mean ‘dear’. Thus Jan word is used after the titles of family members.
Mah means Moon. The moon is an important figure in Persian language and culture. Mâh is a feminine word, personified as a goddess and ‘queen of the night’ in Zoroastrian tradition.
These words are incredibly respectful to ears. One must try to make use of them and learn new languages of the world and explore new regions and religions history. Thus making life more beautiful and fun.
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