Persian Negation

This is a lesson about negation in Persian. This includes words or expressions used to form a negative form as opposted to the affirmative. For example "I don't understand".

No: نه
Nothing: هیچ
Not yet: نه هنوز
nh hnwz
No one: هیچکس
No longer: دیگر نه
dy̰gr nh
Never: هرگز
Cannot: نتوانستن
Should not: نباید

The below examples demonstrate how to use the negation form in a sentence. Don't be shy to use of these expressions if you don't know something.

We don't understand: ما نمی‌فهمیم
mạ nmy̰‌fhmy̰m
I do not speak Japanese: من ژاپنی صحبت نمی‌کنم
mn zẖạpny̰ ṣḥbt nmy̰‌ḵnm
I cannot remember the word: نمی‌توانم آن کلمه را به یاد بیاورم
nmy̰‌twạnm ận ḵlmh rạ bh y̰ạd by̰ạwrm
You should not forget this word: نباید این کلمه را فراموش کنی
nbạy̰d ạy̰n ḵlmh rạ frạmwsẖ ḵny̰
No problem!: مشکلی نیست
msẖḵly̰ ny̰st
I don't know!: نمی‌دانم
I'm not interested!: علاقه‌ای ندارم
ʿlạqh‌ạy̰ ndạrm
Don't worry!: نگران نباش
ngrạn nbạsẖ
This is wrong: این اشتباه است
ạy̰n ạsẖtbạh ạst
This is not correct: این درست نیست
ạy̰n drst ny̰st
No one here speaks Greek: هیچکس اینجا یونانی صحبت نمی‌کند
hy̰cẖḵs ạy̰njạ y̰wnạny̰ ṣḥbt nmy̰‌ḵnd
I'm not fluent in Italian yet: من هنوز به ایتالیایی مسلط نیستم
mn hnwz bh ạy̰tạly̰ạy̰y̰ mslṭ ny̰stm

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