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DAY 21: #31DayAspiringPolyglot Challenge – Learning Persian (Fārsī)

بنی آدم اعضای یک پیکرند  
که در آفرينش ز یک گوهرند  
چوعضوى به درد آورد روزگار  
دگرعضوها را نماند قرار  
تو کز محنت دیگران بی غمی  
نشاید که نامت نهند آدمی 

Bani âdam aazayé yek paykarand
Keh dar âfarinesh ze yek goharand
Cho ozvi be dard âvarad roozegâr
Degar ozvhârâ namânad gharâr
To kaz mehnaté degâran beghamé 
Nâshâyad ke nâmat Nahand âdamé.


Human beings are members of a whole,
in creation of one essence and soul.
If one member is afflicted with pain,
other members uneasy will remain.
If you have no sympathy for human pain,
The name of human you cannot retain.

Sa'di

Fun Facts About the Persian Language

Persian is one of the oldest languages that is still spoken today. The oldest? Tamil.

Bani Adam by Persian poet Sa'di, is inscribed in the halls of the United Nations.

The Persian language has not changed much in the last 1,000 years.

Persian (Fārsī) uses a modified Arabic script which is written right to left except for numbers. You can read more about it here.

Lastly, President Obama quoted one of Sa'di's poems during a 2016 message to celebrate Nowruz.

President Obama's 2016 Nowruz Message


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