5 mind-blowing Persian expressions! Part 1

Farsi is a very figurative language and some typically Persian expressions are perfect examples of that rich language. Here we go for 5 of the most mind-blowing expressions:   1. “Bemiram barat“/”dardet to junam“: May I die for you / May your pain goes through my body Yep, Persians have a very high sense of sacrifice and compassion! This expression,…

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Mysteries of Persian superstitions

Iranians are unique! If you still doubt this, here are 7 typical iranian superstitions that will for sure convince you!   7 typically iranian superstitions 1. Sneezing When someone sneezes, we usually say  “Sabr umad” which literally means “patience has arrived”. This means that it’s better to stop any ongoing actions or decisions and to give a…

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Fashion and iranian dress code

Let’s deal with one touchy subject: dress code in Iran! You may already know a bit about this topic, but Iran is a country full of contradictions and dress code is one of the most obvious among them.   Dress code for men: nothing to report Men in Iran usually wear “classical” clothes, which means they…

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