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Re: OT: Farsi

From:Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>
Date:Tuesday, December 4, 2001, 12:06
En réponse à "T. Leigh & M. Carchrie" <callanish@...>:

> > 2. As far as the verbal system goes, I can see how the French verbal > system is closer to the Persian verbal system than that of English or > Swedish. French and Persian both have things like personal endings on > the verbs (even though half the French ones aren't actually > pronounced, > they're still there); an imperfect tense, contrasted with the simple > past and the perfect tenses; a full-fledged and widely used > subjunctive. > Also there are other similarities, such as the fact that in both > Persian > and French adjectives follow nouns, whereas in English and Swedish > they > precede. >
I've found this: Though it's probably not the best page on the web about it, it's given me a good idea of what is Farsi. Interesting nonetheless...
> Thomas > (who is, in fact, taking a Persian/Farsi class at the moment!) >
Have fun! Christophe. Take your life as a movie: do not let anybody else play the leading role.