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Common Verbs
The number of simple verbs actually used in today's Persian hardly exceeds 250. This is incomparable to the thousands of verbs that are conjugated in English. Furthermore, not even all of these verbs are common. I believe that by learning the following 65 verbs, you will get almost everything a beginner needs to know. These are the verbs used very frequently both in spoken and written Persian.
(Get the past stems by omitting the “ن” ending from the infinitive)
Infinitive
Present stem
Meaning
آمَدن
آوَردن
اَرزيدن
اُفتادن
اَنداختن
ايستادن
باختن
بَخشيدن
بُردن
بُريدن
بَستن
بودن
بوسيدن
پاشيدن
پُختن
پَذيرفتن
پُرسيدن
پَريدن
پوشيدن
پيچيدن
تَرسيدن
چَرخيدن
چِکيدن
چيدن
 
خَريدن
خَنديدن
خوردن
خوابيدن
خواستن
خواندن
دادن
داشتن
دانستن
دُزديدن
دَويدن
ديدن
رسيدن
رَفتن
ريختن
زَدن
ساختن
سوختن
شُدن
 
شُستن
شِکَستن
شِمُردن
شِناختن
 
شِنيدن
فِرستادن
فَرمودن
 
فُروختن
فَهميدن
کَردن
کُشتن
کِشيدن
گُذاشتن
گُذَشتن
گِرفتن
گَشتن
گُفتن
لَرزيدن
ماندن
مُردن
نِشَستن
نِوِشتن
آ
آور
ارز
اُفت
اَنداز
ایست
باز
بَخش
بَر
بُر
بَند
باش
بوس
پاش
پَز
پَذیر
پُرس
پَر
پوش
پیچ
تَرس
چَرخ
چِک
چین
 
خَر
خَند
خور
خواب
خواه
خوان
دِه
دار
دان
دُزد
دو
بین
رِس
رو
ریز
زن
ساز
سوز
شو
 
شو
شِکَن
شِمُر-شِمار
شِناس
 
شِنو
فِرِست
فَرما
 
فُروش
فَهم
کُن
کُش
کِش
گُذار
گُذَر
گیر
گَرد
گو
لَرز
مان
میر
نِشین
نِویس
to come
to bring
to be worth
to fall
to throw
to stand up, to stop
to lose (in a match)
to forgive, to donate
to take sth to swhr, to win
to cut
to close
to be
to kiss
to splash, to sprinkle
to cook, to be cooked
to accept
to ask
to jump
to wear
to turn, to twist
to be scared
to rotate
to drip
to arrange, to pick
(fruits, flowers, etc.)
to buy
to laugh, to smile
to eat, to crash
to sleep
to want
to read, to sing, to study
to give
to have
to know
to steal
to run
to see
to reach
to go
to pour
to hit
to make
to burn
to become, to happen,
to be possible
to wash
to break
to count
to know (someone),
to be familiar with
to hear
to send
{precedes other
verbs to show respect}
to sell
to understand
to do, to make
to kill
to pull, to draw
to put, to let
to pass
to get
to search, to rotate
to say
to shake, to shiver
to stay
to die
to sit
to write