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Descended from Proto-Iranian and using the Arabic writing system, Dari is spoken in Afghanistan. Dari (Afghanistan), Persian (Iran) and Tajiki (Tajikistan) are all very closely linked to each other and may sometimes all be referred to as 'Persian'. uTalk will help you learn it easily with immediate results.§

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Where Is It Spoken?

Afghanistan

Pakistan

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Indo-Iranian

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Fun facts about Dari

A Dari proverb goes: 'A fast donkey is better than a slow horse', meaning 'choose what works best, not what looks best'.

Rather than saying don’t bite off more than you can chew, in Dari you can’t hold two watermelons in one hand!

Dari and Farsi, the Persian from Iran, are mutually understandable but Dari has a 'w' sound, while Farsi replaces it with a 'v'.

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