Preposition az (Ablative case)

The preposition az marks the ablative case which expresses: source, origin. It's equivalent to English "from", "of".

az pedar-am porsidam I asked my father
az marg mitarsad He fears death
az dust-i shenidam I heard from/through a friend
az Mario kharidam-ash I bought it from Mario
az mâ tashakkor kard He thanked us
Mitavânam az telefon-etân estefâde konam? Can I use your phone?