Subjunctive present

Formation

be + present stem + present ending

neveshtan [nevis] — to write
singularplural
1stbenevisambenevisim
2ndbenevisibenevisid
3rdbenevisadbenevisand
kâr kardan [kon] — to work
singularplural
1stkâr bekonamkâr bekonim
2ndkâr bekonikâr bekonid
3rdkâr bekonadkâr bekonand

NOTE Regarding compound verbs, the subjunctive prefix be- is often omitted.

kâr kardan
singularplural
1stkâr konamkâr konim
2ndkâr konikâr konid
3rdkâr konadkâr konand

NOTE The verb budan (to be) doesn't take the subjunctive prefix be-:

singularplural
1stbâshambâshim
2ndbâshibâshid
3rdbâshadbâshand

NOTE The verb dâshtan (to have) is not normally conjugated in this tense and instead, its past narrative form is used. It also applies to compound verbs made from dâshtan, in which the compound verb retains the meaning of «to have». Compare bar dâshtan (to pick up) with dust dâshtan (to like, to love; literally: to have a feeling of liking or love):

bar dâshtan
singularplural
1stbar dârambar dârim
2ndbar dâribar dârid
3rdbar dâradbar dârand
dust dâshtan
singularplural
1stdust dâshte bâshamdust dâshte bâshim
2nddust dâshte bâshidust dâshte bâshid
3rddust dâshte bâshaddust dâshte bâshand