Persian Vocabulary
Learn Persian Words and Phrases

مرغ (morgh) is the word for "bird" in classic Persian and still, in the literary language. In the modern form of Persian, مرغ exclusively means hen and a bird is called پرنده (parande).

پرنده is derives the verb پریدن (to fly) and literary means flyer.

اردک
ordak
duck
بلبل
bolbol
nightingale
بوقلمون
bughalamun
turkey
پرنده
parande
bird
پنگوئن
panguan
penguin
جغد
joghd
owl
خروس
khorus
rooster
دارکوب
dârkub
woodpecker
شاهین
shâhin
hawk
شترمرغ
shotormorgh
ostrich
طاووس
tâvus
peacock
طوطی
tuti
parrot
عقاب
oghâb
eagle
غاز
ghâz
goose
قرقاول
gharghâvol
pheasant
قناری
ghanâri
canary
قو
ghu
swan
کبوتر
kabutar
pigeon
کلاغ
kalâgh
crow
گنجشک
gonjeshk
sparrow
لک‌لک
laklak
stork
مرغ
morgh
hen