Persian Alphabet from Tazi to Latin?
Revised: December 21, 2006 = 2565 Shahanshahi
Before I begin,
I want you to distribute this article globally on and off the Internet.
E-mail it to All, post it in every forum you know (inside and outside
Iran) and print it as flyers and distribute it in universities (inside
and outside Iran). I want you to spread the word. I am holding you
responsible to do your part to save our culture, language and font
and clean them all from Arabtoxication, Islamization and Tazi Nonsense.
You must decide to make a stand now and not tomorrow. Fight for
Persianhood now or tomorrow Iran will become another Arab Nation
like Egypt, Tunisia, Lebanon and Syria. Look at Iraq! 1400 years
ago it was Satrape (State) of Mesopotamia the central heart of Persian
Empire. Our Capital "Ctesiphone", the most glorious city
in the globe and the envy of the world was there. Where is Ctesiphone
today? It is a pile of rubble near Baghdad now! Omar, Ali, Hassan,
Hussein and other Tazi Hounds pillaged it, raped it and then burned
it to the ground! This is exactly the same thing that Arabo_Muslim
done to our culture! What happened to Iraq? Now they are another
Do your part
and spread the word.
You are Persians,
you have a rich 8000 years old culture, then why are you licking
the Semi-Savage Arabo_Islamic residue? Ask yourselves: Are you
Persians or are you degenerates? If you do not revive Mother
Persia now, then you are good as Dead! Educate yourselves now,
because Islamic Republic of Iran will not! Self Educate yourselves:
Years of Iranian History
Get Islam and
Arab (Tazi) Sub-Culture along with AIOG (Arabo_Islamic Occupational
Government) of IRI out of Iran now and dump them back to Saudi Arabia
where they came from. Get rid of Arabtoxication and Islam now because
tomorrow will be too late.
Iran or Islam?
Are you Iranian
You can't be
both! Make up your mind now? Tomorrow is too late!
Lately I have
been having a related dialogue on this subject with various comrades
such as LOP, Cat, Mandana and a few others. But before I discuss
the font, I would like to remind you on why we should use the Iranian Shahanshahi Calendar (PIY) than the Arabic Calendar
(Shamsi or Qamari):
use Persian Imperial Year (PIY) Calendar?
Why Persian Latin Font?
Now, let me
explain to you, why it is necessary to change the alphabet to Latin.
First take a look at this:
Standard for Persian Latin Alphabet
Above, is the
most practical and logical form of transformation of Persian to
Latin Font. There are other proposals around the net but this one
brings out the shortest form of letters for each sound, covers all
letters and sounds and it's more comprehensible. Now have in mind
that I am not here to persuade you to follow this format. Eventually
in the future of Iran, once we eliminate the Islamic Regime, we
can all debate or put it for voting amongst the linguists, scholars
and experts for revision or acceptation. The time to decide that
this will be the final version, is not now, there will be a council
of Experts to decide on the final version and form of each letter
of the alphabet, and no, we will not put it for referendum nationwide!
I know, there is a great hype on referendum these days, but I strongly
believe, we shall educate our people first and next let them vote
in a referendum. Remember what happened when last, Iranians held
a referendum (1979)?! Fraud or No Fraud, I do not want to talk about
the past, but our masses need Education, not Referendum!
change and must change, the only question is that in the future
of Iran, will you accept the IPC Format or will you revise it? What
I am telling you is that:
Standard for Persian in Latin Alphabet" is the most logical,
comprehendible, practical and simple form existing today.
Now, you are
probably asking me that why you should change the alphabet? I shall
give you the reasons now:
Why change Persian
Alphabet from Tazi to Latin?
of the Tazi Font to Persian Language
was originally a non-Tazi (non-Arabic) form of an alphabet. Arabic
Fonts do not satisfy our needs. We do not have all these Arabic
sounds and existence of these sounds in our alphabet are useless.
We force our children to learn extra sounds which we do not need
to learn or use. We are intending to get rid of many of these useless
sounds, Arabic Terms and words which are not being used; they are
unpopular and baseless, so we will have no need for their sounds.
On the other hand, we have Persian sounds that Arabs do not use,
we must emphasize on them. Today, we have many unpopular Arabic
Words in Persian that no one uses, so why keep them? Why keep the
sounds for them?
Useless Sounds in Tazi Font
Arabs have many
forms of the same sound. They are pronouncing them differently and
they have use for them, but they are useless to us, we can only
keep one form of each sound. take a look:
s: se, sin, sat
h: hey, he
z: zal, ze, zat, zayn
q: qayn, qaf
t: te, tayn
can keep one form and the rest are useless and nonsense in Persian.
a child living in Iran and trying to spell Persian words is terribly
confused! He has to decide between three different "S"
and three different "Z" to spell a word like Sabet (Steady)
or Zare' (Farmer)! Do you see my point?
Sounds in Persian Font which Arabs do not
P, Ch, Zh, G
Ch like Chang (harp)
Zh like Zhaleh (name)
G like Gohar (jewel)
Arabs do not
have these sounds or fonts.
They can't pronounce
P, so they say: Bersian (Persian)
They can't pronounce Ch, so they say: Jangiz (Changiz)
They can't pronounce Zh, so they say: Jaleh (Zhaleh)
They can't pronounce G, so they say: Qolab (Rose-Water)
As you see,
Tazi Font is not compatible to our lingo. So what to do?
II. Why not
Persian Pahlavi Sassanid, Avestai or Achaemenid Spike Fonts?
It is not practical
to go back and use these ancient fonts. No one is familiar with
them and no one will use them. It is harder to teach the masses
on the use of these fonts than to leave the present Tazi Font intact
and in place! No one wants to start over learning from the scratch.
These fonts are ancient and strange to our present people.
III. Why not
Arabic Tazi Font?
Above, I explained
about the incompatibility of Tazi font to our needs, now I would
explain the cultural catastrophe of using the Tazi font. Our very
root and soul of our language, heritage and culture is threatened
by the Arab Sub-Culture. To destroy Persianhood, they must destroy
our language and to destroy our language, they must destroy our
font and then the rest is a piece of cake! Destruction of Traditions,
Celebrations, Customs, literature, poetry, Spirituality and Culture
comes next. Arab Imperialism, in the form of Islam, operates this
way! Islam is basically the ideology of the Arab Imperialism and
Islam was a method to colonialize the Arab and Non Arab World by
So far, they
have succeeded to completely eliminate the Root Cultures of Egypt,
Cartage (Tunis), Lebanon (Phoenicia), Sham (Syria), Mesopotamia
(Iraq), and many others...., but we do not want to become another
Arab Nation! Persian Culture is almost as good as dead and if you
(The Persians), do not make a move now, then you are also as good
as dead. Unless Persians do not clean house and De-Arabize their
Alphabet, Language, and Culture, then they shall remain as yet another
Arab Colony; furthermore, they will transform to another Arab Nation,
IV. Why Latin
requires compatibility between cultures, languages, and masses to
communicate freely and without barriers. Kemal Ataturk was
a visionary who saw this necessity long ago and changed the Turkish
Alphabet to Latin. The whole effort was to Drag Turkey out of the
Middle Ages and Dark Ages of the Reactionary Islamic Sub-Culture
and Shackles of Islam, and to push her forward to the Modern Era
and the Industrial Age. Turkish Writing had to change to Latin.
Father of The Nation, Reza Shah The Great, for whatever reasons
and or due to tied hands, did not do the same in Iran. Who knows,
maybe Reza Shah figured, the masses would react and it would backfire,
back then! Maybe he was right! His reforms, ban of Traditional Islamic-wear
of Hejab (women) and Traditional Kolah Namadi, Robe (Men) was enough
by itself to cause a riot in Iran. Reza Shah was already moving
too fast and using too much force to drag Iran out of Shiite Culture,
get rid of Islamic Traditions and push her forward to the industrial
age. If he would have also changed the font, then it would cause
a certain riot back then! Besides, back then, majority of the masses
in Iran did not know how to write with Latin Font. They were not
even literate! Reza Shah had thought about all these factors and
most likely made a proper decision to not change the font back then.
Today, we are
not in the Industrial Era, yet we have moved on to the Information
Era. Majority (2/3) of Iranians are under 35 years of age, actually
most of this group are under 25 years of age! Majority of Iranians
are very familiar with the latin font. Iranians have been studying
English, French or German as second languages. Internet has been
playing another crucial role here. When on the net, Iranians write
Persian with Latin fonts. Especially at the beginning and before
the time that Persian Software and applications hit the market,
they had no choice but to write Persian in Latin Fonts. Good or
Bad, this phenomenon has helped Iranians to get more familiar with
the latin font. Today, any educated person who took some kind of
Latin Language in school, can write Persian with Latin Fonts and
for facts, majority of educated Iranians have taken some sort of
Latin Language as the second language course in school. In the past
(before 1979 Islamic Reaction), the emphasis was on English. Everyone
wanted to learn English. After 1979, they tried to put the emphasis
on Arabic and push Arabic as the second language or even the first
language! Obviously they have not been successful and even though
they have forced Arabic as a must take course (not an elective),
yet it back fired at them and except for taking Arabic just to pass
the course, no one really continued with exploring further advanced
courses in Arabic! Persians cannot stand Arabic courses and language!
The Islamic Regime clearly has failed Arabizing the students. Today,
Arabic, Quran and Religious Studies are must to take courses in
The funny thing,
is that back then (before 1979), Arabic was a must to take course
in Junior High (only) and Religious Studies was a must to take course
all the way through High School up to College. It was not necessary
for students to take Arabic, Quran and Religious Studies all through
their educational process from birth to High School Graduation and
beyond (like today), yet they had to take some of these Tazi influenced
courses at some point and during their educational process.
I clearly recall
that many students (before 1979) were learning English since kindergarten
and forward all the way to College and beyond. People wanted their
children to learn English and many parents had sent their children
to schools which taught English starting from Kindergarten (I was
one of those students)! To force students to learn Arabic and Religious
Studies even during Mohamad Reza Shah Pahlavi, was a great mistake.
As I have discussed before, Shah himself was a religious man (infected
with Allahic Virus). Shah was also a very superstitious man. This
lack of secularity, dual identity (one foot in Persepolis and one
foot in Mecca), had finally cost Shah, his Crown and Throne! He
had to be very firm and determined, same as Reza Shah, his father.
He had to clearly force Iran to become a Secular Country. During
his reign, and during his historical period, the nation was ready
for secularization. He did not push secularization, yet as a matter
of fact, he done the opposite! Shiite Islam was the official religion
of the land, Arabic and Religious Studies been taught in school,
Religious Holidays were official, Mullahs and Mosque were immune
to punishments for anti national security activities and the worst
that could happen to them was exile (like Khomeini), and finally
this lack of secularity had bit him on the neck!
is not compatible to the way we talk! Arabic comes from the throat
and it sounds like throwing up and barfing! Trust me, I am a linguist,
I speak more than five languages and I also speak Arabic, so I am
perfectly aware of this fact! Most Iranians can't speak Arabic;
furthermore, they resist and hate to learn this language. If they
had a choice, they would have never taken an Arabic course in school!
But today the Islamic Regime forces them to take Arabic courses!
youth (Majority of Population) are familiar with Latin font. Internet
and Information Age, has broken the barriers and The youth are clearly
going towards an opposite direction, than the Islamic Regime and
their Ayatollahs! The Youth and The Regime have already started
to Crash! Today, the regime is just a shell, which is in control
only by the force. Once this regime falls, I have no doubt in my
mind that the transformation of the font from Tazi to Latin will
not cause any problem or major resistance. The anti Islamic and
secular fever has already been burning our youth's bodies and minds,
and this fever will be much more popular, once the Islamic Regime
will be out of the picture.
V. Latin Font
Language is the International Language and the Latin Font is the
International Font. It is only logical and compatible to our culture
to speak English and to write in Latin, simple as that. Arabic Language
is a Dead Language and Arabic Font is incompatible to Persian. Arabic
Sub-Culture and Islam is an outdated ideology fighting via terrorism
to keep alive! On the other hand, Latin font is perfectly compatible
to Persian and it will make things 100% simpler for our school children
to learn how to read and write in school.
is compatible to the world. English is a global language and latin
is a global font. It is only logical for Persians to be compatible
to the world. If we want to rapidly push Iran towards the progress,
thorough the Industrial Age, into the Information Age and Beyond,
........... then we must be compatible to the International form
of Communication and the international language of the Internet
can be customized to our needs. Once again take a look at the customization:
Standard for Persian Latin Alphabet
We can eliminate
the useless sounds, add the necessary sounds, adapt to the civilized
world, eliminate the Tazi influence, clean up house from Arabization
of our culture, be practical, and push through the 21sth Century.
Latin Font is simple to learn
Font is easy to learn and write. Latin Font has already been in
practice by the youth, but there has been no unified standard. As
soon as we adopt the standard (IPC Proposal), or revise the standard
to fit best, then the rest is elementary. To write Persian in Latin
Format is practical and it is logical and that is the bottom line.
To adopt Latin font as our national alphabet does not mean that
we will be Westoxicated, yet it means that we will be Westernized.
There is a big difference between the two! We can take the goods
from the west and the east both. We should always keep the East
and the West in balance and that will be how to keep our Persianhood
I would like
to Conclude by stating that the salvation for survival of our culture
is to move towards the Persian Latin Font. All we need to do for
now, is to practice writing Persian in Latin, but once we overthrow
the Islamic Republic of Iran, then we will overthrow their Tazi
Font with them and Clean House from Arabo_Islamic Forced Font and
Revive our Persianhood via the practical Persian Latin Font. I strongly
believe that this will be the proper path to choose.
I had made a pact with myself and I refuse to write Persian in Tazi
font and I insist to write Persian only in Latin font.
the salvation of our Iranian Culture in mind,
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