Is the preposition "بر" used correctly in the following sentence? .من هنوز بر زبان فارسی احاطه ندارم Here I'm attempting to write something to the effect of "I'm not yet well-versed in the Persian language." Is the verb "احاطه داشتن" always accompanied by the preposition "بر" ?
Nov 8, 2017 10:15 PM
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A better word is "tasallot/تسلط". The preposition is "be/به". Or you may use the related adjective "mosallat/مسلط": Hanuz be zabân-e fârsi tasallot nadâram. Hanuz be fârsi mosallat nistam.
November 8, 2017
You CAN use ( احاطه ) if you want to say what you mean, and Persians will understand what you are saying but when we want to talk about fluency in a language we use the word "تسلط" . Then your sentence will be; من هنوز به زبان فارسی تسلط کافی ندارم. (Or ; من هنوز به زبان فارسی مسلط نیستم) "تسلط" is an Arabic word but we use it too, that's why the second sentence I wrote is a little bit different. Here, «مسلط» is called " اسم مفعول" in Arabic. the meaning is somehow as same as «مفعول» in Persian. So you can use these 2 sentences. Hope this helps.
November 10, 2017
yes always preposition of " احاطه داشتن" is "بر" and this verb is not bad for this sentence ,but you can use better verbs . Good Luck
November 9, 2017
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