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Persian: 500,000 tomans is change!

Discussion in 'Indo-Iranian Languages' started by seitt, Feb 12, 2013.

  1. seitt Senior Member


    Please could you translate the following dialogue for me, based on the same Majid Majidi film?

    - Do you have change for 500,000 tomans?
    - 500,000 tomans is change!

    The idea of the man who gives the response is presumably that 500,000 tomans is such a small amount of money that it's not worth changing it as it is small change already. Perhaps he was a rich man, I don't know…..

    All the best, and many thanks,

  2. searcher123

    searcher123 Senior Member

    My home ;-) /The Persian Gulf

    -٥٠٠٠٠٠ تومن ﴿پول﴾ خرد داري؟
    -٥٠٠٠٠٠ تومن ﴿كه﴾ خودش ﴿پول﴾ خرده

    Surely he was a business man. For some business men even million is change :)
  3. seitt Senior Member

    Many thanks, perfect!

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