This work presents a description of phonetic and grammatical features of the
dialect spoken by the settled Persian-speaking population of the region of Herat (Herat
city and some adjacent districts) in the north-west of modem Afghanistan as well as
texts in transcription and translation recorded from speakers of this dialect. It
summarizes the results of a series of studies in the Herati dialect undertaken by the
present writer. The work also includes a brief review of some lexical peculiarities and a
vocabulary of dialectal and common words used in Herati. Some grammatical issues are
presented in the Supplements...