Khaste nabâshid
Literally: Don’t be tired.

Meaning: A greeting and a way to recognize and appreciate a person’s hard work.

How to use it: Use it as a greeting alone or in combination with salaam. Say it when you walk into a store, sit in a taxi, or generally any other time someone is working or just completed some sort of work. The reply is salâmat bâshid (may you be healthy). You will hear this one Every. Single. Day. in Iran. Learn it. Learn it now.

(Many Iranians think that by saying khaste nabâshid, you’re implying that the person is tired, and that’s negative.
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