10 PERSIAN SAYINGS THAT MAKE NO SENSE IN ENGLISH, PART TWO

This is a rather poetic expression which literally means ‘My heart is tight’- the true meaning of deltangam, however, is ‘I am longing’. So this phrase is used when you are feeling quite nostalgic or when you miss something or someone. So you can be deltang for your former lover, or for the country that you grew up in but haven’t seen in a long, long time.