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Zoudkhon Village - Chapursan Valley

Last village of Pakistan!

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Hadduth bibuT'. Can you speak more slowly?
anaa afham tamaaman. I understand perfectly.

Arabic Dialog
assayyida jamiila: SabaaH alkhayr.
Good morning.
hal tataHaddath al'ingiliiziyya?
Do you speak English?
muwaDHDHaf addukkaan: anaa muta'assif.
I'm sorry.
anaa laa ataHaddath al'ingiliiziyya.
I don't speak English.
assayyida jamiila: lil'asaf, anaa ataHaddath
faqaT qaliil min aläarabiyya.
Unfortunately, I only speak a little Arabic.
muwaDHDHaf addukkaan: haadhaa Hasan.
That's all right.
anaa afhamuk.
I understand you.

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Useful Arabic phrases and words
Greetings
Hello Marhaba
How are you? Keef Halek
Good Morning Sabah Al Kair
Good Evening Masaa Al Kair
Good Kowaies
Very Good Kowaies Kateer
Please Min Fadlak
Thank you Shoo kran
Excuse Me Ismahlee
Never mind Maa leesh
OK Taieb
Yes Aiwa
No La
Maybe Yimken
None, nothing, nobody Mafee
Pronouns
I Ana
You (to woman) Intee
You (to man) Inta
He Whowa
She Heeya
We Nihna
They Home
Asking Questions
Who? Meen
What? Aish
When? Meta
Where? Fayn
Why? Lay ish
How much? Kum
How much is this? Kum Hada
Where are you from? Min Fain Inta
Understand? Maf Hoom
Do you speak English? Tet Kalam Ingleezi
Useful "I"s
I want Ana abgha
I don't understand Ana ma fehempt
I work at the Ana bash taghel fi
I don't speak Arabic Arabiah
Directions
Go Rooh
Stop Wagef
Turn Left Lif Yassar
Turn Right Lif Yameen
Straight Ahead Ala Tool
Slowly Shway Shway
Wait of Stay Estanna
Show me War Keni
Here Hena
There Hennak
Before Gabel
After Ba ad
Now Al Ann
From Min
To or At (a place) Ala
Wait 1 minute Wahad da ghee ga
Walloon dji t'veû vol'tî
Basics
Money Feloos
Coffee Gahwah
Sugar Sokar
Salt Melh
Car Sayara
Hotel Fon doq
Water Moya
Tea Shahi
Milk Haleeb
Work Shoghol
Airplane Tayarah
Numbers

0 Zero Sifir
1 One Wahid
2 Two Ithnin
3 Three Thalatha
4 Four Arba
5 Five Khamsa
6 Six Sitta
7 Seven Saba
8 Eight Thamania
9 Nine Tisa
10 Ten Ashra
20 Twenty Ashreen
30 Thirty Thala theen
40 Forty Arba en
50 Fifty Khamseen
60 Sixty Sitteen
70 Seventy Saba en
80 Eighty Thaman en
90 Ninety Tisa en
100 Hundred Mia









Eleven Ihda-ashar
Twelve Ithna-ashar
Thirteen thalatha-ashar
Fourteen araba'-ashar
Fifteen khamsa-ashar
Sixteen sitta-ashar
Seventeen sab'a-ashar
Eighteen thamani-ashar
Nineteen tisa'-ashar
Twenty eshreen
Twenty-one wahid wa eshreen
Thirty thalatheen
Forty arb'een
Fifty khamseen
Sixty sitteen
Seventy sab'een
Eighty thamaneen
Ninety tiss'een
One hundred miyya
Two hundred mitayn
Three hundred thalath-miyya
Four hundred arab'a-miyya
Five hundred khams-miyya
One thousand alf
Two thousand alfayn




Time
Sunday al-ahad
Monday al-ithnain
Tuesday al-thulatha
Wednesday al-arba'a
Thursday al-khamees
Friday al-Joma'a
Saturday al-Sabt
Day yom
Year sanah
Month shahr
Hour sa'aa
Minute daqiqa
What time is it? qaddeish al-sa'aa
It's one o'clock as-sa'aa wahdeh
It's four o'clock as-sa'aa arba'a
Today al-yom
Yesterday el-bareh
Tomorrow bukra

Greetings
Good morning sabah el-kheir
Good evening masa el-kheir
Good Night layla sa'eeda
Hello Marhaba
Bye ma al-salamah

Yes na'am
No la
Please min fadlak
I am grateful Ana mamnoon
What? Shoo
What's the matter? Shoo fee?
What do you want? shoo beddak?
Give me ateeni

In town
City madina
Quarter hayy
Street share'h
Way, path harah
Road tareeq
Bridge jisr
Mosque Jame'h/messjed
Church knisseh
Bazaar Souk
Customs Jumrok
Bookshop/Library maktabeh
Shop mahall
Museum mathaf

At the hotel
Hotel fundoq/otel
Room ghorfeh
Bed takht
Blanket Hram
Pillow mkhaddah
Bed sheet sharshaf
Where is the toilet? wain el-hammam?
Floor Tabeq
Hot water my sakhneh
Show me the room farjeeni el-gurfeh
The bill al-hisab
Invoice fatoora

The Restaurant
Breakfast futour
Lunch ghada
Dinner asha'a
Fork shawkeh
Towel footah
Salt milh
Pepper fulfol
Oil zayt
Vinegar khall
Butter zebdeh
Ghee samneh
Bread khebz
Wine mbeet
Bottle qannineh
Water my
Beer beera
Meat lahm
Mutton, sheep kharoof
Beef lahm baqar
veal lahm ejel
chicken djaj
dish sahn
glass kasseh
knife sekkeen
spoon malaaqa
Salad salata
Fruits fawaki
Deserts heloo
Bill hisab


Arabic Phrases
English Phrases Arabic Transliterated Phrases Arabic Script
Arabic Greetings:
Hi! Salam! سلام
Good Morning! Sabah el kheer صباح الخير
Good Evening! Masaa el kheer مساء الخير
Welcome! (to greet someone) Marhaban مرحبا
How Are You? Kaifa haloka/ haloki ( female) كيف حالك؟
I'm Fine, Thanks! Ana bekhair, shokran! أنا بخير شكرا
And You? Wa ant? / Wa anti? (female) و أنت؟
Good/ So-So. Jayed/ 'aadee جيد / عادي
Thank You (Very Much)! Shokran (jazeelan) شكرا (جزيلا)
You're Welcome! (for "thank you") Al'afw ألعفو
Hey! Friend! Ahlan sadiqi/ sadiqati! (female) أهلا صديقي /صديقتي!
I Missed You So Much! Eshtaqto elaika/ elaiki (female) katheeran إشتقت إليك كثيرا
What's New? Maljadeed? مالجديد؟
Nothing Much Lashai jadeed لا شيء جديد
Good Night! Tosbeho/ tosbeheena (female) 'ala khair/ تصبح/ تصبحين على خير
See You Later! Araka/ Araki (female) fi ma ba'd أراك في مابعد
Good Bye! Ma'a salama مع السلامة

Help & Directions:

I'm Lost Ada'tu tareeqi! أضعت طريقي!
Can I Help You? Hal beemkani mosa'adatuk? هل بإمكاني مساعدتك؟
Can You Help Me? Hal beemkanek mosa'adati? هل بإمكانك مساعدتي؟
Where is the (bathroom/ pharmacy)? Ayna ajedu (al merhaad/ assaidaliah)? أين أجد (المرحاض/ الصيدلية)؟
Go Straight! Then Turn Left/ Right! imshy ala tool, thumma 'arrij yaminan/ shimalan أمشٍ على طول ثم عرّج يمينا/ شمالا!
I'm Looking For John. Abhatu 'an John أبحث عن جون
One Moment Please! Lahda men fadlek/ fadleki (female) لحظة من فضلك
Hold On Please! (phone) ibqa/ ibqay (female) ala al khat raja'an إبقى/ أبقي علي الخط رجاءا!
How Much Is This? Kam howa thamanoh? (th as in bath) كم هو ثمنه؟
Excuse Me ...! ( to ask for something) Men fathlek/ fathleki (female) (th as in that) من فضلك
Excuse Me! ( to pass by) Alma'derah! المعذرة
Come With Me! Ta'ala/ ta'alay (female) ma'ee! تعال معي!
Personal Info:
Do You Speak (English/ Arabic)? Hal tatakallamu alloghah alenjleziah/ alarabiah? هل تتكلم اللغة الإنجليزية /العربية؟
Just a Little. Qaleelan! قليلا!
What's Your Name? Ma esmouk? Ma esmouki? ما إسمك؟
My Name Is …. Esmee… إسمي....
Mr.../ Mrs.…/ Miss… Assayed…/ Assayeda…/ Al anesah ... السيد... /السيدة/ الانسة...
Nice To Meet You! Motasharefon/ motasharefatun (f) bema'refatek متشرف / متشرفة بمعرفتك
You're Very Kind! Anta lateef/ Anti lateefa أنت لطيف! أنتِ لطيفة!
Where Are You From? Men ayna anta/ anti (female)? من أين أنت؟
I'm From (the U.S/ Morocco) Ana men (amreeka/ almaghrib) أنا من (أمريكا/ المغرب)
I'm (American) Ana (amreeki/ amrekiah (female) أنا أمريكي/أمريكية
Where Do You Live? Ayna taskun?/ Ayna taskuneen? (female) أين تسكن؟ أين تسكنين؟
I live in (the U.S/ France) A'eesho fel welayat almotaheda/ faransa أعيش في الولايات المتحدة/ فرنسا
Did You Like It Here? Hal istamta'ta bewaqtika/ bewaqtiki (f) huna? هل استمتعت بوقتك هنا؟
Morocco Is a Wonderful Country Al maghrib baladun jameel! المغرب بلد جميل!
What Do You Do For A Living? Ma mehnatuk? Mehnatuki (female) ما مهنتك؟
I Work As A (Translator/ Businessman) A'mal ka(motarjim/ rajul a'maal) أعمل كمترجم/ كرجل أعمال
I Like Arabic Ohibbu allughah al arabia أحب اللغة العربية
I've Been Learning Arabic For 1 Month adrusu allughah al arabia mundu shahr أدرس اللغة العربية منذ شهر
Oh! That's Good! Hada shay'un Jameel هذا شيء جميل
How Old Are You? Kam howa umruk? umroki (female) كم هو عمرك؟
I'm (twenty, thirty…) Years Old. Umri ( 'eshreen/ thalatheen) sanah (th as in bath) عمري (عشرين/ ثلاثين) سنة
I Have To Go Yajebu an athhaba al aan! (th as in that) يجب أن اذهب الآن
I Will Be Right Back! Sa arje'o halan سأرجع حالا

Wishes:

Good Luck! Bettawfeeq بالتوفيق!
Happy Birthday! Eid meelad sa'eed! عيد ميلاد سعيد
Happy New Year! Sana sa'eedah! سنة سعيدة
Merry Christmas! A'yaad meelad Saeedah أعياد ميلاد سعيد!
Happy Eid! Eid mobarak! عيد مبارك!
Happy Ramadan Ramadan mobarak! رمضان مبارك
Congratulations! Mabrook! مبروك!
Enjoy! (For meals…) Shahia tayebah! شهية طيبة
I'd Like To Visit Morocco One Day Arghabu bezeyarat al maghrib. أرغب بزيارة المغرب
Say Hi To John For me. Sallem 'ala John men ajlee سلِّم على (جون) من أجلي
Bless you (when sneezing) Rahimaka Allah رحمك الله
Good Night & Sweet Dreams! Laila sa'eda wa ahlaam ladida ليلة سعيدة و أحلام لذيذة!
Misunderstanding:
I'm Sorry! (if you don't hear something) 'Afwan! عفوا!
Sorry (for a mistake) Aasef! أسف!
No Problem! La moshkelah لامشكلة
Can You Say It Again? A'ed men fadlek!/ A'eedi men fadleki (fem) أعد من فضلك
Can You Speak Slowly? Takalam bebot' men fadlek/ fadleki (fem) تكلم ببطء من فضلك
Write It Down Please! Oktobha men fadlek/ Oktobiha men fadleki (fem) أكتبها من فضلك! / أكتبيها من فضلك!
I Don't Understand! La afham! لا أفهم
I Don't Know! La a'ref! لآ أعرف!
I Have No Idea. La adri! لاأدري
What's That Called In Arabic? Ma esmoho bel arabiah? ما أسمه بالعربية؟
What Does "qit" Mean In English? Mada ta'ni kalemat "qit" bel inglizia? ماذا تعني كلمة "قط" بالانجليزية؟
How Do You Say "Please" In Arabic? Kaifa taqoulu kalimat "please" bel arabia? كيف تقول كلمة "بليز" بالعربية؟
What Is This? Ma hatha (th as in that) ما هذا؟
My Arabic Is Bad. Lughati al arabic laisat kama yajib لغتي العربية ليست كما يجب
I need to practice my Arabic Ahtaaju an atadarraba 'ala al arabia! احتاج ان اتدرب على العربية
Don't Worry! La taqlaq! La taqlaqi (fem) لاتقلق/ لا تقلقي!
Arabic Expressions & Words:
Good/ Bad/ So-So. Jayed/ saye'/ 'adee جيد / سيء / عادي
Big/ Small Kabeer/ Sagheer كبير / صغير
Today/ Now Alyawm/ Al aan اليوم / الآن
Tomorrow/ Yesterday Ghadan/ Albareha غدا / البارحة
Yes/ No Na'am/ Laa نعم / لا
Here You Go! (when giving something) Khod! خد!
Do You Like It? Hal a'jabak? Hal a'jabaki? (female) هل أعجبك؟
I Really Like It! A'jabani haqqan! أعجبني حقا
I'm Hungry/ Thirsty. Ana jae'/ ana 'atshaan أنا جائع/ أنا عطشان
In The Morning/ Evening/ At Night. Sabahan/ masa'an/ laylan صباحا/ مساءا/ ليلا
This/ That. Here/There Hatha/ thalek. Huna/ hunaak (th as in that) هذا /ذلك. هنا/هناك
Me/ You. Him/ Her. Ana/ anta/ anti (you female). Houwa/ Hiya أنا/ أنت. هو/ هي
Really! Haqqan! حقا!
Look! Onzor / Onzori (female) أنظر! أنظري!
Hurry Up! Asre'/ Asre'ee (female) أسرع! أسرعي!
What? Where? Matha? Ayn? (th as in that) ماذا؟ أين؟
What Time Is It? kam essa'a? كم الساعة؟
It's 10 o'clock. 07:30pm. Enaha al 'ashera. Ennaha assaabe'a wa nesf. إنها العاشرة. إنها السابعة و النصف مساءا
Give Me This! A'teni hatheh! (th as in that) أعطني هذه!
I Love You! Uhibbok/ uhibboki (female) أحبك
I Feel Sick. ana mareed. أنا مريض.
I Need A Doctor ahtaju tabeeban! أحتاج طبيبا!
One, Two, Three wahed, ithnaan, thalatha (th as in think). واحد, إثنان, ثلاثة
Four, Five, Six arba'a, khamsa, sitta أربعة, خمسة, ستة
Seven, Eight, Nine, Ten sab'a, thamania (th as in think), tis'a, 'ashara. سبعة, ثمانية, تسعة, عشرة

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Good Night & Sweet Dreams! Laila sa'eda wa ahlaam ladida ليلة سعيدة و أحلام لذيذة!
I'm Sorry! (if you don't hear something) 3afwan! عفوا!
Sorry (for a mistake) Aasef! أسف!
No Problem! La moshkelah لامشكلة
Can You Say It Again? A3ed men fadlek!/ A3eedi men fadleki (fem) أعد من فضلك
Can You Speak Slowly? Takalam bebot' men fadlek/ fadleki (fem) تكلم ببطء من فضلك
Write It Down Please!
Oktobha men fadlek/ Oktobiha men fadleki (fem) أكتبها من فضلك! / أكتبيها من فضلك!
I Don't Understand! La afham! لا أفهم
I Don't Know! La a3ref! لآ أعرف!
I Have No Idea. La adri! لاأدري
What's That Called In Arabic? Ma esmoho bel arabiah? ما أسمه بالعربية؟
What Does "qit" Mean In English?
Mada ta3ni kalemat "qit" bel inglizia? ماذا تعني كلمة "قط" بالانجليزية؟
How Do You Say "Please" In Arabic?
Kaifa taqulu kalimat "please" bel arabia? كيف تقول كلمة "بليز" بالعربية؟
What Is This? Ma hadha (dh sound like the one in that) ما هذا؟
My Arabic Is Bad. Lughati al arabic laisat kama yajib لغتي العربية ليست كما يجب
I need to practice my Arabic
Ahtaaju an atadarraba 3ala al arabia! احتاج ان اتدرب على العربية
Don't Worry! La taqlaq! La taqlaqi (fem) لاتقلق/ لا تقلقي!


1. Open - Eftah ( Eftah Hada Folder - Open this Folder) * Hada=This
2. Close - Saker (Saker Hada Maktab - Close this Office)
3. Kam - How much/How many (Kam Foloos - How much Money?) *Foloos=Money
When you go to the Souk (Market): Kam Hada Samak? = How Much is (the/this) fish? * Samak=Fish
or simply point the fish and say "Kam Hada? or "Kam?"
4. When you go to a clinic for medical or when you apply for your company I.D.:
Inta/Inti Fi 2x2 Sora? - (You) Have 2x2 Photo(s)? * Inta (You for Males), Inti (You for Females), Fi (Have) and Sora (Photo)
5. Inta/Inti Filipini? (Are you Filipino?) Nationalities usually ends in "I" thus Filipini
6. Gib is an Arab word which was taken from the English word Give. It also means Give (Why B? Coz there's no V in Arabic language) / Manhak is the Arabic term for Give but Gib is already acceptable and very popular among Arabs and expats.
7. Ashra (10) - Remember this coz you need this to tell the taxicab driver you want to go to a certain place for 10 riyals even in reality it could reach 15 or 20 riyals. Don't go inside the taxi yet when you ask for "discount". Make sure the driver agrees with your price which is Ashra before you go inside the cab.
LEARN SOME "EVERYDAY ARABIC WORDS" SPOKEN HERE IN SAUDI ARABIA.

1. Mafi Mushkila - No Problem
3. Fi Mushkila - There's Problem
2. Mafi Mujod/Fi Mujod - Not Here/It's Here
3. Salam (Used in greetings, shorter for Salam Malaykum meaning peace be unto you!)
Just answer back "Salam" also
4. Miya Miya - 100% or Complete
5. Soweya - Little; Soweya Soweya (Gradually or Little by Little)
6. Shukran - Thanks
7. Afwan - Welcome
8. Kalas - Finished; Done; (Tapos!)
9. Kwuis- Good; OK
10.Shof- Look or Watch...
12. Kam- How much (for buying or for asking price/measurements)
13. Shokol - Work
14. Musta Ajil - Urgent (corrected)
15. Baden - If possible
16. Aiwa - Yes
17. La - No (usually heard as La la la la la but don't be offended by it)
DIRECTIONS:
1. Fok - Up
2. Tahat - Down
3. Alatul - Straight (Diretso) - can be used for taxis (go straight) or office (work straight)
4. Yasser - Left
5. Yameen- Right
6. Taal Hena!- Come here! (hint: Hena = here)
7. Barra- Outside
8. Guwa-Inside
1. INSHA ALLAH (hopefully in God's will..or loosely used for Maybe! Sana!) --> popularly heard and used.
2. MASHA ALLAH (Expression of appreciation of beauty that comes or given by God),
3. MISHMI ALLAH (in the name of GOD)
4. ALHAMDULI'LAH (Thanks be to God for all I have or Where I am) --> popularly heard and used.
5. BISIMALLAH in the name of God. (contraction for Bi ism allah)
Yes: na,am, aiwa
No: la
Hello: al salaam a' Laykum/marhaba
Hello: (reply) WA alaykum al salaam
Good Bye: ma salaama

Why?: lain?
Who?: meen?
When?: mata?
How?: kaif?
Days of the Week
Sunday: al ahad
Monday: al ithnain
Tuesday: al thalatha
Wednesday: al arba
Thursday: al khamees
Friday: al juma
Saturday: al sabat
Today: al youm
Yesterday: ams
Tomorrow: bukra, ghadan
After tomorrow: baad bukra
In the morning: fe al sabah
In the afternoon: baad al dhuar
Tonight: fel al massa

Eating
Bread: Khubz
Breakfast: Iftar
Dinner: Ashaa
Lunch: Gadaa
Coffee: Qahwa
Fish: Samak
Milk: Haleeb
Onion: Basal
Orange: Burdukali
Salad: Salata

Colors
Black: Aswad
Blue: Azrak
Brown: Jauzi, Buni
Green: Akhdar
Grey: Ramadi
Purple: Urjuwani,
Banafsaji (violet)
Red: Ahmar
Family
Brother: Akh
Daughter (of): Bint
Father: Ab
Grandfather: Jadd
Grandmother: Jaddah
Mother: Umm
Sister: Akht
Son (of): Ibn



Useful Arabic Words & Phrases
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(m) for male and (f) for female
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Word Arabic
Hello Salam - Marhaba

What is your name? Sho Ismak? (m) Sho Ismek? (m)

My name is ... Ismi ...

I don't speak Arabic Ana ma ba'aref ahkee Arabee

I speak Arabic a little Baa'ref Arabee Showayya


I / Me Ana

You Inta (m) Inti (f)

He Howwa

She Heyya

We Ehna

They Homm


Yes Na'am - Aaywa

No La'a
How are you? Keef halak? (m) Keef halek? (f)

Thanks God (answer to How are you?) Al-Hamdolillah

Fine (answer to How are you?) Kowayyes (m) Kowayyesah (f)

Good morning Sabah El-Khair

Good evening Masaa El-Khair

Goodbye Ma'assalama - Bye

Hopefully Inshalla


Thank you Shukran

Thanks indeed Shukran Jazilan

Welcome Afwan (answer to Shukran)

You are welcome Ahlan Wa Sahlan

Excuse me? (as question) Laww Smaht (m) Laww Smahti (female)

Excuse me! (as sorry) Afwan

Pardon me Samehni (m) Samehini (f)

If you please Min fadlak (m) Min fadlik (f)

Help me Sa'adni (m) Sa'adini (f)

Sorry Aasif

Congratulations Mabrook - Tahanina

Wait Istanna

Hurry up Besora'a

Go away Emshi


I want Biddi

We want Bidna

Do you want? Beddak (m) Beddek (f)


How much? Bekam? - Addesh?

This Hada

That Hadak

These Hadol

How much is this? Bekam Hada? - Addesh Hada?

What is this? Sho Hada?

Expensive Ghali

Too Much Kteer

Beautiful Jameel - Helow

Nice Lateef


Right Yameen

Left Shemal

Straight Doghree


Down Town Wast El-Balad

Street Share'a

Hotel Fondoq

Museum Mathaf

Mall Souq

Restaurant Mat'am

Hospital Mustashfa

Toilet / W.C. Hammam

Doctor Tabeeb

Police Shorta

Passport El-Jawaz

Identity Haweyya


Car Seyyara

Taxi Taxi Ojrah

Bus Bas

Airplane Teyyara

Train Qetar


Tea Shai

Coffee Ahwe

Food Akel

Juice Aaseer

Hubbly-bubbly water pipe Argila

Sugar Sokkar

Without Sugar Bdoun Sokkar

Milk Haleeb


The Bill El-Hesab

Invoice Fatora

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Useful Arabic phrases
English (Arabic) العربية
Welcome
(ahlan wa sahlan) أهلاً و سهلاً

Hello
(assa'lām ā'laykum) السلام عليكم
response - (wa ā'laykum assa'lām) و عليكم السلام
informal - (marḥabā) مرحبا
on phone - ('ālló) آلو
How are you?
(kaifa halok) كيف حالك؟
Long time no see
(lam naraka mundu mudda(h)) لم نرك منذ مدة
What's your name?
(má ismuk?) ما اسمك؟
(má huwa ismuk(i)) ما هو اسمك؟
my name is - (... ismee) ...اسمي
Where are you from?
(Men ayna anta/anti?) من أين أنت؟
I'm from ... - (Ana men ...) أنا من ...
Pleased to meet you
m (motasharefon bema'refatek) متشرف بمعرفتك
f (motasharefatun bema'refatek) متشرفة بمعرفتك
Good morning
(ṣabāḥul kẖayr) صباح الخير
Good afternoon/evening
(masā'ul kẖayr) مساء الخير
Good night
(taṣbaḥo 'alā kẖayr) تصبح على خير
(laylah sa'ēdah) ليلة سعيدة
Goodbye
(ila'lli'qa') إلى اللقاء (ma'a ssa'lāma) مع السلامة
Good luck
(bettawfēq) بالتوفيق!
Have a nice day
اتمنى لك يوما طيبا
Bon appetit
(bil haná wal shifá) بالهناء والشفاء / بالهنا والشفا
may you have your meal with gladness and health
Bon voyage
Happy Journey (rḥlah sʿīdah) رحلة سعيدة
Successful Journey (rḥlah mwaffaqah) رحلة موفق
I don't understand
(lā afham) لا أفهم

Please speak more slowly
(takalam bebot' men fadlek(i)) تكلم ببطء من فضلك
Please write it down
(oktobha men fadlek(i)) أكتبها من فضلك
Do you speak Arabic?
(hal tatakallamo alloghah al arabiah?) هل تتكلم اللغة العربية؟
Yes, a little (na'am, qaleelan) نعم, قليل
Excuse me
to attract attention - (men fathlek(i)) من فضلك!
to ask someone to move (alma'derah) المعذرة!
How much is this?
f - (bikam hādihi?) بكم هذه؟ \ m - (bikam hādā?) بكم هذا؟
Sorry
(āsef!) أسف
Thank you
(shukrān jazēlan) ﺷﻜﺮﺍﹰ جزيلا (shukrān) ﺷﻜﺮﺍﹰ
you're welcome - (al'afw) ألعفو
Where's the toilet?
(ain al-ḥammām?) أين الحمّام؟
Would you like to dance with me?
>m (hal tuħibb ʔan tarqus̱?) هل تحبْ أن ترقص؟
>f (tuħibbina ʔan tarqus̱ī?) تحبْين أل ترقصي؟
I love you
to a man (uħib:ukato) أُحِبُّكَ
to a woman - (uħib:uki) أُحِبُّكِ
How do you say ... in Arabic?
كيف تقول كلمة ... بالعربية؟
(Kaifa taqoulu kalimat ... bel arabia?)
Leave me alone!
to females - اتركيني male speaking - اتركني
Call the police!
(nādi ššariṭah) ناد الشرطة!
Merry Christmas
and a Happy New Year
اجمل التهاني بمناسبة الميلاد و حلول السنة الجديدة
(Ajmel altehani bemonasebt almīlad wa helol alseneh aljedīdah)
(kullu sina winta t̴ayyib - to a man) كل سنة وانت طيّب
(kullu sina winti t̴ayyiba - to a woman) كل سنة وانت طيّبة
Happy Easter
فِصْح سعيد
Happy Birthday
(kul sana wa inta tayyeb) كل سنة و انت طيب
(kul ʿam wa inta bihair) كل عام و أنت بخير
My hovercraft is full of eels
(ḥawwāmtī mumtilah biānqalaysūn) حَوّامتي مُمْتِلئة


Arabic Phrases
English Phrases Arabic Transliterated Phrases Arabic Script
Arabic Greetings:
Hi! Salam! سلام
Good Morning! Sabah el kheer صباح الخير
Good Evening! Masaa el kheer مساء الخير
Welcome! (to greet someone) Marhaban مرحبا
How Are You? Kaifa haloka/ haloki ( female) كيف حالك؟
I'm Fine, Thanks! Ana bekhair, shokran! أنا بخير شكرا
And You? Wa ant? / Wa anti? (female) و أنت؟
Good/ So-So. Jayed/ 'aadee جيد / عادي
Thank You (Very Much)! Shokran (jazeelan) شكرا (جزيلا)
You're Welcome! (for "thank you") Al'afw ألعفو
Hey! Friend! Ahlan sadiqi/ sadiqati! (female) أهلا صديقي /صديقتي!
I Missed You So Much! Eshtaqto elaika/ elaiki (female) katheeran إشتقت إليك كثيرا
What's New? Maljadeed? مالجديد؟
Nothing Much Lashai jadeed لا شيء جديد
Good Night! Tosbeho/ tosbeheena (female) 'ala khair/ تصبح/ تصبحين على خير
See You Later! Araka/ Araki (female) fi ma ba'd أراك في مابعد
Good Bye! Ma'a salama مع السلامة




Help & Directions:
I'm Lost Ada'tu tareeqi! أضعت طريقي!
Can I Help You? Hal beemkani mosa'adatuk? هل بإمكاني مساعدتك؟
Can You Help Me? Hal beemkanek mosa'adati? هل بإمكانك مساعدتي؟
Where is the (bathroom/ pharmacy)? Ayna ajedu (al merhaad/ assaidaliah)? أين أجد (المرحاض/ الصيدلية)؟
Go Straight! Then Turn Left/ Right! imshy ala tool, thumma 'arrij yaminan/ shimalan أمشٍ على طول ثم عرّج يمينا/ شمالا!
I'm Looking For John. Abhatu 'an John أبحث عن جون
One Moment Please! Lahda men fadlek/ fadleki (female) لحظة من فضلك
Hold On Please! (phone) ibqa/ ibqay (female) ala al khat raja'an إبقى/ أبقي علي الخط رجاءا!
How Much Is This? Kam howa thamanoh? (th as in bath) كم هو ثمنه؟
Excuse Me ...! ( to ask for something) Men fathlek/ fathleki (female) (th as in that) من فضلك
Excuse Me! ( to pass by) Alma'derah! المعذرة
Come With Me! Ta'ala/ ta'alay (female) ma'ee! تعال معي!
Personal Info:
Do You Speak (English/ Arabic)? Hal tatakallamu alloghah alenjleziah/ alarabiah? هل تتكلم اللغة الإنجليزية /العربية؟
Just a Little. Qaleelan! قليلا!
What's Your Name? Ma esmouk? Ma esmouki? ما إسمك؟
My Name Is …. Esmee… إسمي....
Mr.../ Mrs.…/ Miss… Assayed…/ Assayeda…/ Al anesah ... السيد... /السيدة/ الانسة...
Nice To Meet You! Motasharefon/ motasharefatun (f) bema'refatek متشرف / متشرفة بمعرفتك
You're Very Kind! Anta lateef/ Anti lateefa أنت لطيف! أنتِ لطيفة!
Where Are You From? Men ayna anta/ anti (female)? من أين أنت؟
I'm From (the U.S/ Morocco) Ana men (amreeka/ almaghrib) أنا من (أمريكا/ المغرب)
I'm (American) Ana (amreeki/ amrekiah (female) أنا أمريكي/أمريكية
Where Do You Live? Ayna taskun?/ Ayna taskuneen? (female) أين تسكن؟ أين تسكنين؟
I live in (the U.S/ France) A'eesho fel welayat almotaheda/ faransa أعيش في الولايات المتحدة/ فرنسا
Did You Like It Here? Hal istamta'ta bewaqtika/ bewaqtiki (f) huna? هل استمتعت بوقتك هنا؟
Morocco Is a Wonderful Country Al maghrib baladun jameel! المغرب بلد جميل!
What Do You Do For A Living? Ma mehnatuk? Mehnatuki (female) ما مهنتك؟
I Work As A (Translator/ Businessman) A'mal ka(motarjim/ rajul a'maal) أعمل كمترجم/ كرجل أعمال
I Like Arabic Ohibbu allughah al arabia أحب اللغة العربية
I've Been Learning Arabic For 1 Month adrusu allughah al arabia mundu shahr أدرس اللغة العربية منذ شهر
Oh! That's Good! Hada shay'un Jameel هذا شيء جميل
How Old Are You? Kam howa umruk? umroki (female) كم هو عمرك؟
I'm (twenty, thirty…) Years Old. Umri ( 'eshreen/ thalatheen) sanah (th as in bath) عمري (عشرين/ ثلاثين) سنة
I Have To Go Yajebu an athhaba al aan! (th as in that) يجب أن اذهب الآن
I Will Be Right Back! Sa arje'o halan







Pronunciation
A: as in 'had'
E: as in 'bet'
I: as in 'hit'
O: as in 'hot'
U: as in 'put'

Basics
I: ana
You (sg): inta/inti (m/f)
He: huwa
She: hiya
We: nahnu
You (pl): untum/inti (m/f)
They: uhum

Greetings
Hello: as-salam alaykum
Hello (response): wa alaykum e-salam
Goodbye (person leaving): ma'a salama
Goodbye (person staying): alla ysalmak
Good morning: sabaH ala-kheir
Good afternoon: masa' al-kheir
Good night: tisbaH ala-kheir
Welcome: ahlan wa sahlan OR marHaba

Basics
Yes: aiwa/na'am
No: la
Maybe: mumkin
Please: min fadhlik
Thank you: shukran
You're welcome: afwan
Excuse me: lo tismaH
OK: tayib
No problem: mafi mushkila

Small talk
How are you?: kef Halak?
Fine thanks: zein al-Hamdulillah
What's your name?: shismak?
My name is?: ismi ?
I understand: ana fahim
I don't understand: la afham
I speak?: ana atakallam ?
Do you speak?: titkallam ??
English: inglizi
French: fransawi
German: almani
I don't speak Arabic: ma-atakallam arabi

Getting Around
Where is (the)??: wein (al-) ??
Airport: al-matar
Bus stop: mokaf al-bas
Bus station: maHattat al-bas
Taxi stand: maHattat tax
Bus: bas
Car: sayyara
Horse: Hsan
Camel: jamal
Taxi: tax

Directions
Address: onwan
Street: shari'
Number: raqam
City: madina
Here: hni
There: hnak
Next to: yam
Opposite: gbal/mgabel
Behind: wara
To: min

Signs
Entry: dukhol
Exit: khuruj
Toilets (men): Hammam lirrijal
Toilets (women): Hammam linnisa'a
Hospital: mustashfa
Police: shurta

Days
Monday: yom al-idhnayn
Tuesday: yom al-dhaladh
Wednesday: yom al-arba'
Thursday: yom al-khamis
Friday: yom al-jama'a
Saturday: yom as-sabt
Sunday: yom al-Had

Numbers
Zero: sifr
One: waHid
Two: idhnin
Three: dhladha
Four: arba'a
Five: khamsa
Six: sitta
Seven: sab'a
Eight: dhimania


Basic Arabic Phrases
naäam. Yes.
laa. No.
min faDlik. Please.
shukran. Thank you.
äafwan. You're welcome.
aläafw. Excuse me.
arjuu almaädhira. I am sorry.
sabaaH alkhayr. Good morning.
masaa' alkhayr. Good evening.
tuSbiH äalaa khayr. Good night.
Arabic Phrases for Meeting and Greeting
hal tataHaddath al'ingiliiziyya? Do you speak English?
hal yuwjad aHad hunaa yataHaddath al'ingiliiziyya?
Does anyone here speak English?
anaa ataHaddath faqaT qaliil min aläarabiyya.
I only speak a little Arabic.
maa ismuk? What is your name?
ismii Hasan. My name is Hasan.
kayfa Haluk? How are you?
anaa bikhayr shukran. I'm fine, thank you.
anaa saäiid jiddan bimuqaabalatak. I am very glad to meet you.
anaa laa afham. I don't understand.
madhaa taquul? What did you say?
hal yumkinuk attaHadduth bibuT'. Can you speak more slowly?
anaa afham tamaaman. I understand perfectly.

Arabic is a difficult language but not very difficult. I hope above basic phrases will help you to learn Arabic.
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Basic Arabic Phrases

Basic Arabic Phrases

Introduction

Assalaam Alaikum -Peace be up on you
To which the reply is:
Wa Alaikum assalaam -And peace be upon you
This phrase will be used in many different contexts when meeting people.
Marhabbah - hello
to which the reply is:
Marhabbteen - hello
This is probably the equivalent of saying hi in the UK

Sabah al khair - good morning
To which the reply is:
Sabah al noor

Masah al khair -good afternoon / evening
To which the reply is:
Masah al noor

Shukran (jazeelan) -thank you (very much) To which the reply is:
Aafwaan -you're welcome
An alternative to Shukran is Mushkoor

Ahlan wa sahlan -Welcome
To which the reply is:
Ahlan beek - welcome to you (to a male)
Ahlan beech (to a female)
Ahlan beekum (to a group)
This is usually used in introductions

Keef haluk? -How are you?
Sometimes shortened to Keefak
To which the reply is:
Al hamdu lillah (bi khair) - praise be to Allah (well)
This should be the usual reply.
You could use:
Ana bikhayr, shukran - I am fine, thank you
Weyn inta - Literally, where are you?, but probably equivalent to Long time no see
Occasionally you will hear:
Shu-ukhbaarak -what's your news? - which you would reply to in the normal way

Aysh ismuk -what is your name?
Ismi Jason -my name is Jason

Titakellem ingleezi -do you speak English?
Ana la atakellem al arabi -I don't speak Arabic
Terrref arabi? -do you know Arabic
Atakullum inglieezi -I speak English

Inta min weyn? -where are you from?
Ana min ingliterra -I'm from England
Umreeka -USA
Oostraaalia -Australia
Al imaraaat -UAE
Wa inta? -and you?

Maasalaamah -Goodbye
To which the reply is:
Fi aman allah or Maasalaamah

Miscellaneous Words

Inshallah -If Allah wishes
This phrase is used in reference to a future, since all things are at Allah's will. So if you say, see you tomorrow, you might be replied with Inshallah. Indeed, it is used in numerous contexts. You'll send me the report tomorrow? -Inshallah.
Maashallah -What Allah wishes
This is used when complimenting something, usually in the context of family or health.
Mabrook - Congratulations
This is used in any congratulatory context, more so than you would use in English.

Naam - yes
Aywa - yeah/ok
La - no
Min fudluk - please
Shoo? - what?
Shoofi mafi? -what's up? or what's the matter?
Shoo hada? - what is this?
Mafi mushkil -no problem
Itfudul -by my guest / my pleasure


When you sneeze you say
Al hamdu lillah
To which someone will say
Yer humkullah
And you will say again
Yer hamna wa yer humkum

Tamaam - perfect
Baadin - later
Dilwaati - now
Ilyoum - today
Bukra - tomorrow
Ashoofook bukra - see you tomorrow
Aadhi - it's normal
Jebli shai - bring me some tea
Kallemni - call me/talk to me
Ma adhri - I dont know
Maa-i-khussni - its not my problem
Inta kida - thumbs up
Intaa tabaan thumbs down
Areed areef - i want to know
Mumken asaduq - can i help you
Sida - straight
Yasar - left
Yameen - right
Tabaan - of course
Andi - i have
Kam -how much
Affwaan -excuse me
Kull -everything


Numbers


0 -siffr
1 -wahid
2 -itnain
3 -thalatha
4 -arba
5 -khumsah
6 -settah
7 -sabaa
8 -thamaaneeya
9 -tissaa
10 -asharah
11 -ihda shaar
12- ithna shaar
13 -thalatha shaar
14 - arba ata shaar
15 -khamsta shaar
16 -sitta shaar
17 -saba ata shaar
18 -tamantha shar
19 -tis ata shar
20 -ishrin
21 -wahid wa ishrin
22 -ithain wa ishrin
23 -thalatha wa ishrin
24 -arbaa wa ishrin etc
30 -thalath een
40 -arba een
50 -khamseen
60 -sitteen
70 -sabeen
80 -thamaneen
90 -tiseen
100 -miyya
200 -mittain
251 -thalatha miyaa
400 -arba miyya etc
1000 -alf
2000 -alfain
2510 -thalaathat aalaf
4000 -arbaat aalaf
Louti - gay
Dawar dawar - roaming


S/N Arabic Word Meaning in English Example/Application

1 TAAL COME HERE taal hena means = come here
2 ROUH GO -
3 WAASTA GOOD CONNECTIONS if you have waasta you will be promoted
4 MABROUK CONGRATULATIONS -
5 MAWJOUD AVAILABLE/EXISTING MODER MAFI MAWJOUD = Manager not here
6 HAYAWAN ANIMAL YA HAYAWAN = CALLING SOMEBODY AS ANIMAL = INSULT









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BARID COLD

TAKHFYA FIGHTER



Hi! Salam! سلام
Good Morning! Sabah el kheer صباح الخير
Good Evening! Masaa el kheer مساء الخير
Welcome! (to greet someone) Marhaban مرحبا
How Are You? Kaifa haloka/ haloki ( female) كيف حالك؟
I'm Fine, Thanks! Ana bekhair, shokran! أنا بخير شكرا
And You? Wa ant? / Wa anti? (female) و أنت؟
Good Jayed جيد
Thank You (Very Much)! Shokran (jazeelan) شكرا (جزيلا)
You're Welcome! Al3afu ألعفو
Hey! Friend! Ahlan sadiqi/ sadiqati! (female) أهلا صديقي /صديقتي!
I Missed You So Much! Eshtaqto elaika/ elaiki (female) katheeran إشتقت إليك كثيرا
What's New? Maljadeed? مالجديد؟
Nothing Much Lashai jadeed لا شيء جديد
Good Night! Tosbeho/ tosbeheena (female) 3ala khair/ تصبح/ تصبحين على خير
See You Later! Araaka/ Araaki (female) fi ma ba3d أراك في مابعد
Good Bye! Ma3a salama مع السلامة
Good Luck! Bettawfeeq بالتوفيق!
Happy Birthday! Eid meelad sa3eed! عيد ميلاد سعيد
Happy New Year! Sana sa3eedah! سنة سعيدة
Merry Christmas! 3eed meelad majeed! عيد ميلاد مجيد!
Happy Eid! Eid mobarak! عيد مبارك!
Happy Ramadan Ramadan mobarak! رمضان مبارك
Congratulations! Mabrook! مبروك!
Enjoy! (For meals…) Shahia tayebah! شهية طيبة
I'd Like To Visit Morocco One Day Arghabu bezeyarat al maghrib. أرغب بزيارة المغرب
Say Hi To John For me. Sallem 3ala John men ajli سلِّم على (جون) من أجلي
Bless you (when sneezing) Rahimaka Allah/ Rahimaki Allah (female) رحمك الله
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Add a character before every line:


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