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USEFUL ARABIC EXPRESSIONS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General Greetings

When entering a room

Assalaamu alaykum

When entering a room - response

Wa alaykum assalaam

Informal greeting

Marhaba

Informal greeting - response

Marhabtayn

How are you? 

Schloonak?

How are you? - response

Unna zayn, al humdulilah  

Good bye

Maa Salaama

Good bye - response

Maa Salaama

Go with God

Fiimaanillah

Please

Min fadlak, min fadleek (f)

Pleased to meet you

Tisharrafna

Expressions

My name is______

Isme _____

What is your name 

Aysh Ismak? (male)

What is your name 

Aysh Ismeek? (female)

I am _____

Unna min _____

Thank you

Shookran

You're welcome (pardon me, sorry)

Offwan

I'm sorry

Assif

Yes

Naam

No

Laah

How much?

Kum?

Today

Al yaum

Tomorrow

Bookrah

Where are you going?

Wayn royehh?

When are you coming back?

Shawakkat jhayee?

Directions - straight

Gaddam

Directions - right

Yamean

Directions - left

Yasaar

Food

Bread

khubs

Water

mwai

Meat (lamb)

lahham

Coffee

kahhwa

Tea

chai

Milk

haleeb

Without

bidun

Chicken

farrooj, djaj

Sugar

succar

Beer

beera, farida

Fish

summak

Ground meet on skewer

kebab

Shaved meat (gyro)

shawarma


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