Basic Arabic Useful Phrases and Grammar Rules

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Basic Arabic Useful
Phrases and Grammar
Rules
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Marhaba
Ana ismii (Danni)
(Ta-sha-ruf-na)
Hello! My name is (Danni)
(it’s nice to meet you!)
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Ana Amrekeeya (I’m American)
Ana askoon fe North Carolina (I live in North
Carolina)
Ana askoon ma’a(m’3) oostratee fe baet sagheer
(I live with my family in a small house) – Baet =
house ; sagheer = small (large = kabeer)
Further an introduction
La7em = Meat
Haleeb = Milk
Fawaka = Fruit
 Samaka = fish
Maa = water
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Vegetable=khodar
Tea=Chai (Shay)
Coffee=alqahuwa
Food matters
Low-Samat (Excuse me!)
 Ana oreed an ashrub al-haleeb min fadlak!
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(excuse me, I want to drink milk please)
(oreed= want) (an=to) (Ashrub = drink) (min fadlak=please!)
What chu want?
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Akal = eat AND AL-AKAL = Food
Ana oreed an akal salata fatoosh wa
hammus
(I want to eat fatoosh salad and hammus)
Wants; continued
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Ayena = Where?
Maktab = Office
Maktaba = Library
Madrasa = School
Baet = House
Hammam = Bathroom
*(May I go to the bathroom?)
Mumkin athhab ela al-hammam??
(remember low-samat with asking where something
is! Be polite! )
WHERE IS IT?!
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Keyfa Halak? How are you
Ana T3bana (I’m tired)
Ana Sa3eeda (im happy!)
Ana mareeda (I’m sick)
Ana Bakheer (I’m good!)
Wa enta? (and you?)
***Enta is what you say to a MALE
ENTEE is what you say to a FEMAL
And (a)’s represent feminism. If you’re a girl
you say “ana mareeda) guys say “Mareed”
How are you feeling?
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Ana la a7eb alwajeb (I do not like the homework)
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“I’m working on my homework with my friend” (ana a3mal wajabee
m3 sadeeqee) a3mal = work; wajabee = MY homework
m3=with and sadeeqee = friend (MALE)
*Sadee-qa-tee (my FEMALE friend)
ASDAQAEEE = MY FRIENDS (plural)
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Ana a7eb an ashrub al-chai (I like to drink tea)
Like/don’t like/with friends
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Howa = He ; Heya = She
Example Verb: I Play=al3b and Aheb = I like
(I) Ana aheb an al3b m3 walidee (I like to
play with my dad)
(she) Heya Toheb an tal3b m3 walidoha
(howa) Howa yoheb an yal3b m3 walidohoo
(She/he likes to play with his/her dad)
CJUGATION
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Enta = You (m) Entee (f)
(Quick fact: “hal” is what you say when
asking a certain kind of question)
Talking to male: Do you like the milk?
(hal to7eb al-haleeb??)
Talking to a female: (Hal to7ebeen alhaleeb?)
Conj. Cont.
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