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General Phrases - Drinks - Food - Directions - Nationalities

Post by DJKeefy » Wed Feb 02, 2005 5:42 am

GENERAL CONVERSATIONAL PHRASES
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Are you married ?			inta/inti [m/f] mitgawwiz/a [m/f] ?
Can I sit here ?			mumkin aglis hunaa ?
Do you have anything cheaper ?		'andak haaga arkhas ?	   
Fine - thanks to God ! [ formal ]	kwayis awee elhumdillilah
Good evening				masa el khir	   
Good evening [in reply]			masa el nur	   
Happy New Year				kol senna inta tayeb
Happy to see you !			mabsut alshan shuftak !	   
How are you ? [ to a man ]		issayak ?
How are you ? [ to a woman ]		issayik ?
How much ?				bikam ?
How much is this ?			biykam di ?   
How old are you ?			andak/ik [m/f] kam sana ?   
I am ___ years.				andee ___ sana	   
I live in Egypt				ana sakan fee Masr 
I want [speaker a man]			aiyz
I want [speaker a woman			aiyza
I'm a vegetarian			ana nabaatee/yya [m/f]
I'm alone				ana wahdii
I'm here on holiday			ana hina fee agaaza
I'm pleased to meet you			tasharrafna   
I'm single				ana Aazib/Aazba (m/f)   
I'm with a [female] friend		ana maha sadeeqa  
I'm with a [male] friend		ana maha sadeeq  
I'm with my boyfriend			ana maha sahbii 
I'm with my girlfriend			ana maha sahbatii 
It's not possible			mish mumkin   
It's not your business			mish shorlak   
It's very expensive			da rali awi
Let's go !				yellabina
may we have the bill please ?		mumkin al-hesab, law samaht ?
My name is .				ismeeâ
See you later !.			ashufak/ik [m/f] ba'dayn   
See you tommorrow evening !		ashufak/ik [m/f] bukra billayl   
See you tomorrow !			ashufak/ik [m/f] bukra 
That's fine				maashi
We are married				ehna mitgawwiz   
We live together			naskun mahabahd 
What's this ?				ay da ?
What's your address ?			ainwaanak/ik [m/f] ay ?   
What's your name ?(m) 			ismak ay ?	
Where are you from [to a man]		inta min feyn ?	   
Where do you live ?			inta/inti [m/f] sakan fayn ?   
Who's that with you ?			min mahak ?
YES AND NO
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Excuse me			Low samat 	   
I am sorry			ana aasif/a [m/f]	   
I don't understand		mish fahim	   
No				la	   
No thank you			la shukran	   
Please [to a man		minfadlak	   
please [to a woman]		minfadlik	   
Thank you			shukran	   
Yes				aiywa [or occasionally] naam
you're welcome			afwan
PERSONAL COMPLIMENTS
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You are handsome		Inta wasim
	affectionate		muhib(a)	   
	attractive		gazzaab	   
	beautiful		jameel(a)	   
	delicious		lazeez(a)	   	   
	intelligent		zakee(ya)	   
	kind			hanuun(a)	   
	You look great !	shaklak helw !	 
Honey (f)			inti aseel
MILD INSULTS
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You are ugly			inta wehesh(a)	   
	dirty			wisikh/wiskha	   
	disgusting		qaser(a)	   
	very boring		mumil(a) awee	   
	very fat		tikhiin(a) awee	   
	mean			bakhil(a)	   
	crazy			magnoon(a)	   
	evil			shiriir(a)
OCCUPATIONS
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Accountant		muhaasib/a [m/f]	   
actor			mumassil/a [m/f]	   
archaeologist		aalim hafriyaat	   
architect		muhandis/a hafriyaat [m/f]	   
artist			fanaan/a [m/f]	   
businessman		ragil a'maal	   
businesswoman		sayyidat a'maal	   
chef			tabakh/a [m/f]	   
dentist			tabiib asnaan	   
doctor			duktor/a [m/f]	   
engineer		muhandis/a [m/f]	   
farmer			muzaaari'	   
guard			haares	   
housekeeper		sitt bayt	   
journalist		sahaafee	   
labourer		aamil	   
lawyer			muhamii	   
manager			mudeer/a [m/f]	   
mechanic		mekaneeki	   
musician		mooseeqaar/a [m/f]	   
nurse			mumarrid/a [m/f]	   
photographer		musawwar/a [m/f]	   
policeman		shurtee	   
secretary		sikriteer/a [m/f]	   
student			talib/a [m/f]	   
teacher			mudarris/a [m/f]	   
tourist guide		murshid/a [m/f]	   
translator		mutarjim/a [m/f]	   
waiter			garsoon/a [m/f]	   
writer			mu'allif/a [m/f]
NATIONALITIES
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Where are you from [to a woman]	inti min feyn ?	   
Where is he from ? 		huwa min feyn ?	   
Where are they from ?		humma min feyn ?	   
I'm from			ana min	   
We're from			ehna min
	   
America				amrika	   
Australia			ustralya	   
Canada 				kanada	   
Egypt				musr	   
England				inglaterra	   
France				fransa	   
Germany				almanya	   
Italy				italiyya	   
Japana				lyaban	   
Netherlands			holanda	   
New Zealand			nyu zilanda	   
Russia				roosya	   
Scotland			iskootlanda	   
Spain				isbanya	   
Sweden				as-swid	   
Switzerland			swisra	   
Turkey				torkeya	   
Wales				waylz
DIRECTIONS
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taxi !			taksi !	   
I want to go to		ureed arooh le....	   
How do you get to ?	kayf tarooh le......	   
Where can I get ?	min feyn ajeeb....	   
turn			hawid	   
left			yasaar	   
right			yameen	   
straight ahead		ala tool
FINDING PLACES
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Where is the ....?	feyn ?	   
bank			el bank	   
bar			el bar	   
barber			el halleq	   
bookshop		el maktaba	   
bus station/stop	el muhattit autobees	      
chemist			es saydileya	   
church			el kaneesa	   
cinema			es sinema	   
department store	el mahall	   
disco			el disko	   
embassy			es safara	   
hospital		el mustashfa	   
hotel			el fundooq	   
kebab restaurant	el haatee	   
kiosk			el kushk	   
laundry			el maghsala	   
market			es sooq	   
men's toilet		el twalet ar-ragel	   
mosque	 		gaamia / masjid	   
museum			mathaf	   
newsagent		el maktaba	   
old city		el medina el qadima	   
palace			el qasr	   
patisserie		el halawaanee	   
police			el bolis	   
post office		el busta [or] el maktab el bareed   
railway station		el mahattat al atr	   
restaurant		el mataam	   
shop [ small ]		el dukkaan	   
square			el midan	   
street			es-sharia'	   
telephone centr		ees-sentraal	   
theatre			el masrah	   
toilet/toilets		el twalet	   
train stationel		mahattat al atr	   
travel agent		el maktab es-seyaaha
DRINKS
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Beer			beera	   
two beers		ithnayn beera
lemon juice		aseer laymoon 	   
mango juice		aseer manga	   
milk			leban	   
orange juice		aseer burtu'an / aseer burtuqaal
cup of tea		finjaan shay
cup of coffee		finjaan kahwa / finjaan neskafay	   
with/without		bi/bidoon	   
sugar			sukkar	   
milk			leban
FRUIT, VEGETABLES & MEAT
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Fruits			fawakeeh	   
apples.			tufaah	   
apricots		mishmish	   
bananas			mawz	   
dates			balah	   
figs			teen	   
grapes			'ainab	   
lemons			laymoon haamid	   
mangos			manga	   
oranges			burtu'aan 	   
peaches			khookh	   
pineapples		anaanaas	   
plums			barqooq	   
Sharon fruit		kaka	   
watermelons		bateekh


Vegetables		khudrawat	   
artichokes		kharshoof	   
asparagus		kishkalmaaz	   
beans [ green ] 	fasulya	   
beetroots		bangar	   
cabbages		kurumb	   
carrots			gazar	   
cauliflowers		arnabeet	   
chickpeas		hummus	   
cucumber		khiyaar	   
garlic			toom	   
leeks			kuraat	   
lentils			ads	   
lettuces		khas	   
onions			basal	   
peas			bisilla	   
potatoes		batatis	   
rice			ruz	   
spinach			sabaanikh	   
tomatoes		tamatim


Meat			lahm	   
beef			lahm bagar	   
chicken			firakh	   
kidney			kilwa	   
lamb			lahm dani	   
liver			kibda	   
mutton			kharoof	   
pork			khanzeer	   
steak			filay



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