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Basic Words
The table below illustrates words and phrases in English followed by the Arabic transliteration in Latin letters and finally the Arabic transcript.
Clicking on the transliteration, you'll hear the the pronunciation. Click here for the transliteration rules.
Yes
aywa
No
la / la'a
What is your name?
esmak eih?
My name is ...
esmi .
Welcome
ahlan
Hello
salamu Aalekom
Pleased to meet you
tashârrâfna
Nice meeting you
forSa saAieda
How are you ?
ezzayyak?
Fine
kewayyes el-Hamdu lellah
Good morning
SâbâH el-kheir
Good morning [in response]
SâbâH el-nour
Good evening
misa' el- kheir
Good evening[in response]
misa' el- nour
Good night
teSbaH Aala kheir
Good night [in response]
wenta men ahlo
Good bye
maAa salama
Excuse me
-Aan eznak
-esmaHli

Sorry
assef
Please
-men fâDlâk
-law samaHt

Thank you
ashkorak / mersi
Thanks very much
shokrân gazilan
You are welcome
el-Aafo
Do you speak .
enta betetkallem .
English
engelizi
French
fârânsawi
German
almani
Italian
eTâli
Spanish
asbani
I don't know Arabic
ana mesh Aaref Aarabi
I don't understand
mesh fahem
I understand
fahem
To your health
fi SeHHetak
How do you say that in Arabic?
ezzay to'olha bel Aarabi
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