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Words used in Egypt's Arabic language that has origin in foreign languages or similar, and others used in these languages but were derived from Arabic.
Click on the Arabic pronunciation to hear the desired word.
Abbreviations in the "Word" column stand for the languages using the word as follows:

  (e) = English
  (f) = French
  (it) = Italian
  (sp) = Spanish
  (pr) = Portuguese

Word Arabic Pronunciation Meaning Comments
Abat jour (f) Aba joara Spotlight  
Aerial (e) Airyal Antenna  
Affiche (f) Affeesh Billboard  
Afreet (e) Afreet Demon, Naughty boy  
Agenda (e) Agenda    
Album (e) Alboam    
Alcade, Alcalde (sp) Cadi Judge  
Alcaide (sp) Al- Kaed The leader  
Alchimia (it) Al-Kimia Alchemy, Chemistry  
Alcohol (e) Alcohol   of Arabic origin
Algebra (e) Algabr   of Arabic origin
Allah (e) Allah God  
Aluminum (e) Alomonyom    
Amber (e) Anbar    
America (e) Amrica USA  
Anemia (e) Anemia    
Antica (e) Antika Antiquity,Old valuables  

Arabesque (e)What does it mean?

Arabesk    
Arrack (e) Arack Arabic liquor  
Arroz (pr) Rozz Rice  
Arsenal (e) Arsenal   of Arabic origin
Ascenseur (f) Asansair Elevator, Lift  
Asphalt (e) Asfalt    
Aspirin (e) Aspreen    
Atelier (f) Atelyeh Artist's workroom  
Atlas (e) Atlas    
Au revoir (f) Oh revwar Goodbye among high classes
Auberge (f) Oberj Hotel name of a famous hotel in Egypt
Autobus (e) (f) Autobees    
Automatic (e) Automatic    
Automobile (e) Automobeel Car no longer used
Avvocato (it) Avocato Lawyer not used so much
Azeite (pr) Zeitt Oil  
Azeituna (pr) Zatuna Olice  
Bachelor (e) Bakaloryous B.Sc.  
Bagno (it) Banio W.C. , Bathroom, Restroom  
Baignoire (f) Benwar Theatre box see baignoire
Baksheesh (e) Baksheesh Tips of Persian origin
Balcone (it) Balacona Balcony  
Bank (e) Bank    
Barbecue (e) Barbaicue    
Baron (e) Baroan    
Basketball (e) Basketball    
Batteria (it) Battareya Battery  
Bazaar (e) Bazaar    
Beach buggy (e) Bitch buggy    
Benzene (e) Banzeen Gas, Petrol  
Benzina (it) Banzeena Gas station  
Bienale (it) Benali Art exhibition  
Biliardo (it) Billiardo Billiard  
Billion (e) Bilion   See Milliard
Bint (e) Bent Girl of Arabic origin
Birra (it) Beara Beer  
Biscuits (e) Baskoat Cookies  
Blazer (e) Blaizer    
Blusa (it) Blusa, Bloaza Blouse  
Bomba (it) Bomba Bomb  
Bonbon (f) Bonboani Candies  
Borsa (it) Borsa Bourse  
Boss (e) Boss    
Bouquet (f) (e) Bouquet    
Boutique (f) Boateek Small shops  
Bravo (it) (e) Bravo Well-done  
Brooch (e) Brosh Breast pin  
Brutto (it) Brotta Dumpy, Pudgy  
Buffet (f) Boufeah Buffet (meal served)  
Bulbul (e) Bolbol Nightingale of Arabic origin
Bulldozer (e) Buldozer    
Burnoose (e), Burnus (it) Burnus    
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