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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
Cable (f) (e) Cabl Cable  
Cadeau (f) Cadooh Gift among high classes
Cadi (e) Cadi Judge similar to Alcalde (sp)
Cadre (f) Cadr Frame  
Cafeteria (e) Cafeteria    
Caftan (e) Koftan A long full robe of Persian origin
Cambiale (it) Kembiala Bill of exchange  
Camel (e) Gamal   of Arabic origin
Camera (e) Camera    
Cameriera (it) Cameraira Chambermaid no longer used
Camise (e) Camees Shirt  
Campagnia (it) Coppania   not popular nowadays
Canal (e) Canal, Canah Waterway  
Canary (e) Canary    
Cans (e) Kaans Beverage tins  
Cantaloupe (f) Cantaloap Cantaloupe  
Canteen (e) Canteen    
Cap (e) Cap    
Capote (e) (f) (sp) Cappout Hood, Bonnet  
Cappuccino (it) Cappuccino Hot espresso coffee among high classes
Capsula (it) Capsula Capsule  
Captain (e) Capten    
Caravan (e) Caravan    
Caretta (sp) Caretta Carriage (drawn by horses)  
Carro (it) Carro Donkey carts  
Carte (f) Cart Card  
Cartone (it) Carton Pasteboard  
Cartouche (f) Khartoush Cartridge  
Cash (e) Cash    
Casino (e) (it) Cazino    
Casquette (f) Casketta Cap  
Casseruola (e) Cassarola Casserole  
Casseruola (it) Cassarola Casserole  
Cassette (e) Kasett Tape recorder  
Casual (e) Cajwal    
Central (e) Centraal Telephone central  
Ceramic (e) Serameek    
Chaise-longue (f) Chaise long    
Chalet (f) (e) Shalaih Cottage  
Chauffeur (f) Chauffeur    
Chic (f) (e) Sheek Stylish  
Chips (e) Chepsy Potato chips  
Christmas (e) Krismas    
Cifra (it) Shafra Code of Arabic origin
Cigar (e) Sigar    
Cinema (e) Sinima    
Cioccolata (it) Shokolata Chocolate  
Cipher (e) Sefr Zero of Arabic origin
Cirque (f) Serk Circus  
Classic (e) Classic    
Coach (e) Cotsh Trainer, Master  
Coffin (e) Caffan    
Cognac (e) Conyac    
Coiffeur (f) (e) Coiffeur Women hairdresser  
Coleman (e) T Colman Water Cooler, Big thermos  
Colla (it) Colla Type of glue  
Colocasia (it) Colcaas Taro  
Combinaison (f) Compelizon Slip, Lingerie  
Commandos (e) Comandoz    
Commedia (it) Comaidia Comedy  
Commodino (it) Comodino Cabinet  
Computer (e) Computer    
Console (e) Console Console table  
Consul (e) Consul    
Consulto (it) Consolto Physicians' consultation  
Contessa (it) Contesa Countess  
Contratto (it) Contrato Contract no longer used
Coperta (it) Coverta Blanket  
Copra (e) (it) Copra    
Corban (e) Corban   in christianity
Cordon (e) Cordon, Cardon    
Cornice (it) (e) Cornaish Frame  
Corsage (f) (e) Corsaaj    
Cotton (e) Qotn   of Arabic origin
Cravatta (it) Cravatta, Caravatta Cravat, Necktie  
Cream (e) Cream    
Cuffia (it) Cuffia Hood  
Cumin (e) Cammoun    
Delta (e) Delta River mouth  
Dervish (e) Darwish    
Dictator (e) Dectatoar    
Diploma (e) (it) Diploma, Diploam    
Direçao (pr) Dereksion Driving wheel  
Disco (e) Disco    
Dish (e) Desh Dish antenna  
Doctor Doctor, Doctoar    
Douche (e) Dosh Shower of Italian origin "doccia"
Duke (e) Doak    
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