Arabic Phrases

Welcome to our seventh lesson about popular Arabic phrases. This page will include greetings, questions, emergency and survival expressions, asking for direction, language practice, introducing yourself, holiday wishes, and finally some travel phrases.

Greetings
Arabic
Pronunciation
hi
سلام
[salam] Audio
how are you?
كيف حالك؟
[kaif haluk?] Audio
I'm good, thank you
أنا بخير، شكرا
[ana bekheir, shukran] Audio
and you?
و أنت؟
[wa ant?] Audio
what is your name?
ما إسمك؟
[ma ismuk?] Audio
my name is Maya
إسمي مايا
[ismi Maya] Audio
nice to meet you
متشرف بمعرفتك
[mutasharef bemarefatek] Audio

Asking Questions
Arabic
Pronunciation
What do you mean?
ماذا تعني؟
[mada taani?] Audio
I don't understand
لا أفهم
[la afham] Audio
I don't know
لا أعرف
[la aaref] Audio
What is that called in Arabic?
ماذا يعني هذا بالعربية؟
[mada yaani hada bel arabia?] Audio
What is this?
ما هذا؟
[ma hada?] Audio
What does that word mean in English?
ماذا تعني هذه الكلمة بالإنجليزية؟
[mada taani hadeh alkalima belinjlizia?] Audio
Sorry (if you make a mistake)
أسف
[asef] Audio

Emergency Phrases
Arabic
Pronunciation
Help
النجدة
[annajda] Audio
Call the ambulance
إتصل بالإسعاف
[ettasel bel isaaf] Audio
I need a doctor
أحتاج طبيب
[ahtaaj tabeeb] Audio
Where is the closest pharmacy?
أين هي أقرب صيدلية؟
[ayna hiya aqrab saydalia?] Audio
Are you okay?
هل أنت بخير؟
[hal anta bekhair?] Audio
I am sick
أنا مريض
[ana mareed] Audio
Call the police
إتصل بالشرطة
[ettasel beshorta] Audio

Practice Arabic
Arabic
Pronunciation
Do you speak Arabic?
هل تتحدث اللغة العربية؟
[hal tatahadath allugha alarabia] Audio
Just a little
قليلا
[qalilan] Audio
I like Arabic
أحب اللغة العربية
[uhibbu allugha alarabia] Audio
Can I practice with you?
هل ممكن أن أتمرن معك؟
[hal mumkin an atamarran maak?] Audio
How old are you?
كم هو سنك؟
[kam huwa sinnuk?] Audio
I'm thirty three years old
أبلغ من العمر 33 سنة
[ablughu men alumr 33 sana] Audio
It was nice talking to you
لقد سعدت بالتحدث معك
[laqad suedtu bitahaduth maak] Audio

Asking for Direction
Arabic
Pronunciation
Can you help me?
هل ممكن أن تساعدني؟
[hal mumken an tusaedani?] Audio
Can I help you?
هل ممكن أن أساعدك؟
[hal mumken an usaedak?] Audio
Where is the airport?
أين هو المطار؟
[ayna huwa al matar?] Audio
Go straight
إمش على طول
[emshi ala tool] Audio
Then
ثم
[tumma] Audio
Turn left
عرج يسارا
[arrej yasaran] Audio
Turn right
عرج يمينا
[arrej yaminan] Audio

Introducing Yourself
Arabic
Pronunciation
Where are you from?
من أين أنت؟
[men ayn ant?] Audio
I'm from the U.S
أنا من أمريكا
[ana men amrika] Audio
I'm American
أنا أمريكي
[ana amriki] Audio
Where do you live?
أين تعيش؟
[ayn taeesh?] Audio
I live in the U.S
أعيش في أمريكا
[aeesh fe amrika] Audio
What do you do for a living?
ما هو عملك؟
[mahuwa amaluk?] Audio
I'm a student
أنا طالب
[ana taleb] Audio

Holiday Wishes
Arabic
Pronunciation
Happy birthday
عيد ميلاد سعيد
[eid mela saed] Audio
Happy new year
سنة سعيدة
[sana saida] Audio
Merry Christmas
عيد ميلاد مجيد
[eid melad majeed] Audio
Happy Ramadan
رمضان كريم
[ramadan kareem] Audio
Happy Eid Al-adha
عيد أضحى مبارك
[eid adha mubarak] Audio
Good luck
حظ سعيد
[haz saed] Audio
Congratulations
مبروك
[mabruk] Audio

Travel Phrases
Arabic
Pronunciation
I have a reservation (hotel)
لقد حجزت غرفة
[laqad hajaztu ghurfa] Audio
Do you have rooms available?
هل لديك غرف شاغرة؟
[hal ladaika ghurfa shaghira] Audio
I would like a non-smoking room
أريد غرفة لغير المدخنين
[urid ghurfa leghair almudakheneen] Audio
What is the charge per night?
كم هي التكلفة للّيلة الواحدة؟
[kam hiya ataklufa lelaila al wahida] Audio
Is this seat taken?
هل هذا الكرسي محجوز؟
[hal hada alkursi mahjuz] Audio
I'm vegetarian
أنا نباتي
[ana nabati] Audio
Waiter
نادل
[nadel] Audio
How much is this?
كم ثمن هذا؟
[kam thaman hada?] Audio
This is very expensive
هذا غالي جدا
[hada ghali jedan] Audio

I hope you enjoyed this lesson about the phrases in Arabic. If you have any question about this lesson please contact me here. The next lesson is below.

Arabic Numbers   Arabic Numbers

Arabic Grammar   Arabic Grammar


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