Moroccan Nouns

Welcome to the third Moroccan lesson about nouns. This time we will first learn about fruits and vegetables, followed by grammar rules, then food items, finally a conversation in Moroccan to help you practice your daily phrases. To hear the pronunciation, just click on the sound icon.

potatoes
potatoes Audio
بطاطا [btata]
tomatoes
tomatoes Audio
ماطيشا [matesha]
onions
onions Audio
بصل [bsel]
carrots
carrots Audio
خيزو [khizzu]
fruits
fruits Audio
فاواكه [fawakeh]
apples
apples Audio
تفاح [teffaĥ]
bananas
bananas Audio
بانان [banan]
oranges
oranges Audio
ليمون [limon]

Nouns Grammar Rules

In general nouns refer to a person, an object, or abstract ideas. For example: a fast runner the noun is [runner] because it refers to a person. The examples below use nouns in different ways and places to demonstrate how they behave in a sentence.

Grammar + Rules
Moroccan + Pronunciation
do you have milk?
[verb + noun]
عندك لحليب؟ Audio
[Ʒandek leĥleeb?]
I have milk and coffee
[preposition + noun]
عندي حليب و قهوا Audio
[Ʒandy hleeb we qahwa]
he has three apples
[number + plural noun]
عندو تلاتا ديال التفاحات Audio
[Ʒandu tlata dyal teffahat]
she only has one apple
[number + singular noun]
عندها غير تفاحا وحدة Audio
[Ʒandha gheer teffaha wehda]
we live in a small house
[adjective + noun]
عايشين فدار صغيرا Audio
[Ʒaysheen fe dar sgheera]
I like our breakfast
[pronoun + noun]
كايعجبني فتورنا Audio
[kayeƷjebni fturna]

The following are nouns of food items that you might be interested in learning and memorizing.

bread
bread Audio
خبز [khubz]
milk
milk Audio
حليب [ĥleeb]
butter
butter Audio
زبدا [zebda]
cheese
cheese Audio
فرماج [fermaj]
coffee
coffee Audio
قهوا [qahwa]
sandwich
sandwich Audio
ساندويش [sandwish]
meat
meat Audio
لحم [lĥem]
chicken
chicken Audio
دجاج [djaj]
fish
fish Audio
حوت [ĥoot]
breakfast
breakfast Audio
فطور [ftur]
lunch
lunch Audio
غدا [ghda]
dinner
dinner Audio
عشا [Ʒsha]

Conversation in Moroccan

Now we finally reach the fun part, the practice of the daily conversations. These phrases are used to get to know new people, and break the ice.

English
Moroccan
Pronunciation
Do you speak (English/ Moroccan)?
واش كاتهدر (نگليزيا/ داريجا)؟
[wash katehder (neglizia/ darija)?] Audio
Just a little
شويا
[shwia] Audio
I like Moroccan
كاتعجبني داريجا
[kateƷjebni edarija] Audio
Can I practice with you?
مومكن نتمررن معاك؟
[mumken netmerren mƷak?] Audio
How old are you?
شحال عندك من عام؟
[shĥal Ʒendek men Ʒam?] Audio
I'm thirty three years old
عندي تلاتا و تلاتين عام
[Ʒandy tlata we tlateen Ʒam] Audio
It was nice talking to you
شوكران علا هاد لحوار
[shukran Ʒla had el ĥewar] Audio

I hope you enjoyed this lesson about the nouns in Moroccan. If you have any question about this lesson please contact me here. Now check the next lesson below.

Moroccan Adjectives   Moroccan Adjectives

Moroccan Plural   Moroccan Plural



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