Moroccan Plural

Welcome to the fourth Moroccan lesson about the plural. This time we will learn about the singular form and what it looks like in the plural, followed by grammar rules, finally a list of emergency phrases. To hear the pronunciation, just click on the sound icon.

book
book Audio
كتاب [ktab]
books
books Audio
كتوبا [ktuba]
car
car Audio
توموبيل [tomobil]
cars
cars Audio
توموبيلات [tomobilat]
tree
tree Audio
شجرا [shejra]
trees
trees Audio
شجر [shejer]
flower
flower Audio
وردا [werda]
flowers
flowers Audio
ورد [werd]

Plural Grammar Rules

The plural is the form which refers to more than one object or person. For example: I speak two languages the plural here is [languages] because it refers to more than one [language]. The examples below use plurals in different ways and places to demonstrate how they look wehn converted from their singular form.

Grammar + Rules
Moroccan + Pronunciation
I speak one language
[singular form]
كانهدر لوغا وحدا Audio
[kanehder lugha weĥda]
we speak three languages
[plural noun]
كانهدرو تلاتا ديال لوغات Audio
[kanhedru tlata dyal lughat]
he visits many countries
[adverb + plural noun]
كايزور بزاف ديال دوال Audio
[kayzur bezzaf dyal duwal]
they are happy now
[plural pronoun]
هوما فرحانين دابا Audio
[huma ferĥaneen daba]
she has five red shoes
[adjective + plural noun]
عندها خمسا ديال صبابط حومر Audio
[Ʒandha khemsa dyal sbabet ĥumr]
I want a sandwich without onions
[preposition + plural noun]
بغيت ساندويش بلا بسل Audio
[bgheet sandwish bla bsel]

The following is a list of examples showing both the singular and plural form. This demonstrates how the plural is used with humans, objects and animals.

woman
woman Audio
مرا [mra]
women
women Audio
عيالات [Ʒyalat]
man
man Audio
راجل [rajel]
men
men Audio
رجال [rjal]
house
house Audio
دار [dar]
houses
houses Audio
ديور [dyur]
cup
country Audio
كاس [kass]
cups
countries Audio
كيسان [kissan]
cow
cow Audio
بگرة [begra]
cows
cows Audio
بگر [bger]
horse
horse Audio
عود [Ʒewd]
horses
horses Audio
عودان [Ʒewdan]

Emergency Phrases

Now it's time to practice your Moroccan by looking at these phrases which are related to emergencies. Be prepared when traveling abroad, just in case you need help or by offering help to someone else. I recommend writing these expressions down on a notebook before traveling.

English
Moroccan
Pronunciation
Help
عاوني
[Ʒaweni] Audio
Call the ambulance
عيط لامبولانس
[Ʒeyet lambulance] Audio
I need a doctor
بغيت طبيب
[bgheet tbeeb] Audio
Where is the closest pharmacy?
فين هييا اقرب فرماسيان؟
[fen hiya aqrab fermacian?] Audio
Are you okay?
مالك؟
[malek?] Audio
I am sick
انا مريض
[ana mreed] Audio
Call the police
عيط لبوليس
[Ʒeyet lbolis] Audio

Did you enjoy this lesson about the plural in Moroccan? I hope so, if you have any problem with this lesson contact me with questions you have here. You can now check the next lesson below.

Moroccan Nouns   Moroccan Nouns

Moroccan Gender   Moroccan Gender



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