Clothes in Arabic

Knowing some words for clothes in Arabic will be useful in all kinds of situations. After this free audio lesson you’ll be able to describe what you need to suit the weather, or what you’re looking for when shopping for clothes in an Arabic-speaking country.

If you’re traveling on vacation it’s likely you’ll be more dependent on the weather, especially if you’re planning to spend a lot of time outside. You'll enjoy yourself a lot more if you have the appropriate clothing!

Pronunciation help for talking about clothes in Arabic

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Trousers in Arabic

هِدُومْ

hidōm

Clothing

مَحَلّ هِدُومْ

maḥall hidōm

clothing store

هِدُوم حَرِيمِي

hidōm ḥarīmī

women's clothing

هِدُومْ رِجَالِي

hidōm rigālī

men's clothing

هِدُومْ اَطْفَالْ

hidōm aṭfāl

children's clothing

هِدُوم رُضَّعْ

hidōm roḍḍa‘

baby clothing

جَزْمَهْ

gazmah

shoes (pair)

جِزَمْ

gizam

shoes (a few pairs)

بَنْطَلُونْ

Bantalōn

Pants/trousers (singular)

بَنْطَلُونَاتْ

Bantalonāt

Pants/trousers (plural)

غِيَارْ دَاخِلِي

ghiyār dākhilī

underwear

سِلِيبْ

slip

underwear

قَمِيصْ

amīṣ

shirt (buttoned)

بِلُوزَهْ

bilōzah

blouse

تِي شِيرْتْ

T-shirt

T-shirt

بِلُوفَرْ

bilōvar

Sweater

يِعْرَقْ

yi‘ra’

(he) sweats

سُوِيتْ شِيرْتْ

swītshirt

sweatshirt

جَاكِتَّهْ

jakittah

jacket

فُسْتَانْ

fustān

dress

جِيبَهْ

jībah

skirt

كَرَافَتَّهْ

karavatta

tie

بَدْلَهْ

badlah

suit (male suit)

تَايِّير

tayyīr

suit (female suit)

شُورْتْ

short

shorts

يِلْبِسْ/ تِلْبِسْ

yilbis / tilbis

he wears / she wears

.اَنَا لَابِسْ بَنْطَلُون

Ana lābis banṭalōn.

I am wearing (masc.) pants.

.اَنَا لَابْسَهْ جِيبَه

Ana labsah jībah.

I am wearing (fem.) a skirt.

لَابِسْ / لَابْسَهْ

lābis / labsah

I am wearing (masc.) or he is wearing / I am wearing (fem.) or she is wearing

.اَنَا لَابِسْ جَزْمَهْ زَرْقَه

Ana lābis gazma zar’ah.

I'm wearing (masc.) blue shoes.

.اَنَا لَابْسَهْ جَزْمَهْ زَرْقَه

Ana labsa gazma zar’ah.

I'm wearing (fem.) blue shoes.

شَرَابْ

sharāb

socks

.اَنَا لَابِسْ / لَابْسَهْ جَزْمَه

Ana lābis / labsah gazmah.

I am wearing (masc. / fem.) shoes.

.اَنَا لَابِسْ / لَابْسَهْ قميص

Ana lābis / labsah amīṣ.

I am wearing (masc. / fem.) a shirt.

.اَنَا لَابْسَهْ بِلُوزَه

Ana labsah bilōzah.

I am wearing (fem.) a blouse.

.اَنَا لَابِسْ / لَابْسَهْ بِلُوفَر

Ana lābis / labsah bilōvar.

I am wearing (masc. / fem.) a sweater.

.اَنَا لَابِسْ / لَابْسَهْ جَاكِتَّه

Ana lābis / labsah jakittah.

I am wearing (masc. / fem.) a jacket.

.اَنَا لَابْسَهْ فُسْتَان

Ana labsah fustān.

I am wearing (fem.) a dress.

.اَنَا لَابْسَهْ جِيبَه

Ana labsah jībah.

I am wearing a skirt.

.اَنَا لَابِسْ كَرَافَتَّه

Ana lābis karavattah.

I am wearing (masc.) a tie.

.اَنَا لَابِسْ بَدْلَه

Ana lābis badlah.

I am wearing (masc.) a suit.

كِيلُوتْ

kilott

underwear

سُوتْيَانَهْ

sotyāna

brassiere

مَحَلّ

maḥall

store

Socks in Arabic

I hope you enjoyed this lesson.

Here are a few recommended Arabic lessons to try next! Start with describing colors in Arabic. A great way to spice up your conversation skills.

!مع السلامة

Goodbye!

Amira Zaki: Rocket Arabic

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