Emotions in Arabic

How do you feel right now? Can you express your emotions in Arabic? How do you say you’re happy or surprised, worried or embarrassed? After this free Rocket Arabic lesson you’ll be able to talk about your feelings and those of the Arabic-speaking people around you. Perhaps this will even take your new friendships to the next level.

Appearing happy just to be polite isn’t always easy, especially if you’re tired or really busy. Now imagine being able to describe your emotions in Arabic… Look out world!

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Pronunciation help for expressing emotions in Arabic

In this newsletter all gender specific words will be in the masculine form.

I'm sad in Arabic

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انا مرتاح البال

Ana merta7 elbal

I'm content.

انا كويس

Ana kwayes

I am alright

انا مستعجل

Ana mesta3gel

I'm in a hurry.

انا مكسوف / انا محرج

Ana maksoof / Ana mo7rag

I'm embarrassed.

انا حزين

Ana 7azeen

I'm sad.

انا هادي

Ana hady

I'm calm.

انا مندهش

Ana mondahesh

I'm surprised.

انا غضبان

Ana 3'adban

I'm furious.

انا قلقان

Ana 2al2an

I'm worried.

انا مشغول

Ana mash3'ol

I'm busy.

انا متوتر

Ana metwatar

I'm nervous.

انا فرحان / انا مبسوط

Ana far7an / Ana mabsoot

I'm happy.

انا مبهور

Ana mabhoor

I'm amazed.

انا غيران

Ana 3'ayran

I'm jealous.

انا نعسان

Ana na3san

I feel sleepy

انا زعلان

Ana za3lan

I'm angry.

انا خايف

Ana 7'ayef

I'm frightened.

انا متحمس

Ana mota7ames

I'm excited.

انا تعبان

Ana ta3ban

I'm tired.

انا زهقان

Ana zah2an

I'm bored.

انا بحب

Ana ba7eb

I'm in love.

That’s it for this lesson. I hope you enjoyed it.

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