Shopping in Arabic
What could be better travel preparation than a free lesson on shopping in Arabic? Learn how to find your way around a shopping center, ask for what you want, and how to pay in Arabic. Need a larger size? Looking for a supermarket? No problem.
How do you say you’d like to try on an item of clothing? How do you ask for the closest ATM? You can master this essential travel Arabic by listening to the pronunciation on the audio and practicing the Arabic words and phrases aloud. And don’t be shy - shopping will be a lot more fun after this Rocket Arabic lesson!
Pronunciation help for shopping in Arabic
In this lesson all gender specific words will be in the feminine form.
Once you’ve found the right shop, you need to find what you’re looking for. Use the following words and phrases to find what you need, figure out how much it costs and tell the sales assistant how many you want…
Here are some more useful questions and answers.
Here are the words for some items you might be looking for…
Once you found what you were looking for, you’ll need to pay.
من فضلك, ادفعي في الخزنة. / لو سمحتي, ادفعي في الخزنة.
Men fadlek, edfa3y fi el 7'azna. / Lao sama7ty edfa3y fi el 7'azna.
Please pay at the check out.
لو سمحتي, حطي رقمك السري. / من فضلك, حطي رقمك السري.
Lao sama7ty 7oty rakamek el serry. / Men fadlek 7oty rakamek el serry.
Please type in your PIN.
احنا مش بناخد فيزا. / احنا مابنقبلش الفيزا.
E7na mesh bna7'od viza. / E7na mabne2balsh el viza.
We don't accept credit cards.
عايزة ادفع بالفيزا كارت, من فضلك. / عايزة ادفع بالفيزا كارت, لو سمحتي.
3ayza adfa3 bel viza kart, men fadlik. / 3ayza adfa3 bel viza kart, lao sama7ty.
I'd like to pay with my debit card, please.
عايزة ادفع كاش, لوسمحتي. / عايزة ادفع كاش, من فضلك.
3ayza adfa3 cash, lao sama7ty. / 3ayza adfa3 cash, men fadlek.
I'd like to pay with cash, please.
That’s it for this lesson. Now, you are well prepared for your next shopping experience.
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!مع السلامة Ma3a essalama! Goodbye!
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