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Lesson 1.0 defines Ahlan wa sahlan or “ اَهْلًا وَسَهْلًا ” as “Hello”. However other sources list Ahalan alone as “Hello”. What exacly does sahaln “سَهْلًا” mean in this context and what am I lterally saying? Yes, I am a obsessive compulsive old man. ET
1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - June 17, 2022
What are some common words that is same in English as well as Egyptian Arabic
1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - March 19, 2021
how can i say "do you have"? in a arabic
16 replies - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - October 26, 2020
Hello! As I am going through the lessons for writing, I have reached the lesson "Fly Like an Eagle". The lessons aims at demonstrating the use of vowels,... but no vowel is showing (I wish I could share a screen capture with y'all to illustrate, although ...
1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - October 26, 2020
Hello, I have a question which I couldn't find, I'm not sure if it comes later or not but I'm wondering how do you say, "I don't like it" in Egyptian arabic and also "I don't like"
2 replies - Last post by rocket-arabic-amr - May 1, 2019
Door in Arabic is باب - bab. What do you think my door would be?
3 replies - Last post by o.h. - May 1, 2019
I love the way that Rocket Arabic does their language learning. The audio is so different than other versions and actually takes into consideration the learner. I would love it if there was a second version. Any update on that? Please :)!
3 replies - Last post by Khalid -yVUr - January 23, 2019
What are the letters لا at the beginning of a word as in لارج and ه at the end of a word as in اميره
1 reply - Last post by AdamF12 - December 2, 2017
I used to have an app I think I got from you all called "Mega Arabic", but it seems to not work on my computer now. Is this app no longer supported? If so, is it not compatible with OS X Sierra? If it is available for Sierra, how can I get an updated ve...
1 reply - Last post by Rocket-Languages - April 9, 2017
Hello, I am just starting the Arabic language and I have completed my first lesson except for the writing portion of the lesson. it says to type in what I hear. there is a Arabic keyboard but I do not know the characters/alphabet as of yet in Arabic so h...
9 replies - Last post by orffstarr - December 1, 2016
What does Zovirax mean in colloquial Egyptian Arabic please? Many thanks
3 replies - Last post by eiman-k-elmasry - July 12, 2016
OK, I've been stumped on this one for many months now and I'm hoping someone can help... In the "Relationship Advice" lesson, ( https://members.rocketlanguages.com/members/arabic/lessons/728/6-4_relationship-advice ), the word الثقافه is used for 'cultu...
5 replies - Last post by crisfreitas - July 12, 2016
القواعد الاستماع القراة العامية THanks!!
2 replies - Last post by eiman-k-elmasry - May 10, 2016
I found different spellings in Arabic lessons, In lesson 1.1, Ahlan wa Shlan is spelled as ا هلا و سهلا Yet in lesson 1.3, it's spelled as أهلآ وسهلآ Which one is correct?
6 replies - Last post by figgles - May 9, 2016
Good day. While scrolling through the "tips" section on learning a new language, I came across a great idea from your article, on placing name cards around the house, in order to reinforce the word in memory. However, I cant find extensive word lists ...
2 replies - Last post by figgles - May 9, 2016
In the RA survival kit for body parts, we're told that there are two words for head - دماغ and الراس. I understand the second one - it's the same in all of the dialects that I've encountered. The first one, الدماغ, does not sho...
2 replies - Last post by Ph0t0n - January 21, 2016
Hello, I started to learn Arabic not long ago. And I would like to know how to add vowel symbols on Arabic letters while typing. In Rocket Languages I can find those symbols while doing the "Writing Test", yet in my home compute...
4 replies - Last post by eiman-k-elmasry - November 11, 2015
where can I find an Arabic keyboard app so I can switch back and forth (and not have to use the virtual keyboard)? Thanks, Emily
4 replies - Last post by Brian-O16 - August 19, 2015
Hello, I was hoping to communicate some with family members, and I noticed that I am in need of help saying the word "waiting". Can someone please help me with the following: I am waiting... You are waiting (male) You are waiting (female) You are waiting...
3 replies - Last post by Andrew-T47 - July 7, 2015
I am finding out that this is a very useful word, but I don't know how to say it. If someone knows:. Did you send (to a male) Did you send (to a male) I sent (past; talking about myself) I will send (future; talking about myself)
2 replies - Last post by Andrew-T47 - June 12, 2015
Are there many differences between the Arabic spoken in Egypt and that spoken in North Africa, specifically Tunisia?
5 replies - Last post by Margaret-H1 - August 28, 2012
Hi, I have a question about the words su3'ayar and Mazboot , su3'ayar means small in 1.3 At the Cafe according to the convo but I found online that it means young also, or is that wrong? if the word is used by itself, does it still m...
2 replies - Last post by rocket-arabic-amr - March 26, 2015
What do these three mean? ba2aly, badress, and betdress, I know maybe it's not the best way to learn is by picking at each word and finding the meaning but I'm curious and can't seem to find the answer when I click the ABC thing
3 replies - Last post by rocket-arabic-amr - March 5, 2015
how do you spell mabsoot in aribic
1 reply - Last post by rocket-arabic-amr - March 2, 2015
I already used the Pimsleur Egyptian Arabic course, and am starting with this one. I also have a few English/Arabic dictionaries and such. But the pronunciation guide in the dictionary differs with what I've learned elsewhere. For example: The word "Kita...
2 replies - Last post by khaduj - February 19, 2015
Is "yimkin" a varient of the word "mumkin"? Do they mean two different words or do they have the same meaning but are in different dialects?
9 replies - Last post by Kenneth-H26 - December 18, 2014
I am not getting this i can rember these words but i cannot get the hang of translating. any ideas to help me?
4 replies - Last post by khaduj - November 30, 2014
Ahlan! How do you say passport? In the Describe Yourself lesson it says pasporak, paspory, and passport for passport.
3 replies - Last post by rocket-arabic-amr - November 24, 2014
Can banana be both masculine and feminine gender? موز(m) Mooz or موزة (f)
7 replies - Last post by rocket-arabic-amr - November 15, 2014
ahlan bekum! is it meaning of "yalla bina" the same as "yalla niro7" ? what difference?
3 replies - Last post by khaduj - November 14, 2014
A friend of mine is getting married (to his first wife, by the way), and I'm on car decoration, so I decided to write just married in a few languages, but in Arabic I wanted to write 'My Fourth Wife' as a joke. If somebody could help me out with this (I t...
4 replies - Last post by khaduj - November 14, 2014
Can you translate these? شاي(Shay); لمون(Laymun); شاي بلمون(Shay blamoon).
4 replies - Last post by khaduj - November 3, 2014
Hi, I'm trying to improve my Arabic; I was wondering if anyone knew of any of the Arabic singers I am sure are out there? Thanks.
4 replies - Last post by khaduj - October 18, 2014
The arabic font is very small in the writing lessons, making it near impossible to right down what is on the screen. Is there a way of increasing the size of the font or is there a website I can access that will provide the words with a larger font?
5 replies - Last post by khaduj - October 17, 2014
Does mabsoot have a different meaning ? An Egyptian friend said it means I am an idiot.
3 replies - Last post by khaduj - October 16, 2014
Ahlan Amira! How do you pronounce ā and žāy?
2 replies - Last post by khaduj - October 16, 2014
قـَدّ إيه : why is it written with a قـ in the beginning? Should it not be something like: أ or ع like in عين or أيوا
2 replies - Last post by khaduj - October 16, 2014
Can you translate these? جمل (gamal); تاج (taag);شمس (Shams).
5 replies - Last post by khaduj - October 16, 2014
Hi, I was just wondering if anyone out there knows what is Arabic for zero? It isn't covered in the course. Thanks!
4 replies - Last post by khaduj - October 16, 2014
كيف يمكن ترجمة كلمة الأسرة من الفصحى إلى العامية؟
0 replies - Last post by khaduj - October 16, 2014
Is there are way of deleting words from my vocab list? There are a couple of lines I want to remove, but cannot find an option to remove them
1 reply - Last post by maha266 - September 29, 2014
I learnt on one of the lessons that "Shamal" means "left". I also know that "Shamaliya" means "North". Are these linked in some way or are totally different words?
2 replies - Last post by maha266 - September 25, 2014
How do you know what word to use for fly, fox and tail when more than one word is given?
5 replies - Last post by John-H8 - September 18, 2014
How to say "You look like a filmstar"?
1 reply - Last post by salma-rocket-hindi-tutor - May 16, 2014
Can you translate these? جبل (Gabal); تل (Tal); وادي (Wadi); صحرا (Sa7ara).
2 replies - Last post by John-H8 - April 11, 2014
Can you translate this? أبونا -Abuna
4 replies - Last post by John-H8 - March 17, 2014
What is 'discussion' in Arabic please.
2 replies - Last post by o.h. - March 15, 2014
How do you say 'before' and 'after' thanks
1 reply - Last post by John-H8 - February 13, 2014
Hello. I was wondering if you could tell me how to ask someone (m/f) "If you don't understand me, please tell me (or please let me know)." Thank you!
1 reply - Last post by Amira-Zaki - November 28, 2013
I would like to confirm my knowledge of reading, writing, and pronouncing the 99 beautiful names of Allah. I think I have learned them and can recite them in some order from ArRahman to AsSaboor. I am not sure of the meanings of some of them - like Al-Mut...
0 replies - Last post by Mansoor-W - November 11, 2013