Arabic Vocab

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Home items

what are some Arabic kitchen home words, bathroom words, living room, bedroom, garage, balcony, dinning room, guest room items and the subset name, what is it in Arabic

0 replies - Last post by Almira5 - May 1, 2019

Home items

what are some Arabic kitchen home words, bathroom words, living room, bedroom, garage, balcony, dinning room, guest room items and the subset name, what is it in Arabic

0 replies - Last post by Almira5 - May 1, 2019

Common Words

What are some common  words that is same in English as well as Egyptian Arabic

0 replies - Last post by Almira5 - May 1, 2019

Common Words

What are some common  words that is same in English as well as Egyptian Arabic

0 replies - Last post by Almira5 - May 1, 2019

I don't like it in arabic

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"

3 replies - Last post by Almira5 - May 1, 2019

Which

How to say Which in Arabic?

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Which

How to say Which in Arabic?

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Which

How to say Which in Arabic?

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Door in Arabic is باب - bab. What do you think my door would be?

Door in Arabic is باب - bab. What do you think my door would be?

4 replies - Last post by Almira5 - May 1, 2019

Will there be a Level 2 for Egyptian Arabic?

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 :)!

4 replies - Last post by Almira5 - January 23, 2019

how to say do you have?

No help from the admins?!... i think "do you have" is fi ma2ak in Arabic. and i love you is Anna be7ibak

15 replies - Last post by Almira5 - January 23, 2019

alphabet

I'm not real clear on that either because I've never formally been taught it, but the first one you are asking about seems to be how you form a Lam followed by an Alif. The second one you are asking about is the normal "h" sound closer to the "h" we have ...

1 reply - Last post by AdamF12 - December 2, 2017

Mega Arabic app?

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

writing portion of the Arabic lessons

I don't really have any concrete ideas as far as chat/conversation goes.  I use Swiftkey on my phone and I'm getting pretty decent with typing on the Arabic keyboard so chat via messaging is definitely possible.   I use my phone to SMS in Spanish with sev...

9 replies - Last post by orffstarr - December 1, 2016

Zovirax

What is 'zovirax'???? It sounds like a disease! I don't see anyone else here. Am I in Never-Never-Land?

3 replies - Last post by eiman-k-elmasry - July 12, 2016

pronunciation of الثقافه (culture)

Thanks eiman-k-elmasry!!  That certainly explains a lot!  I already knew the ث could sound like ت, but I had no idea it could be س as well.  I wish I had known that earlier...  ثانية واحدة would have been much easier to memorize! :-) So many things to le...

5 replies - Last post by crisfreitas - July 12, 2016

I have a new book and I can't figure out the following words:

القواعد الاستماع القراة العامية THanks!!  

2 replies - Last post by eiman-k-elmasry - May 10, 2016

Spelling question

Both are correct. 

6 replies - Last post by figgles - May 9, 2016

Word Lists

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

head or brain?

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

How to type Arabic vowel symbols?

   I am trying to find an answer for you, though I am aware you may already have found this information out. 

4 replies - Last post by eiman-k-elmasry - November 11, 2015

Arabic keyboard

Thanks John. I like it, and have used Lexilogos before, but how do I make it so that when I'm typing while doing the writing exercises, this keyboard kicks in instead of the English one? Right now I'm having to click (with my mouse) on each letter on the ...

4 replies - Last post by Brian-O16 - August 19, 2015

How do I say the verb "waiting"

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

Does anyone know how to say "sent" in arabic?

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

Differences in dialect and words

You were right brother. Even in Malaysia we have different dialects. So the same thing in Arabic countries. For example; many words to say hello such as hala, labas, gawwa, halau, ahlan or marhaban in Modern Standard Arabic.

5 replies - Last post by AbdulWahid-H - April 11, 2015

su3'ayar and mazboot

no answer? :/

2 replies - Last post by rocket-arabic-amr - March 26, 2015

ba2aly, badress, and betdress

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

mabsoot

mabsoot in arabic is: "مبسوط" which means "happy".

1 reply - Last post by rocket-arabic-amr - March 2, 2015

I have a few questions :)

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

Yimkin/Mumkin

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

Try not to translate word for word. This technique only will hold up your progress. Try to just relax and pretend as if you know it when you repeat it. In this way, it will 'sneak into' your brain little by little! شواية شواية حبيبتي

4 replies - Last post by khaduj - November 30, 2014

How to say passport?

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)

banana ( single ) is feminine موزة (f) but as (plural) it is masculine موز (m)

7 replies - Last post by rocket-arabic-amr - November 15, 2014

yalla bina VS yalla niro7

Hello Andrey, Hope you are fine.. - The expression "yalla niro7" specifically means that we will go to somewhere, or suggest going to somewhere. For example: 1- yalla niro7 elcinema. it means: "Let's go to the cinema" 2- yalla niro7 elmadr...

3 replies - Last post by khaduj - November 14, 2014

"My fourth wife" :)

I hope it is not late to respond to this just married the 4th/or married the 4th تزوجت الرابعة

4 replies - Last post by khaduj - November 14, 2014

Can you translate these? شاي(Shay); لمون(Laymun); شاي بلمون(Shay blamoon).

b mean with

4 replies - Last post by khaduj - November 3, 2014

Arabic singers?

Thanks a lot, Khaduj!

4 replies - Last post by khaduj - October 18, 2014

arabic font

Thank you Khaduj. I notice you are on a camel at the pyramids. I too have enjoyed that wonderful experience and am looking forward to it again in February.

5 replies - Last post by khaduj - October 17, 2014

mabsoot meaning

My Moroccan husband understands me when I use it to mean "right?"

3 replies - Last post by khaduj - October 16, 2014

How to pronounce ā and žāy

Ahlan Amira! How do you pronounce ā and žāy?

2 replies - Last post by khaduj - October 16, 2014

Spelling of قـَدّ إيه

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

el metal es 92.5% plata... le metal es 92,5% plata

One place I am hearing "coma" and in another "punto". Does the punctuation vary between countries in Latinoamerica? - 10 000,00? - 10,000.00? - etc.

1 reply - Last post by khaduj - October 16, 2014

Can you translate these? جمل (gamal); تاج (taag);شمس (Shams).

Hi Salma, Thank you for your reply. Have a wonderful day!

5 replies - Last post by khaduj - October 16, 2014

Arabic for zero?

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

الترجمة من الفصحى إلى العامية

كيف يمكن ترجمة كلمة الأسرة من الفصحى إلى العامية؟

0 replies - Last post by khaduj - October 16, 2014

Vocab

by the red sign to the left side (similar to stop sign) :P

1 reply - Last post by maha266 - September 29, 2014

Shamal and Shamaliya

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

Duplicate words for fly, tail and fox

Hi Maha & Debra, You both are welcome.

5 replies - Last post by John-H8 - September 18, 2014

Arabic Translation

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); صحراء (Sa7ara).

Can you translate these? جبل (Gabal); تل (Tal); وادي (Wadi); صحرا (Sa7ara).

2 replies - Last post by John-H8 - April 11, 2014

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