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Differences in dialect and words

Margaret-H1

Are there many differences between the Arabic spoken in Egypt and that spoken in North Africa, specifically Tunisia?

amandabosfr

Hi Margaret, there is a difference between all arabic spoken contries, the base is the same but they all have they own dialect.

Roslan-e

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.

Patrick--87

Yes, there are differences amongst every dialect, some being more similar to the Egyptian dialect than others. I have a Moroccan friend and the Moroccan dialect is very different than that of the Egyptians. They also speak a lot of French, so I doubt I would be able to understand them very well.

Alan-R-G

I've been to Egypt and Morocco and they had no problem understanding my Egyptian dialect.

AbdulWahid-H

There is a great difference between dialects and words in arabics.As you know people talk in a different way and write the language in a formal way.MSA is formal type of language and can not teach you the dialects of the language.There is difference between Egyptian and Moroccan dialects and both have a different use of language.People who learn only MSA can only speak the formal language and can feel a bit odd.A dialect is necessary to learn if you want to know [url="http://www.melspublications.com/"]how to speak arabics[/url].

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