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Saying hello

lizz82 April 8, 2013, 3:09 pm
Okay so in the first part, this program teaches you that saying hello is "ahlan wa sahlan". However later on it says it means welcome, and to say hello you say "ahlan". I know a native arabic speaker and he says you just say "ahlan" to say hello. Can anyone explain why they teach you to say "ahlan wa sahlan" first??
Saying hello
Amira-Zaki April 30, 2013, 11:11 pm
Hi Jane,

Sorry for the late reply. Ahlan can mean both 'hello' and 'welcome' - have you seen this lesson on greetings?

Saying hello
lizz82 May 13, 2013, 9:38 pm
Okay thank you, after reviewing it I'm no longer confused
Saying hello

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