Diputa Ka

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  • Topic: Eid ul-Fitr, Ramadan, Morocco
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The Basics
Yes / Ay-wa/naam
No / La’
Thank you / Shu-kran
No thanks / La shu-kran
Please / Min fadlak / min fadliki (M/F)
Let’s go / Ya-llah
God willing / In-sha-la
Sorry, excuse me / Af-wan, muta’assif
Hello / Salam alaykoom
Hello (in response) / Wa alaykoom salam
Good morning / Sabahh el-kheer
Good morning (in response) / Sabah in-nuwr
Good evening / Massa’ el kheer
Good evening (in response) / Massa’ in-nuwr
Welcome / Ah-hlan wa sah-hlan
Welcome (in response) / Ahh-lan beek/beeki (M/F)
Greetings / Mar-haba
How are you? / Kay fah-lak? / Kay fah-lik? (M/F)
Fine, thank you / Zayn, shu-kran / Zayna, shu-kran (M/F)
Praise God / Al hum-duleh-la
Great / Zay al foll
What’s your name? / Shuw ismak?/Shuw ismik? (M/F)
My name is / Is-mee [your name]
No problem / Mish-mishkella
Where are you from? / Inta min-ayn / Inti min-ayn? (M/F)
I’m from / Anaa min [country]
America / Ame-ri-ki
Britain / Brai-ta-ni
Europe / O-ro-pi
India / Al hind
It’s a pleasure to have met you / Forsa sai-eeda
I’m honored (in response) / Ana as-ad
Goodbye / Ma-salama
Leave it, or Who cares? / Kalli Valli
Statements
I understand / Ana fahim/ana fahma (M/F)
I don’t understand / Ana mu fa-him / ana mu fahhma (M/F)
I’m sick / Ana ay-yan / Ana ay-yana
I like / Ana beheb
I don’t like / Ana mabeh-bish
I want / Ana areed
I want to buy / Ana areed an ashtaree
I’m looking for / Ana badowar

Questions
What? / Shuw?
Why? / Laysh?
Who? / Meen?
When? / Mata?
Where? / Wayn?
How? / Kayf?
May I? / Mumkin?
Could you please? / Mumkin min fadhlak?
Where is / Wayn al [thing]
 the grocery store / ba’ala
 the gas station / mahattat betrol
What does that mean? / Yanni eh?
Where’s the nearest . . . ? / Wayn aghrab?
How do I get to / Ana unzil [place] zay?
 the Corniche / corniche zay?
What time is it? / Sa’ kam?
It is . . . / Sa’ [number]
Directions
ala yameen / to the right
ala shi-mel / ala yassar / to the left
fo’ / up or above
wara’ / behind
wara es-shams / middle of nowhere
uddam al / in front of [thing]
khush / go
ala tool / straight
henna / here
khush yameen min henna / go right here

Arabic Greetings:
Hi! ....(Salam!).... = سلام
Good Morning!..... (Sabah el kheer).....= صباح الخير Good Evening!..... (Masaa el kheer ).... = مساء الخير Welcome! (to greet someone).....Marhaban)..... مرحبا
How Are You?..... (Kaifa haloka(male)/ haloki ( female))...... كيف حالك؟ I'm Fine, Thanks!..... (Ana bekhair, shokran!)..... أنا بخير شكرا And You? .....Wa ant? (male)/ Wa anti? (female)..... و أنت؟ Good/ So-So......... (Jayed/ 'aadee)...... جيد / عادي Thank You (Very Much)!.....( Shokran (jazeelan).... شكرا (جزيلا) You're Welcome!(for “thank you”)..... (Al’afw)..... ألعفو Hey! Friend!..... (Ahlan sadiqi (male)/ sadiqati! (female)..... أهلا صديقي /صديقتي! I Missed You So Much!.... (Eshtaqto elaika (male)/ Eshtaqto elaiki (female) katheeran)...... إشتقت إليك كثيرا What's New? ...... (Maljadeed?)...... مالجديد؟

Nothing Much..... (Lashai jadeed)..... لا شيء جديد
Good Night!...... (Tosbeho(male)/ tosbeheena (female) ‘ala khair/)..... تصبح/ تصبحين على خير See You Later!.....( Araka/ Araki (female) fi ma ba'd)...... أراك في مابعد Good Bye!....... (Ma’a salama)...... مع السلامة

Help & Directions:
I'm Lost.... (Ada'tu tareeqi!).... أضعت طريقي!
Can I Help You?..... (Hal beemkani mosa’adatuk?)..... هل بإمكاني مساعدتك؟ Can You Help Me?..... (Hal beemkanek mosa’adati? )....... هل بإمكانك مساعدتي؟ Where is the (bathroom/ pharmacy)?.... (Ayna ajedu (al merhaad/ assaidaliah)?)..... أين أجد (المرحاض/ الصيدلية)؟ Go Straight! Then Turn Left/ Right!..... ( imshy ala tool, thumma ‘arrij yaminan/ shimalan)..... أمشٍ على طول ثم عرّج يمينا/ شمالا! I'm Looking For John....... (Abhatu ‘an John)..... أبحث عن جون One Moment Please!...... (Lahda men fadlek(male)/ Lahda men fadleki (female)...... لحظة من فضلك Hold On Please! (phone)...... ( ibqa/ ibqay (female) ala al khat raja'an)...... إبقى/ أبقي علي الخط رجاءا! How Much Is...
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