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• Welcome!

• Varieties of Arabic

• Alphabet

• Pronunciation
• Words
• Vowels
• Reading out

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• Stress

• Rules of Pause

• Writing of Letter 'alif

• Roots

• Sibawayh's phonology

• Historical phonology

• Nouns

• Irregular Nouns

• Declension

• Noun Gender

• Feminine Markers

• Singular Nouns

• Dual Nouns

• Plural Nouns EDITED

• Masculine Plural Nouns EDITED

• Feminine Plural Nouns

• Irregular Plural Nouns
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• Case Inflection

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• The Six Nouns

• Noonation

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• Subject Pronouns

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• Negation

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• Negation+Exclusion Style

• Interrogation

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• Survival Phrases

 

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Survival Phrases (continued)

 

Levantine Arabic / Damascus

 

II. Meeting and Greeting

 

 

How are you?

 

To a male

 

كِيْفَكْ ؟

 

keef-ak

= how (are) you?

 

To a female

 

كِيْفكْ ؟

 

keef-ek

= how (are) you?

 

 

I'm fine, thanks

 

Male

مْنِيْحْ ، الْحَمْد للَّه

mneeh, ėl-hamdėlla

= fine, thank God

 

Female

مْنِيْحَة ، الْحَمْد للَّه

mneeha, ėl-hamdėlla

= fine, thank God

 

 

I am very glad to meet you

فرْصَة سَعِيْدة

fėrsa sa"eede

= a pleasant opportunity

 

 

Do you speak English?

 

بْتحْكِيْ إنْغْلِيْزِيْ ؟

btėhkee 'ėngleezee

= (you) speak English?

 

 

Does anyone here speak English?

 حَدَاْ هونْ بْيحْكِيْ إنْغْلِيْزِيْ  ؟

hadaa hōn byėhkee 'ėngleezee

= someone here speaks English?

 

 

I only speak a little Arabic

أَنَاْ بحْكِيْ بَسْ شْوَيّةْ عَرَبِيْ

'anaa bėhkee bas shwayyet "arabee

= I speak only little (of) Arabic

 

 

What is your name?

 

To a male

شُوْ إسْمَكْ ؟

shoo 'ėsm-ak

= what (is) (the) name (of) you?

 

To a female

شُوْ إسْمكْ ؟

shoo 'ėsm-ek

= what (is) (the) name (of) you?

 

 

My name is John

إسْمِيْ جونْ

'ėsm-ee jōn

= (the) name (of) me (is) John

 

 

I don't understand

مَاْ فْهمتْ

maa fhėmėt

= not (I) understood

 

 

What did you say?

 

To a male

شُوْ قلتْ ؟

shoo 'ėlėt

= what (you) said?

 

To a female

شُوْ قلتِيْ ؟

shoo 'ėltee

= what (you) said?

 

 

Can you speak more slowly?

مُمْكنْ تحْكِيْ أَبْطَأَ شْوَيّْ ؟

mumkėn tėhkee 'abta' shwayy

= (is it) possible (you) speak slower a bit?

 

 

I understand perfectly

 

To a male

عَمْ إفْهَمْ عَليكْ مْنِيْحْ

"am 'ėfham "alai-k mneeh

= (I am) understanding you well

 

To a female

عَمْ إفْهَمْ عَليكِ مْنِيْحْ

"am 'ėfham "alai-ki mneeh

= (I am) understanding you well

 

 

 III. Others

 

That's enough

bikaffee

بِيْكَفِّيْ

(he/it) suffices

 

What is this?

shoo haad

شُوْ هَاْذْ ؟

what (is) this?

 

How much is this?

b-'addaish haad

بْقَدّايشْ هَاْذْ ؟

by as what (is) this?

 

Where is …?

wain

وينْ ... ؟

where (is) … ?

 

 

 

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