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Lessons

1. Hello & Goodbye

2. Counting

3. Meeting people

4. In the hotel

5. In the restaurant

6. Writing Arabic

7. part 2

8. part 3

9. part 4

10. My name is Issam

11. My local coffeeshop

12. Swedish women

13. Alexandria's beaches

14. Fixing cars

15. Islam & Christianity

16. Quit smoking?

17. Mountains of cookies

18. My marriage









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Lesson 11
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Listen akhīr; ukh
Other. Masculine and feminine.


Listen 'an
To. Used in a matter similar to English 'to', but not as frequently.


Listen ayy
No. Rarely used alone, in this lesson together with 'shakhs', to become 'nobody'.


Listen bacda
After


Listen zhuhr
Midday


Listen bacda zh-zhuhr
Afternoon


Listen baqiyy
(v) To stay [somewhere], to remain [somewhere]


Listen 'ad-dominow
Domino


Listen fatra
Period of time


Listen ghadara
(v) To leave, to depart from


Listen hum
They, them. Masculine.


Listen hunā
Here


Listen hunāk
There


Listen istatāca
(v) To be able to [do something]


Listen kāna
(v) To be. Rarely used, as this very is omitted from typical Arabic sentences. When it is used, however, it expresses strength.


Listen laciba
(v) To play


Listen maqhā
Coffee shop


Listen qahwā
Coffee. Both for beans, powder and the beverage.


Listen masā'
Evening


Listen tiwāl 'al-masā'
All evening


Listen mithla
Similar to


Listen nahnu
We, us


Listen qadā
(v) To spend [something], to consummate


Listen qadīm; qudamā'
Old. Adjective, here shown in both singular and plural.


Listen sadīq; asdiqā'
Friend. Singular and plural.


Listen samica
(v) To hear, to listen


Listen sawt
Voice


Listen shakhs
People. A form of singular plural. It points at a group of people but is used as a singuarl noun.


Listen shariba
(v) To drink


Listen takallam
To talk, to converse


Listen taqābala
(v) To meet


Listen waqt
Time


Listen cindamā
When

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By Tore Kjeilen