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Knowing how to give or ask for directions in Arabic is important for any language learner or tourist. You never know when it might come in handy

Exploring Arabic speaking countries can be quite an adventure, but you need to know how to ask for directions in Arabic and to understand what you’re told. After all, if you don’t understand the directions, you might miss the very things you hoped to see.  However, first you need to know how to ask for directions, as it is a very common situation for the foreigner abroad. To...

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Telling the time in Arabic is very easy as Arabs use ordinal numbers with hours. So check out our article about time in Arabic

When making plans, appointments, and travel arrangements in Arabic speaking countries, you need to be able to state days and tell the time in Arabic. We’ve already posted an article about days in Arabic, so let’s cover the time words as well. First, however, let’s get familiar with some vocabulary on the subject of time. Here are our examples: EnglishTransliterationArabicClock in ArabicSaa’at haa'itساعة حائطTime in ArabicWaqtوقتMinute in...

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Let's see some names of European countries in Arabic and their nationalities, since there is a high possibility an Arab will ask you where you're from

No matter how good your Arabic is, most people in Arabic speaking countries will know you’re not a native speaker, so if you’re a foreigner visiting or living in an Arab country, you might be frequently asked the following question: min ayn ant?/ من أين انت؟  . Basically, an Arab is asking you, “Where are you from?” You can answer this simply with the country you’re from: ana...

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Let's see some moods and emotions and how to describe them along with some other emotion vocabulary in Arabic. This will help in daily conversation

How do you feel right now? What do you say when you’re happy or surprised, worried or embarrassed? Sometimes we have beautiful things to say and at other times, nastier things to utter. Sometimes we might be on the giving end of these things and occasionally on the receiving side of them. Our ability to interact with each other and manage our relationships with our peers...

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Due to this diversity in transportation in the Arab world, we compiled a list of transportation vocabulary in Arabic that will help you in your journeys

Humanity’s first means of transportation involved walking, running and swimming. With the domestication of animals, however, came the ability for people to not only go farther, faster astride these great creatures, but much heavier loads could also be carried by these beasts of burden. Even though Arabs used camels for transportation in the past, Middle Eastern countries are now more urbanized than the world average...

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