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Egyptian Dialect

We’ve already mentioned how watching Arabic films can help you practice your Arabic and make learning Arabic easier. And since most Arabic films are produced in Egypt, there is the extra-added benefit of practicing and learning the Egyptian dialect. The Egyptian film industry has produced an extraordinary collection of features since its inception in the late 19th century. From gushy romance films to gut-wrenching drama, Egyptian...

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If you have ever seen any Egyptian movies that are so popular around the world, you may think that this is the only form of spoken Arabic. This is why a lot of people learn the Egyptian dialect because it is the one most often heard in Western countries. Egypt’s official languages are Modern Standard Arabic and there are reported to be another fifteen languages spoken...

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How different is the Egyptian dialect from the Iraqi dialect

When we think of Iraq, we usually picture a war-torn country after suffering from decades of chaos. It is hard to think of it as a thriving or even functional place. But before the wars, Iraq was a modernized country full of rich culture, language, and ethnic groups. Traveling between Iraq and Egypt is like being in two different worlds. Iraq has several Arabic dialects most commonly Levantine Arabic....

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emotions in arabic

If you’re one of the over ten million people who, like me, suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder, a type of depression that's related to changes in seasons, it’s that time of the year when you may be feeling a little more down than you do in those happy-go-lucky days of summer. However, I have some good news for you because today were going to try to...

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Arabic Dialects

If you’ve decided to learn Arabic online or in a classroom, you may have noticed that there seems to be a lot of regional dialects within the language, and you would be correct to notice that. Many Arabic speaking countries, and especially those of the Middle East and North Africa, speak different variants of the Arabic language and this is especially true in both Egypt...

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Learn Egyptian Arabic Words and Phrases

Egyptian Arabic, known by the locals as maSree (مصري), is the Arabic dialect spoken in Egypt with nearly 65 million native speakers of the language. Not only is it is largest of the spoken Arabic dialects, it is also probably the most well known dialect of all of the Arabic speaking countries because of the popularity of Egypt’s films, plays, music and television series throughout the...

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