Learning Arabic Words & Expressions

Have you wondered what are the names of various professions in Arabic and how people pronounce in Arabic their names? Check out this article

I have worn many hats throughout my professional career. My very first job as a teenager was working as طاه – taahi (cook) at a famous fast food restaurant. Later, I was a مشغل الراديو - mushghil arraadyu (radio operator), حارس أمن - haaris ‘amn ( security guard),  خطاط – ‘Khatat (sign painter), and even worked for a while in بناء الطرق - binaa’ atturuq...

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In this article you’ll score points with your Arabic speaking friends by learning vocabulary and grammar for Arab sports.

No matter where you travel in the world, you’ll find people that love playing riyaaDa (sports), and this is also especially true of Arabs. Whether it’s individual sports like ملاكمة / mulaakamah (boxing) or team sports like كرة القدم الامريكية / kurat alqadam al’amreekiyah (rugby), you’re sure to find an Arab audience for it. Without a doubt, however, the most popular sport in the Arab world is كرة القدم / kurat alqadam  In fact, it is the...

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Another one rides the bus in this article on Arabic vocabulary for riding the bus.

One of the great advantages of living in the city is the variety of وسائل النقل العامة wasaa’il annaql al’aamah  (public transportation) that can shuttle you around that city. In most Arabic speaking countries, the cheapest form of transportation is usually the حافلة haafilah (bus). If you’re taking the Haafila from city to city, one of the benefits besides saving money is that you get to take in all the beautiful...

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Learn to make the perfect sentence in Arabic in this post that starts you with the basics.

So far you’ve learned so many Arabic vocabulary words that you don’t know what to do with them. Well, in this article, Kaleela is going to show you exactly what to do with them by teaching you how to organize and structure your vocabulary into basic sentences in Arabic. Let’s get started! There are primarily three types of sentence structures in Arabic: the basic, the compound,...

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Hello! Is it Arabic you’re looking for? Look no further than this article on the many ways to say Hello in Arabic

No matter the language, one of the first things every student learns is how to say hello. Arabic language is no different. This is a great way to introduce yourself to others you meet. It is also an excellent way to start an Arabic conversation. However, there are many different ways to greet somebody. Here are a few: Marhaba - مرحبا Meaning “Hello” or “Hi”, marhaba is...

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Saying goodbye to an Arab friend is sometimes hard, but it doesn’t have to be. See how to say goodbye in Arabic in this article

One interesting aspect related to saying “goodbye” in the Arab world is that saying goodbye can take a very long time! For example, I was on a phone call with an Iraqi student of mine one day and the end of the conversation went something like this:Me: “Okay, taalibee (my student), I will talk to you later.” Student: “Okay, ustaazee (my teacher).  Hello. Hello. Goodbye....

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