Hello and welcome to part one of our five-part series on 100 essential words and phrases that you should know if you’re just learning Arabic for beginners. We’ve also included some example phrases and questions that you can see the word used in. Don’t worry if you don’t know all of the words in our examples. As you continue to learn Arabic language skills, you will find yourself picking up more and more vocabulary along the way. Right now, however, just focus on learning these 20 words and by the end of the series, you’ll have learned 100 of the core words and phrases to start you on your Arabic journey.
|Week in Arabic||ʾusbuʿ||أسبوع|
|Year in Arabic||sana||سنة|
|Today in Arabic||al–yawm||اليوم|
|Tomorrow in Arabic||gadan||غداً|
|Yesterday in Arabic||ams||أمس|
|Calendar in Arabic||taqwim||تقويم|
|Second in Arabic||taniyah||ثانية|
|Hour in Arabic||saʿa||ساعة|
|Minute in Arabic||daqiqa||دقيقة|
|O’clock in Arabic||assaʿah||الساعة|
|Clock in Arabic||saʿah||ساعة|
|Could in Arabic||ʾistataʿa||إستطاع|
|Use in Arabic||ʾistakhdama||إستخدم|
|Do in Arabic||qama||قام|
|Go in Arabic||daHaba||ذهب|
|Come in Arabic||ʾata||أتى|
|Come towards in Arabic||ʾata nahw||أتى نحو|
|Laugh in Arabic||yadahik||يضحك|
|Cry in Arabic||yabki||يبكي|
|Make in Arabic||qama||قام|
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