Learn Basic Arabic Words: Part Two - Kaleela

Learn Basic Arabic Words: Part Two

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Learn Basic Arabic Words: Part Two


Welcome back to the second part our five-part series on 100 essential words and phrases that you should know if you’re just learning Arabic for beginners. 

Once again, we’ve also included some example phrases and questions that you can see the word used in. The more you learn Arabic language vocabulary, the more you’ll find yourself picking up more and more vocabulary along the way. Right now, however, just focus on learning these next 20 words and by the end of the series, you’ll have learned 100 of the core words and phrases to continue on your Arabic journey.


100 Core Arabic Vocabulary Words (Part 2)

English Transliteration Arabic
small saghir صغير
good jayid جيد 
bad sayiya سيئة 
beautiful ǧamīl جميل 
ugly qabīḥ قبيح 
difficult saeb صعب
easy sahl سهل
far baed بعيد 
near qarib قريب
Hello marḥaban مرحباً
Good morning sabahu al-hair صباح الخير
Good afternoon masaaʾu alkheyr مساء الخير
Good evening masaaʾu al-hair مساء الخير
Good night tusbiḥ ala hayr تصبح على خير
How are you? kayfa ḥaluk ? كيف حالك ؟
Thank you! shukraan شكرا
No la لا 
Yes na’am نعم
Delicious! ladhidha لذيذة
I’m…(name). ana … ( aism ) أنا … (الإسم)




Well, there are your second twenty words and phrases to help you continue on your journey into Arabic. We’d like to remind you that if you would like to learn more Arabic vocabulary and phrases, then why not download the Kaleela Arabic language app to your IOS or Android device? It’s the best way to learn Arabic because it’s full of lots more to learn that goes way beyond these core Arabic words.


For instance, you can learn Arabic writing, learn to speak Arabic, learn to read Arabic, and unlike other Arabic language apps, you can even learn Arabic dialects such as Levantine Arabic, Modern Standard Arabic, and you can even learn Egyptian Arabic. Plus, we’ve just started a new course in Syrian Arabic to help you learn the exact Arabic you need, whether it be for travel, for business or just for fun. You get all this and more when you download the Kaleela Arabic language app and it’s all free. Find out more at kaleela.com.