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Learn Basic Arabic Words: Part Four

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Learn Basic Arabic Words: Part Four

We’re happy to see you back for part four of our five-part series on 100 essential words and phrases that you should know if you’re just learning Arabic for beginners.  Like all parts of this series, we’ve also included some example phrases and questions that you can see the word used in. As you learn Arabic language vocabulary, you’ll find yourself picking up more and more vocabulary along the way. After this lesson, you’ll have learned 80 core vocabulary words in Arabic and only 20 more to go!


100 Core Arabic Vocabulary Words (Part 4)

English Transliteration Arabic
number raqm رقم
0 (zero) sifr صفر
1 (one) wahid واحد
2 (two) athnayn اثنان
3 (three) thalath ثلاثة
4 (four) arba أربعة
5 (five) khamsa خمسة
6 (six) sita ستة
7 (seven) seba سبعة
8 (eight) thamania ثمانية
9 (nine) tisa تسع
10 (ten) ashra عشرة
see raʾa رأى 
Nice to meet you. tasharfna تشرفنا
Goodbye mʿ al-slamh مع السلامة
coffee qahwah قهوة 
milk halib حليب
tea shay شايْ 
water maa ماء 
wine easir عصير


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