Introduce Yourself - Kaleela

Introduce Yourself

Introduce Yourself

 

اِسِم

 

/isim/

 

Means

 

Name

 

 

 

 


 

 

.. اِسْمي

 

/ismee/

 

Means

 

My name is …

 

 

 

 


 

 

.. اِسْمَك

 

/ismak/

 

Means

 

Your name is…

 

As in

 

اِسْمَك توم

 

 

 


 

 

شو اِسْمَك؟

 

/shoo ismak/

 

Means

 

What is your name? (To a male)

 

 

 

 


 

شو اِسْمِك؟

 

/shoo ismik/

 

Means

 

What is your name? (To a female)

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

عُمُر

 

/ʻumur/

 

Means

 

Age

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

عُمْري

 

/ʻumree/

 

Means

 

I am … (In terms of telling age)

 

As in

 

عُمْري ٢٥ سَنِة

 

 

 

 


 

 

كَمْ عُمْرَك؟

 

/kam ʻumrak/

 

Means

 

How old are you? (To a male)

 

 

 

 

 

 


كَمْ عُمْرِك؟

 

/kam ʻumrik/

 

Means

 

How old are you? (To a female)

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 .. اِنْوَلَدِتْ في

 

/inwaladit fee/

 

Means

 

I was born in ..

 

 

 

 


 

.. اِنْوَلَدْ في

 

/inwalad fee/

 

Means

 

He was born in ..

 

 

 


 

و

 

/u/

 

Means

 

And

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

مِتْزَوِّج

 

/mitzawwij/

 

Means

 

Married

 

 

The feminine form is

 

مِتْزَوْجِة

 

/mitzawjeh/

 

 

 

 


 

 

عِزَّابي

 

/ʻizzaabee/

 

Means

 

Single (Masculine)

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

مِش مِتْزَوْجِة

 

/mish mitzawjeh/

 

Means

 

Single (Feminine)

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

هُوِّ عايِش في

 

/huwweh ʻaayish fee/

 

Means

 

He lives in…

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

أَنا معَلِّم

 

/ʼanaa mʻallim/

 

Means

 

I am a teacher (Masculine)

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

أَنا بَشْتَغِل دِبْلوماسِيِّة

 

/ʼanaa bashtaghil diblumaasiyyeh/

 

Means

 

I work as a diplomat

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

عِنْدي كَلْب

 

/ʻindee kalb/

 

Means

 

I have a dog

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

ما عِنْدي أَخو

 

/maa ʻindee ʼakhoo/

 

Means

 

I do not have a brother

 

 

 

 

 


 

“Yes or No” questions do not have a question word in dialectal Arabic.

 

Intonation will indicate if it is an inquiry

 

As in

 

عِندَك بِسِّة؟

 

/ʻindak bisseh/

 

Do you have a cat?

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

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