Telephone conversation - Kaleela

Telephone conversation

Telephone conversation

 

 

تِلِفون

 

/tilifoon/

 

Means

 

Mobile phone

 

 

 

 


 

 

 رَقَم تِلِفون

 

/raqam tilifoon/

 

Means

 

Phone number

 

 

 


 

 

 بيتِّصِلْ بِـ

 

/byittiSil bi/

 

He calls

 

اِتَّصَلْ بِـ

 

/ittaSal bi/

 

He called

 

 

 


 

 

بَتِّصِلْ بِــ

 

/battiSil bi/

 

I call

 

اِتَّصَلتْ بِــ

 

/ittaSalt bi/

 

I called

 

 

 


 

 

مُمْكِن أَكَلِّم سامي؟

 

/mumkin akallim saamee/

 

Means

 

Can I talk to Sami?

 

 

 


 

 

 مين بيتِّصِلْ؟

 

/meen byittiSil/

 

Means

 

Who is calling?

 

 

 


 

 

طبعاً، أَكيد

 

/Tabʻan ʼakeed/

 

Means

 

Yes, sure

 

 

 


 

 

 لَحْظَة بَعدِ اِزنِك

 

/laHza baʻdi ʼiznik/

 

Means

 

One moment please (To a female)

 

 

 


 

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

 

Intonation will indicate if it is an inquiry

 

As in

 

دا توم؟

 

Means

 

Is that Tom?

 

 

 


 

 

 الرَّقَمْ غَلَط

 

/irraqam ghalaT/

 

Means

 

Wrong number

 

 

 


 

 

الخَط مَشْغول

 

/ilkhaT mashghool/

 

Means

 

Line is busy

 

 

 


 

 

سارَة مَوجودة؟

 

/saarah mawgoodah/

 

Means

 

Is Sara there?

 

 

 


 

 

 سامي مَوجود؟

 

/saamee mawgood/

 

Means

 

Is Sami there?

 

 

 


 

 

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