Telling Time

Telling Time

السَّاعَة

 

/issaaʻah/

 

Means

 

O’clock

 

 

 


 السَّاعَة

Is feminine in Arabic, therefore we would use feminine form for numbers

As in (السَّاعَة وَحْدِة)

It is one o’clock

 

 

 

 


 

الصِّبِحْ

 

/iSSibiH/

 

 

Means

 

 

AM

 

 

 

 


 

المَسا

 

/ilmasaa/

 

 

Means

 

 

PM

 

 

 

 


 

قَدِّيش السَّاعَة؟

 

/ʼaddaish issaaʻah/

 

 

Means

 

 

What is the time?

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

نِصّ

 

/niSS/

 

Means

 

Half

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

رِبِع

 

/ribiʻ/

 

Means

 

Quarter

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

تِلِتْ

 

/tilit/

 

Means

 

Third

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

دَقيقَة

 

/daʼeeʼah/

 

Means

 

Minute

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

دَقايق

 

/daʼaayiʼ/

 

Means

 

Minutes

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

“وَ “

 

means

 

“And”

 

When telling time  “وَ “

 

will turn the meaning into “Past”

 

As in (السَّاعَة أَرْبَعَة و نِصّ)

 

Half past four

 

 


 

 

 

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