Site icon Kaleela

Traditions and culture

 

 

صامْ

 

/Saam/

 

Means

 

To fast/ To abstain (from food)

 

https://kaleela.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/sam.mp3?_=1

 

 


 

أَفْطَرْ

 

/ʼafTar/

 

Means

 

To break the fasting/ To eat breakfast

 

https://kaleela.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/aftar.mp3?_=2

 

 


 

 

وَقِتْ الفْطور

 

/waʼit ilfToor/

 

Iftar time

 

https://kaleela.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/waetiliftoor.mp3?_=3

 

 


 

 

صايِم

 

/Saayim/

 

Fasting (Masculine)

 

صايْمِة

 

/Saaymeh/

 

Fasting (Feminine)

 

https://kaleela.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/sayimsayima.mp3?_=4

 

 


 

 

تَمِرْ و مَيْ

 

/tamir u may/

 

Means

 

Dates and water

 

 

https://kaleela.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/tamirwmay.mp3?_=5

 

 


 

 

وَقِتْ السّحور

 

/waʼit issHoor/

 

Is an Islamic term referring to the meal consumed by Muslims early in the morning before fasting

 

https://kaleela.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/waatilshor.mp3?_=6

 

 


 

 

عيد الفِطِر

 

/ʻeed ilfiTir/

 

Is the Eid that comes directly after Ramadan.

 

https://kaleela.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/eedilfitir.mp3?_=7

 

 


 

 

عيد الأَضْحى

 

/ʻeed ilʼadhHaa/

 

Is the greater Eid which follows the completion of the annual Hajj pilgrimage.

 

https://kaleela.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/eediladha.mp3?_=8

 

 


 

 

أَواعي العيد

 

/ʼawaaʻee ilʻeed/

 

Means

 

Eid clothing

 

https://kaleela.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/awaiileed.mp3?_=9

 

 


 

 

أُضْحِيِّة

 

/ʼudhHiyyeh/

 

Means

 

The sacrifice of Eid Al Adha. It can be a goat, camel, lamb or cow.

 

https://kaleela.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/udhyaa.mp3?_=10

 

 


 

 

صَلاة الجُمْعَة

 

/Salaat iljumʻah/

 

Means

 

Friday’s prayer

 

https://kaleela.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/salaatiljumaa.mp3?_=11

 

 


 

 

قَضى وَقِتْ مَعْ عيلْتُه

 

/ʼadhaa waʼit maʻ ʻailtuh/

 

Means

 

He spent time with his family

 

https://kaleela.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/adhawatmaailtu.mp3?_=12

 

 


 

 

Fridays are really important for Arab families. It is considered a holy day and families prefer to spend time with each other.

 

 


 

قَرايِب

 

/ʼaraayib/

 

Means

 

Relatives

 

https://kaleela.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/arayib.mp3?_=13

 

 


 

 

مَنْسَف

 

/mansaf/

 

Is the Jordanian traditional dish.

 

https://kaleela.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/mansaf.mp3?_=14

 

 


 

 

For more info regarding the Traditions and culture and how to learn Arabic online,
you can download the Arabic learning app Kaleela to learn Arabic the right way.