Essential Arabic Words: Comprehensive Learning Guide

Embarking on the journey to learn Arabic can be both exciting and challenging. To help you get started, here is a comprehensive guide with essential words and phrases across various categories that will form the foundation of your Arabic vocabulary.

Basic Greetings

Hello

Arabic: مرحبا (marhaban)

How are you?

Arabic: كيف حالك؟ (kayfa haluk?)

Thank you

Arabic: شكرا (shukran)

Goodbye

Arabic: وداعا (wada’an)

Please

Arabic: من فضلك (min fadlak)

Yes

Arabic: نعم (na’am)

No

Arabic: لا (la)

Colors

Red

Arabic: أحمر (ahmar)

Blue

Arabic: أزرق (azraq)

Green

Arabic: أخضر (akhdar)

Yellow

Arabic: أصفر (asfar)

Black

Arabic: أسود (aswad)

White

Arabic: أبيض (abyad)

Numbers

One

Arabic: واحد (wahid)

Two

Arabic: اثنان (ithnan)

Three

Arabic: ثلاثة (thalatha)

Four

Arabic: أربعة (arba’a)

Five

Arabic: خمسة (khamsa)

Six

Arabic: ستة (sitta)

Seven

Arabic: سبعة (sab’a)

Eight

Arabic: ثمانية (thamania)

Nine

Arabic: تسعة (tis’a)

Ten

Arabic: عشرة (ashara)

Days of the Week

Monday

Arabic: الإثنين (al-ithnayn)

Tuesday

Arabic: الثلاثاء (ath-thulatha)

Wednesday

Arabic: الأربعاء (al-arba’a)

Thursday

Arabic: الخميس (al-khamis)

Friday

Arabic: الجمعة (al-jum’a)

Saturday

Arabic: السبت (as-sabt)

Sunday

Arabic: الأحد (al-ahad)

Common Phrases

What is your name?

Arabic: ما اسمك؟ (ma ismuk?)

My name is…

Arabic: اسمي… (ismi…)

Where is the bathroom?

Arabic: أين الحمام؟ (ayna al-hamam?)

How much does this cost?

Arabic: بكم هذا؟ (bikam hatha?)

I don’t understand

Arabic: لا أفهم (la afham)

Can you help me?

Arabic: هل يمكنك مساعدتي؟ (hal yumkinuka musa’adati?)

Excuse me / I’m sorry

Arabic: عفواً / آسف (afwan / asif)

Good morning

Arabic: صباح الخير (sabah al-khayr)

Good night

Arabic: تصبح على خير (tusbih ala khayr)

See you later

Arabic: أراك لاحقاً (araka lahikan)

I am lost

Arabic: أنا ضائع (ana daeia)

I need help

Arabic: أحتاج إلى مساعدة (ahtaj ila musaeada)

Do you speak English?

Arabic: هل تتحدث الإنجليزية؟ (hal tatahaddath al-injilizia?)

I am a tourist

Arabic: أنا سائح (ana sayeh)

Can I take a picture?

Arabic: هل يمكنني التقاط صورة؟ (hal yumkinuni alttaqat sura?)

What time is it?

Arabic: كم الساعة؟ (kam alssaea?)

Start Learning Today

These basic words and phrases are just the beginning of your Arabic learning journey. To further enhance your language skills, consider using language learning apps like Glosa. They offer interactive exercises, progress tracking, and personalized learning paths to make your study sessions effective and enjoyable.

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