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Glossary of Arabic Phrases

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Do you understand?
faahim, faahima, faahimiin
Say it again, please.
guul (guuli) marra taanya, min fadlak (fadlik, fadlakum)
May God make you safe. 
allaah yisallimak (yisallimik, yisallimikum)
Welcome back. (Lit: Thank God for your safety.)
al-Hamdu-lillah, as salaama.
When did you arrive?
Mita wasalt (wasalti, wasaltum)?
Yes, I understand.
ii-wa, faahim (faahima, faahimiin).
It's been a pleasure meeting you.  
Fursa saiida.
Come in.
At-faddal (faddali, faddalu).
This is Mr. Smith. He is American, from Chicago.
Haada s-sayyid Smith. Huwwa (hiyya) Amrikaani, min Chicago.
I'd like to introduce you to Mr. (or Ms.)...
a Hubb arrifak (arrafik, arrafkum) ala a sayyid (sayyida) . . . .
Pleased to meet you.
At sharrafna.
Welcome to you (response).
Ahlan biik (biiki, biikum).
I speak Arabic a little.
Ana atkallam arabi shwayya
I'm good, glory to God.
Tayyib (tayyiba, tayyibiin), al-Hamdu lillah.
Open your books.
IftaH, kutub
How are you?
Keif halak (halik, halakum)?
How are you?
Keefak (Keefik,f) (Keefkum,pl)?
Fine, glory to God (how they say it in Riyadh).
Zein, al-hamdu lillah.
Good morning (greet)
Sabah al-Xeer.
Good morning (response)
Sabah an noor.
I would like. . .
a Hubb
I am hot, I am cold
harran, barrdan
And upon you, peace.
w aleikum as salaam, ahlan wu sahlan.
haada
This. . .
huwwa
He is. . .
faahim?
Understand? (m) faahima (f) fahimiin (pl)
guul marra taanya
say it again
min fadlak(m), min fadlik(f)
please
mita wasalt?
when did you arrive?
allaah yisallimak
May God make you safe (thanks) yisallimik (f) yisallimikum (pl.)
fursa saiida
it's been a pleasure meeting you (fahma, f) (faahmin, pl.)
ii-wa fahim
yes, i understand (
shloonak?
how are you? (gulf dialect)
zein, al hamdu lillah
fine, glory to God (zeena, f) (zeen, pl.) (gulf dialect)
sabah al xeer
good morning (greet) sabah an noor (reply)
sabah an noor
good morning (reply) sabah al xeer (greet)
pardon? (i didn't understand)
naam?
a Hubb. . .
I (would) like (no subjunctive, same as plural)
arrifak
to introduce (arrifik, f.) (arrifkum, pl.)
at sharrafna
pleased to meet you
al Hamdu lillah, al salaama
Thank God for your safety ("welcome back")
w aleikum al-salaam, ahlan w sahlan
and upon you, peace (back to ya) (respone to grreting)
iftaHu kutub
open your books
ahlan biik
welcome, to you (repsonse, masculine tense)
at faddal
come in (welcome, serve yourself, etc.)
tayyib, al hamdu lillah
i'm good, glory to God (masculine) (tayyiba, feminine), (tayyibiin, plural)

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