Now let’s learn some basic Arabic conversations. This lesson will teach you how to introduce yourself, as well as simple words and phrases like yes, no, excuse me and I don’t understand. Learn these and you’ll be ready to conduct short conversations in Arabic.

This lesson is part of the chapter “Learning Arabic“.

Basic Arabic words & phrases: conversations

Video: How to Introduce Yourself in Arabic

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Vocabulary

Basic conversation

EnglishArabicArabic
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
yesنعمna'am
noلاla
please / you’re welcomeمن فضلك / انت موضع ترحيبmin fadlik
you’re very welcomeانت موضع ترحيب للغايةanta mawdi' tarhib lil ghaya
thank youشكراchokran
thank you very muchشكرا جزيلاchokran jazilan
thanksشكراchokran
Excuse me!عفوا! afwan

Communication

EnglishArabicArabic
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
I understand.أفهمafham
I don’t understandلا أفهمla afham
Hello (on the phone) / I beg your pardon?مرحباmarhaban
What does that mean?ماذا يعني ذلك؟mada ya'ni dalik
I don’t know.لا أعرفla a'rif
I don’t speak Polish.لا أتكلم البولنديةla atakalamo al bolandiya
I speak a little Polish.أتكلم البولندية قليلا atakalamo al bolandiya kalilan
Do you speak english? (informal)هل تتكلمي الإنجليزية؟hal tatakalami al enjliziya
Do you speak english? (formal)هل تتكلم الإنجليزية؟hal tatakalamo al enjliziya
Yes, I do speak english.نعم، أتكلم الإنجليزية.na'am, atakalamo al injliziya
No, I don’t speak english.لا، لا أتكلم الإنجليزية.la, la atakalamo al injliziya

Making acquaintances

EnglishArabicArabic
(Romanization)
Pronunciation
(Audio)
Please talk more slowly!يرجى التحدث ببطء أكثر!yorja a tahadoth bi bote aktar
Nice to meet you!سررت بمقابلتك!sorirto bi mokabalatika
How are you?كيف حالك؟kayfa halok
Good, thank youجيد، شكرا لكjayid, chokran lak
I’m well, thanks!أنا بخير، شكر!ana bikhayr, chokran
Not bad, thanks!ليست سيئة، شكر!laysat sayia, chokran
very badسيئ للغايةsayie lil ghaya
What’s your name?ما اسمك؟ma ismok
My name is [...].اسمي )…(ismi (…)
What’s your first name?ما هو اسمك الأول؟ma howa ismoka al awal
My first name is [...]اسمي الأول هو )…(ismi al awal howa (…)
How old are you?كم عمرك؟kam 'omrok
I’m [...] years old.أنا في )…( من العمرana fi (…) mina al 'omr
What are your hobbies?ما هي هواياتك؟ma hiya hiwayatok
What do you like doing?ماذا تريد ان تفعل؟mada torido an taf'al
What are you doing (at the moment)?ماذا تفعل )في الوقت الحاضر(؟mada taf'al (fi al wakt al hadir)
Where do you live?أين تسكن؟ayna taskon
I live in [...] أعيش في )…(a'ichi fi (…)
I’m from Englandأنا من إنكلتراana min injlatira
I’m Englishأنا إنجليزيana injlizi
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