Author: Yomna

Origami in Cairo

Learn Arabic as it is really spoken. Listen to and read Egyptian Colloquial Arabic. Yomna and her sons broaden their cultural horizons. ازيكو؟ المره دى خدت الولاد و رحنا اليابان. يعنى مش اليابان اوى بس قريب منها! و انا صغيره دايما كان بابايا يحكيلى على الشعوب و الحضارات و الفنون المختلفه. وده خلانى عندى دايما شغف ان انا اتعرف ع الحاجات دى. و لما ولادى ابتدوا يكبروا شويه، حبيت ان انا اشارك معاهم الشغف ده. قررنا نبتدى بالثقافه اليابانيه. خدنا بعض و رحنا قضينا يوم فى سفارة اليابان فى القاهره. اول حاجه دخلنا نجرب اللبس اليابانى. حمزه لبس و...

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A Small Adventure

Learn Arabic as it is really spoken. Listen to and read Egyptian Colloquial Arabic. Yomna tells us about the early morning adventure she and her sons had just across the street, at one of the most iconic places on Earth. يوم الاتنين اللى فات كان شم النسيم. و رغم انه يوم اجازه و كان نفسى انام لوقت متأخر لكن سلمان ابنى الصغير معندوش الكلام ده. عينه مظبوطه ع المعاد اليومى للصحيان. طبعاً لما بنصحى بتبتدى الدوشه. و بيصحى جوزى على صوتنا. قررت انى اسمحله فى اليوم ده يستمتع بشويه نوم زياده. اول ما صحيت انا و الولاد، لبسنا و...

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A Trip to Aswan

Learn Arabic as it is really spoken. Listen to and read Egyptian Colloquial Arabic. Yomna tells us more about her trip to Luxor and Aswan and the places she explored there.  اهلا بيكم. خلصنا جولتنا فى الاقصر، و ركبنا المركب فى اتجاه اسوان. لما دخلنا الكابينه بتاعتنا و فتحنا الشبابيك منظر شط النيل و السفينه بتشق الميه. كأنك فى فيلم بس الهوا و الميه بيلمسوا وشك و انت بتتفرج. احساس جميل جدا… كان اول مره اجربه. تانى يوم الصبح وقفت السفينه عشان نزور معبدين فى الطريق. دايما كنت بحب اسمع شرح المرشدين و اعرف قصة كل معبد و معانى...

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A Trip to Luxor

Learn Arabic as it is really spoken. Listen to and read Egyptian Colloquial Arabic. Yomna tells us about why she loves “the dark, beautiful land” of Luxor and Aswan.  اهلا بيكم. السنه دى ٢٥ يناير كان بالنسبه لى يوم له اهميه خاصه جداً، مش لاسباب سياسيه و لكن لانه كان بداية رحله جميله جداً قمت بيها انا و اسرتى الصغيره لاحب مكان الى قلبى: الاقصر و اسوان. علاقة الحب بينى و بين المكان ده بدات من حوالى ١٠ سنين لما رحت هناك اول مره. كنت ساعتها طالعه فى رحله تبع جمعية بيوت الشباب. و قضينا انا وصاحباتى ٧ ايام كانوا...

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Yomna’s Birthday

Learn Arabic as it is really spoken. Listen to and read Egyptian Colloquial Arabic. As Yomna reaches a milestone, she reflects on her life. What has she learned from the past, and what does she want to do in the future?  اهلاً بيكم. يوم ١٤ / ١١ ده كان يوم ميلادى. بابايا و جوزى و ابنى فاجئونى بتورتايه حلوه اوى. كتبولى عليها كل سنه و انتى طيبه. و جابوا حلويات كتير. كان يوم حلو بمعنى الكلمه. هقولكو بصراحه، انا تميت السنه دى ٣٥ سنه مبحبش بقى موضوع انى اخبى سنى و افضل طول عمرى عندى ٢٢ سنه و الكلام ده....

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