Egyptian Arabic Vocabulary: Love and Marriage

Egyptian Arabic Vocabulary

Love and Marriage

EnglishPronunciationEgyptian ArabicAudio
to love, be in loveɧabb [1g3]حبّ
loveɧubbحبّ
I love you!baɧíbbak!بحِبّك!
darlingɧabībحبيب
romancerumansíyyaرومانْسيه
to love passionately3íšiʔ [1s4]عِشِق
passion3ašʔعشْق
lover3āšiʔ (3uššāʔ)عاشِق (عُشّاق)
date (romantic)mí3ād (mawa3īd)ميعاد (مَواعيد)
to go on a date with __xárag [1s3] má3a __ fi mi3ādخرج معَ __ فى ميعاد
dating, in a relationship (1)fi -rtibāʈفى اِرْتِباط
dating, in a relationship (2)fi 3alāqit ɧubbفى علاقِة حُبّ
a couple; going out, datingmurtabiʈīn [pl.]مُرْتبِطين
boyfriendȿāɧib (aȿɧāb, ȿuɧāb)صاحِب (اصْحاب، صُحاب)
girlfriendȿáɧbaصاحْبه
to break upinfáȿal [7s2]اِنْفصل
to break someone’s heartkásar [1s1] ʔálbuكسر قلْبُه
engagementxuʈūbaخُطوبه
to get engageditxáʈab [7s1]اِتْخطب
to ask her father for her hand in marriageʈálab [1s3] idēha min abūha li-lgawāzطلب ايديْها مِن ابوها لِلجَواز
fiancéxaʈīb (xuʈʈāb)خطيب (خُطّاب)
fiancéexaʈībaخطيبه
Her fiancé works abroad.xaʈíbha šaɣɣāl bárra.خطيبْها شغّال برّه.
married tomitgáwwiz minمِتْجوِّز مِن
Are you married?ínta mitgáwwiz?اِنْتَ مِتْجوِّز؟
single, unmarried (1)3āzibعازِب
single, unmarried (2)miš mitgáwwizمِش مِتْجوِّز
single, unmarried (3)[single] [invar.]سينْجِل
to get married, marry, weditgáwwiz [5s1]اِتْجوِّز
marriagegawāzجَواز
arranged marriagegawāz ȿalunāt (lit. living room marriage)جَواز صالونات
They got married last year.itgawwízu -ssána -lli fātit.اِتْجوِّزوا السّنه اللى فاتِت.
He married her last year.itgawwízha -ssána -lli fātit.اِتْجوِّزْها السّنه اللى فاتِت.
weddingfáraɧ (afrāɧ)فرح (افْراح)
groom3arīs (3irsān)عريس (عِرْسان)
bride3arūs [f.], 3arūsa (3arāyis)عروس، عروسه (عرايِس)
honeymoonšahrə 3ásalشهْر عسل
newlywedslíssa mitgawwizīn [pl.]لِسّه مِتْجوِّزين
(wedding) anniversary3īd gawāzعيد جَواز
They celebrated their tenth anniversary.iɧtáfalu bi-3īd gawázhum il3āšir.اِحْتفلوا بِعيد جَوازْهُم العاشِر.
divorceʈalāʔطلاق
to get divorceditʈállaʔ [5s2]اِتْطلّق
divorceemuʈállaqمُطلّق
to remarryitgáwwiz [5s1] tāniاِتْجوِّز تانى
My father remarried last year.abūya itgáwwiz tāni -ssána -lli fātit.ابويا اِتْجوِّز تانى السّنه اللى فاتِت.
to be widoweditrámmil [5s1]اِتْرمِّل
widowerármil (arāmil)ارْمِل (ارامِل)
widowarmíla (arāmil)ارْمِله (ارامِل)
to cheat on __ with, have an affair withxān [1h1] __ má3aخان __ معَ
He was cheating on his wife with his secretary.kān biyxūn mirātu má3a -ssikirtēra.كان بِيْخون مِراتُه معَ السِّكِرْتيْره.
kissbōsaبوْسه
to kissbās [1h1]باس
sexginsجِنْس

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