Egyptian Arabic Vocabulary: Verbs

Egyptian Arabic Vocabulary

Verbs

EnglishPronunciationEgyptian ArabicAudio
to abandon, deserthágar [1s3]هجر
to acceptwāfiʔ [3s]وافِق
to accompanyrāɧ [1h1] má3aراح معَ
to accompanymíši [1d5] má3aمِشى معَ
to adjustʐábbaʈ [2s2]ظبّط
to admiti3táraf [8s1]اِعْترف
to advise, recommendnáȿaɧ [1s1]نصح
to affectʔássar [2s2] 3álaاثّر علَى
to allowsámaɧ [1s1]سمح
to answer, respond, reply (1)raddə [1g2] 3álaردّ علَى
to answer, respond, reply (2)gāwib [3s] 3álaجاوِب علَى
to apologize fori3tázar [8s1] 3anاِعْتذر عن
to appearʐáhar [1s1]ظهر
to appreciateqáddar [2s2]قدّر
to approve ofríɖi [1d4] bi-رِضى بِـ
to arrange, organizenáʐʐam [2s2]نظّم
to ascend, go upʈíli3 [1s4]طِلِع
to asksáʔal [1s1]سأل
to attendɧáɖar [1s1]حضر
to bekān [1h1]كان
to be able to, can (1)ʔídir [1s4]قِدِر
to be able to, can (2)3írif [1s4]عِرِف
Can you swim?tí3raf ti3ūm?تِعْرف تِعوم؟
I can’t understand a word you’re saying.ma-ʔdárš áfham ɧāga min kalāmak.مقْدْرش افْهم حاجه مِن كلامك.
to become, bebáʔa [1d1]بقَى
to beg, pleaditwássil [5s1]اِتْوَسّل
to begin, startbádaʔ [1s1]بدأ
to behaveiɧtáram [8s1]اِحْترم
to betrāhin [3s]راهِن
to blame __ forlām [1h1] __ 3álaلام __ علَى
to breakkásar [1s1]كسر
to bring, getgāb [1h2]جاب
to burnɧáraʔ [1s1]حرق
to careihtámm [8g]اِهْتمّ
to carry, lift, pick upšāl [1h2]شال
Did she carry the box to the kitchen?híyya šālit iȿȿandūʔ li-lmáʈbax?هِىَّ شالِت الصّنْدوق للمطْبخ؟
He lifted the child up.šāl iʈʈífl.شال الطِّفْل.
He picked the book up from the table.húwwa šāl ilkitāb min 3ála -ʈʈarabēza.هُوَّ شال الِكتاب مِن علَى الطّرابيْزه.
to changeɣáyyar [2s2]غيّر
to change, be changeditɣáyyar [5s2]اِتْغيّر
to chase, pursueʈārid [3s]طارِد
to cheat, deceiveɣašš [1g3]غشّ
to cheer, encouragešágga3 [2s2]شجّع
to chooseixtār [8h]اِخْتار
to climb, ascendʈíli3 [1s4]طِلِع
to close, lockʔáfal [1s2]قفل
to comegih [i1]جِهْ
to compareqārin [3s]قارِن
to contactittáȿal [8s1] bi-اِتّصل بِـ
to continuekámmil [2s1]كمِّل
to declineráfaɖ [1s3]رفض
to decrease, reduceʔall [1g3]قلّ
to demandʈálab [1s3]طلب
to denynákar [1s2]نكر
to descend, go downnízil [1s5]نِزِل
to describewáȿaf [1s2]وَصف
to designȿámmim [2s1]صمِّم
to differixtálaf [8s1]اِخْتلف
to disappearixtáfa [8d]اِخْتفَى
to do, make3ámal [1s2]عمل
to dropwáʔʔa3 [2s2]وَقّع
He dropped his book.wáʔʔa3 kitābu.وّقَع كِتابُه.
to edit, correct (1)ɧárrar [2s2]حرّر
to edit, correct (2)3áddil [2s1]عدِّل
to express3ábbar [2s2] 3anعبّر عن
I can’t express myself in Arabic very well.ma-baʔdárš a3ábbar 3an náfsi bi-l3árabi kuwáyyis.مبقْدرْش اعبّر عن نفْسى بِالعربى كُوَيِّس.
to fallwíʔi3 [i5]وِقِع
to findlāʔa [3d], láʔa [i4]لاقَى، لقَى
to finish, come to an endintáha [8d]اِنْتهَى
to finish, end, complete, accomplish (1)xállaȿ [2s2]خلّص
to finish, end, complete, accomplish (2)náha [1d2]نهَى
to fixȿállaɧ [2s2]صلّح
to floatʈáfa [1d2]طفا
The ball is floating in the water.ilkōra btíʈfu fōʔ ilmáyya.الكوْره بِتِطْفو فوْق الميّه.
to get, take, receive, obtainɧáȿal [1s1] 3álaحصل علَى
to giveídda [i2]اِدَّى
to gorāɧ [1h1]راح
to happen (1)gára [1d1]جرَى
to happen (2)ɧáȿal [1s1]حصل
to havekān [1h1] 3ánduكان عنْدُه
to helpsā3id [3s]ساعِد
to hit (1)ɖárab [1s1]ضرب
to hit (2)xábaʈ [1s1]خبط
to imagineitxáyyil [5s1]اِتْخيِّل
to intend tonáwa [1d2]نَوَى
I intend to succeed at my job.ána nāwi ángaɧ fi šúɣli.انا ناوى انْجح فى شُغْلى.
to jumpnaʈʈ [1g2]نطّ
to keep, continue (doing) (1)istamárrə [10g1] fi-اِسْتمرّ فى
to keep, continue (doing) (2)fíɖil [1s4]فِضِل
to leave; quitsāb [1h2]ساب
to liekídib [1s5]كِدِب
to live3āš [1h2]عاش
to lookbaȿȿə [1g2] li-بصّ لِـ
to losexísir [1s4]خِسِر
to meanʔáȿad [1s3]قصد
to moveitɧárrak [5s2]اِتْحرّك
He hasn’t moved in ten minutes.húwwa ma-tɧarrákš baʔālu 3ášar daʔāyiʔ.هُوَّ متْحرّكْش بقالُه عشر دقايِق.
to move (something)ɧárrak [2s2]حرّك
I can’t move my leg!miš ʔādir aɧárrak rígli!مِش قادِر احرّك رِجْلى!
to openfátaɧ [1s1]فتح
to order, commandʔámar [1s3]امر
to order, requestʈálab [1s3]طلب
to pass, go past3ádda [2d]عدَّى
to preparegáhhiz [2s1]جهِّز
to prohibitmána3 [1s1]منع
to punish3āqib [3s]عاقِب
to put, set (down)ɧaʈʈ [1h1]حطّ
He set down the book on the table.húwwa ɧaʈʈ ilkitāb 3ála -ʈʈarabēza.هُوَّ حطّ الكِتاب علَى الطّربيْزه.
to say, tellʔāl [1h1]قال
to showwárra [2d]وَرَى
to sinkɣíriʔ [1s4]غِرِق
The Titanic sank over a hundred years ago.it[Titanic] ɣírʔit min áktar min mīt sána.التّايْتانيك غِرْقِت مِن اكْتر مِن مية سنه.
to stay (1)istánna [10.2i]اِسْتنَّى
to stay (2)ʔá3ad [1s3]قعد
to succeednígiɧ [1s4]نِجِح
to suggest, proposeiqtáraɧ [8s1]اِقْترح
to takeʔáxad [i3]; xad [i3]اخد، خد
to tearmázzaʔ [2s2]مزّق
to thankšákar [1s3]شكر
to tierábaʈ [1s3]ربط
to touchlámas [1s2]لمس
to try, attemptɧāwil [3s]حاوِل
to try, try outgárrab [2s2]جرّب
to use (1)istá3mil [10s1]اِسْتعْمِل
to use (2)istáxdim [10s1]اِسْتخْدِم
to waitistánna [10.2i]اِسْتنَّى
to walk, go, leavemíši [1d5]مِشى
to welcome, greetráɧɧab [2s2]رحّب

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