Egyptian Arabic Articles

Egyptian Arabic Articles
Ahmad

Top 10 Imperatives in Spoken Arabic

Welcome! Today, we will learn the most important imperative verbs in Egyptian Arabic. It is imperative that you know all of them! 😃 The first one is…

Egyptian Arabic Articles
Esraa

Only in Egypt

Esraa shares with us some things she thinks are unique to Egypt and teaches us some useful vocabulary in the process.

Egyptian Arabic Articles
Lingualism

Key Egyptian Arabic Expression: معلِشّ ma3alíšš

معلِشّ is used to downplay a situation, whether to console, sympathize, or apologize. The word originally comes from the Modern Standard Arabic phrase ما عليه شيء, which literally means nothing against it.

Egyptian Arabic Articles
Lingualism

Key Egyptian Arabic Expression: كِده kida

كِده is likely the most quintessentially Egyptian word there is. Not only is it very high frequency in everyday speech, but it is unique to the Egyptian Arabic dialect. كِده is related to the Modern Standard Arabic word هكذا like this but takes on a range of idiomatic meanings on its own and in phrases.

Egyptian Arabic Articles
Yomna

Getting Around in Cairo: Buses

Getting around Cairo can sometimes be tricky. Yomna tells us about taking buses in the bustling metropolis. Listen and learn some useful Egyptian Arabic words.

Egyptian Arabic Articles
Yomna

Buying Fruit and Vegetables in Egypt

Yomna tells us about where to buy fruit and vegetables in Egypt, while teaching us some useful words and phrases in Egyptian Arabic.

Egyptian Arabic Articles
Mostafa

Getting a Haircut in Egypt

Ready to get your hair cut in Egypt? Mostafa shares some tips.

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Free Online MSA Course for Arabic Voices

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