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Revision as of 23:34, 4 July 2012

Moroccan Arabic is the main spoken language of Morocco. It is not written down nor used for official speeches or news programs; only Standard Arabic is used for those purposes. Moroccan Arabic is, however, the main language used at home and in the streets of Morocco for everyday conversation.

Contents

Pronunciation guide

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Phrase list

Some phrases in this phrasebook still need to be translated. If you know anything about this language, you can help by plunging forward and translating a phrase.


Basics

Hello. 
. ( SALAM )
Hello. (informal
. (AHLAAN )
How are you? 
 ? ( kif dayer?)
Fine, thank you. 
. ( MZYAN, EL-HAMDILLAH)
What is your name? 
(SHNOO SMEETIK/ -AK??)
My name is ______ . 
______ . (SMEETEE_____ .)
Nice to meet you. 
. (mcherfine )
Please. 
. (AAFAK )
Thank you. 
. ( CHOUKRANE )
You're welcome. 
. (LA CHOUKRA AALA WAJIB )
Yes. 
. (NAAM )
No. 
. (LLLAA )
Excuse me. (getting attention
. (ESSMAHHLIYA )
Excuse me. (begging pardon
. (BALLAK )
I'm sorry. 
. ( SMEHLIYA, AASIF)
Goodbye 
. (BSSLAAMAA )
Goodbye (informal
. (MAA SALAMA )
I can't speak name of language [well]. 
[ ]. (MA KANE HDERCH [ MGHRIBYA]' MZYAN')
Do you speak English? 
 ? ( KATE HDER BEL NEGLIZYA  ?)
Is there someone here who speaks English? 
 ? ( KAAIN chi OUAHAD LI ki hder nglizya ?)
Help! 
 ! ( MOSAADA!)
Look out! 
 ! ( CHOUF LHIHE!)
Good morning. 
. (SBAH ELKHEIR )
Good evening. 
. ( massa elkheir )
Good night. 
. (tssbeh aala kheir )
Good night (to sleep
. (SIIR TN3ASS )
I don't understand. 
. ( MAFHAMETCH )
Where is the toilet? 
 ? ( FINAHIYA KABINA?)

Problems

Numbers

1: wahed 2: juj 3: tleta 4: r-ba 5: hamsa 6: s-ta 7: s-ba 8: t'minya 9: tsoad 10: ashra

20: eshren 50: khamsun 100: mya 200: meyten 500: hamsamaa

1000: al-ef 2000: alf-en 5000: hamsaalef

===Time===waqt

Clock time

Duration

====Days====ayaam

Months

Writing time and date

Colors

Transportation

Bus and train

Directions

Taxi

Lodging

Money

Eating

Bars

Shopping

Driving

Authority

Learning more

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Variants

Actions

Destination Docents

In other languages