1000 most common Levantine Arabic words

1000 most common Levantine Arabic words

Welcome to Selfarabic! We’ve got a great resource for you today – a list of the 1000 most common words in Levantine Arabic.

If you’re not familiar with Levantine Arabic (Shami), it’s a dialect spoken in the Levant region which includes countries like Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, and Syria. It’s known for its unique vocabulary and pronunciation, and it’s one of the most widely spoken Arabic dialects.

Learning the most common words in a language is a super helpful way to improve your vocabulary and comprehension quickly. By familiarizing yourself with these words, you’ll be able to communicate and understand others more easily.

Learning the most common Levantine Arabic words gives you a solid foundation of vocabulary that you can build on and expand over time. Plus, by focusing on the most commonly used words in the language, you can quickly gain a basic understanding of simple phrases and sentences.

By focusing on the most commonly used words in a language, learners can quickly gain a foundation of vocabulary that can be built upon and expanded over time.

We’ve provided the words in both Arabic script and Romanized transliteration, as well as their English translations, to make it easy for you to learn.

We hope you find it helpful and that it makes learning Levantine Arabic a little bit easier for you.

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So, let’s get started! Here are the 1000 most common words in Levantine Arabic.

1000 most common Levantine Arabic words – List

Important: Note that there is no infinitive in Arabic, so the following table contains Arabic past tense and for he. For example: to ask – he asked (سَأَل) .

EnglishArabicPronunciation
A lotكْتيرkteer
Aboutعَنْ3an
Aboveفوقfooq
Absenceغْيَابghyaab
To acceptقِبِلqibil
Actorمُمَثّلmumaththil
Actressمُمَثّلةmumaththila
Addressعِنْوان3inwaan
Advertisementدِعايِةdi3aayeh
AdviceنَصيحةnaSiiHa
To adviseنَصَحnaSaH
Afterبَعْدba3d
AgainstضِدّDidd
Ageعُمُر3umur
To agreeوافَقwaafaq
Agreementاِتِّفاقittifaaq
Airهَوَاhawa
AirportمَطارmaTaar
Allكُلّkull
Allergyحَسّاسِيّة Hassaasiyyeh
Almostتَقْريباًtaqriiban
Alsoكَمانkamaan
Alwaysدايْماًdaayman
Amazingرَهِيبrahiib
Amountمَبْلَغmablagh
Andوu
AngerغَضَبghaDab
Angryمْعَصِّبm3aSSib
AnimalحَيْوانHaywaan
To announceأَعْلَنa3lan
To annoyأَزْعَجaz3aj
Annoyed

مِتْضَايِق

مَزْعوج

mitDaayiq

maz3uuj

Annoyingمِزْعِجmiz3ij
Answerجَوابjawaab
To answerجاوَبjaawab
To answer (the phone)/ replyرَدّradd
Anyأَيّayy
Anyoneأيّ حَدَا Ayy Hada
Anythingأَيّ إشيayy ishiy
To apologizeاِعْتَذَرi3tadhar
Appearance/ shapeشِكِل shikil
AppleتُفَّاحtuffaaH
Appointmentمَوْعِدmaw3id
Arabعَرَبي3arabi
AreaمَنْطِقَةmanTiqa
Argumentجِدَالjidaal
Armyجيشjaish
AroundحَوالِيHawaaliy
ArriveوِصِلwiSil
Artفَنّfann
Artistفَنّانfannaan
As__كَka____
To askسَأَلsa’al
To ask forطَلَبTalab

Aunt (maternal)

Aunt (paternal)

خَالِة

عَمِّة

khaaleh

3ammeh

Autumnخَرِيفkhariif
Availableمَوْجُودmawjood
To avoidتْجَنَّب tjannab
Awesomeرَائِعraa’i3
Babyبَيْبَيbaby
Backظَهِر DHahir
Badسَيِّءsayyi’
Bakeryمَخْبَزmakhbaz
Balance (finances)رَصِيدraSiid
Bananaموزmooz
Bankبَنْكbank
Basicأَساسيasaasiy
BathroomحَمّامHammaam
To be كانkaan
To be ableقِدِرqidir
To be jealousغارghaar
Beardلَحْيِةlahiyeh
Beautiful

جَميل

حِلو

jamiil

Hilou

Because

عَشان

لَإنّه

3ashaan

la’inno

BecomeصارSaar
Bedتَخِتtakhit
Bedroomغُرْفِة النّومghurfet an-noom
Beforeقَبْلqabl
To begتْرَجَّىtrajjaa
Beginningبِدايةbidaayeh
BeltحِزامHizaam
To betrayخانkhaan
Betrayalخِيَانِةkhiyaaneh
BetterأَحْسَنaHsan
Betweenبَيْنbayn
Bigكْبيرkbiir
Bikeبَسْكَلِيتbaskaleet

Bill (e.g. in a restaurant)

Bill/ invoice

حِسَاب

فَاتُورَة

Hisaab

faatuura

Birdعَصْفُور3aSfuur
Blackأَسْوَدaswad
To blameلامlaam
BlanketحْرامHraam
Blouseبْلُوزة bluuzah
Blueأزْرَقazraq
Boatمَرْكَبmarkab
Bodyجِسْمjism
Bookكِتابkitaab
BorderحَدّHadd
Boredزَهْقانzahqaan
Boringمُمِلّmumill
BoxصَنْدوقSanduuq
Boyوَلَدwalad
Break اِسْتِراحَةistiraaHa
BreakfastفْطُورfTuur
Brideعَرُوس3aruus
Bridgeجِسِر jisir
To bringجابjaab
Brotherأَخُوakhu
Brushفُرشايfurshaay
To buildبَنَىbanaa
Buildingبِنايِةbinaayeh
Busباص baaS
Busyمَشْغولmashghuul
Butبَسbas
To buyاِشْتَرَىishtaraa
To call (by phone)رَنّrann
To call (name)سمَّىsammaa
To calm downهِدِيhidii
Camelجَمَلjamal
Cameraكاميراkaamiiraa
To cancelلَغَىlaghaa
Cancellationإِلغَاءilghaa’
Carسَيّارةsayyaara
To careاِهْتَمّihtamm
Carpetسِجّادةsijjaada
To carryحِمِلHimil
CaseحَالHaal
Cat

بِسّ

قِطّ

biss

qiTT

Cowبَقَرةbaqara
Centerمَرْكَزmarkaz
Certainlyأَكيدakiid
Chairكُرْسيkursi
ChanceفُرْصةfurSa
Charityصَدَقَة Sadaqa
CheapرْخيصrkhiiS
To checkشَيَّكshayyak
Cheeseجِبْنةjibneh
ChestصِدْرSidr
Chickenدَجاجdajaaj
Childطِفِل Tifil
Choiceاِخْتِيارikhtiyaar
To chooseاِخْتارikhtaar
Circleدائِرةdaa’ira
CircumstanceظَرْفDHarf
Cityمدينةmedinah
Class/ gradeصَفّSaff
CleanنْظيفnDHiif
To cleanنَظَّفnaDHDHaf
ClearواضِحwaaDiH
Cleverذَكِيdhakiy

Close/ near

قَريبqariib
Closetخَزانِةkhazaaneh
Cloudغَيمِةghaymeh
Coffeeقَهْوِةqahwa
Coldبارِدbaarid
Colleague زَمِيلzamiil
Colorلونloon
Comeإِجَاijaa
ComfortableمُرِيحmuriiH
Commentتَعْلِيْقta3liiq
To closeسَكَّرsakkar
Communityمُجتَمَعmujtama3
Companyشِرْكِةshirkeh
To compareقارَنqaaran
Comparisonمُقارَنِةmuqaaraneh
To complainشَكَىshakaa
Complaintشَكْوَة shakwa
Complete (adj.)كامِلkaamil
To completeكَمَّلkammal
Complimentمُجامَلَةmujaamala
Computerكامبْيُوتِرkaambyuutir
To conclude/ deductاِسْتَنْتَجistantaj
ConditionشَرْطsharT
To considerاِعْتَبَرi3tabar
Continentقارَّةqaarra
Coincidence صِدْفِةSidfeh
To continueضَلّDall
Contractعَقِد 3aqid
ControlسَيْطَرَةsayTara
ConversationحَدِيثHadiith
To convinceقَنَعqana3
Copyنِسْخَةniskha
Cornerزاوْيِةzaawyeh
CorrectصَحيحSaHiiH
Costتَكْليفtakliif
To costكَلَّفkallaf
To coughقَحّqaHH
CoughقَحَّةqaHHa
Couch

صوفَة 

كَنَباي 

Soofah

kanabaay

To countعَدّ3add
Countryبَلَدbalad
CourtمَحْكَمِةmaHkameh
CoverغَطَاghaTaa
Crazyمَجْنونmajnuun
To cryبِكِيbikii
Cucumberخْيارkhyaar
Cupكَأسka’s
Cureعِلاج3ilaaj
Customerزْبُونzbuun
DanceرَقْصَةraqSa
To danceرَقَصraqaS
DangerخَطَرkhaTar
Daughterبِنْتbint
Dayيومyoom
Deathموتmoot
To decideقَرَّرqarrar
Decisionقَرارqaraar
Degree/ diplomaشَهادِةshahaadeh
DeliciousطَيِّبTayyib
Deliveryتَسْلِيمtasliim
Dentistدُكْتور سْنانdoktoor snaan
To denyنَكَرnakar
Departmentقِسِم qisim
DesertصَحْرَاSaHraa
To deserveاِسْتَاهَلistaahal
DetailتَفْصِيلtafSiil
Dictionaryقاموسqaamuus
To dieماتmaat

Different

Different from

مُختَلِف

غَير

mukhtalif

ghayr

Difficultصَعِب Sa3ib
Dinnerعَشَا3ashaa
Directionجِهَةjiha
Dirtyوِسِخwisikh
DisasterمُصِيبِةmuSiiba
Discountخَصِم khaSim
To discussناقَشnaqash
Discussionنِقَاشniqaash
Disgustingمِقْرِفmiqrif
To divideقَسَمqasam
DivorceطَلاقTalaaq

To do

To do/ make

عِمِل

سَوَّى

3imil

sawwaa

To do the dishesجَلَىjalaa
Doctor

دُكْتَور

طَبِيْب

حَكِيْم

doktoor

Tabiib

Hakiim

Dogكَلْبkalb
DonkeyحْمارHmaar
Doorبابbaab
Doubtشَكّshakk
To doubtشَكّshakk
Doughعَجِينِة3ajiineh
To drawرَسَمrasam
Drawerجَرَّارjarraar
DreamحِلِمHilim
To dreamحِلِم Hilim
Dressفُسْتانfustaan
To drinkشِرِبshirib
To driveساقsaaq
Duringخِلالkhilaal
DuckبَطَّةbaTTa
Dustغَبَرَة ghabara
Earlyبَكّيرbakkiir
Earthأَرْض arD
Eastشَرْق sharq
Easyسَهِل sahil
To eatأَكَلakal
To eat breakfastفَطَرfaTar
Effortجَهِد jahid
Eightتَمَانيِة tamaaniyeh
Electricianكَهْرَبائِيkahrabaa’iy
Elephantفيلfiil
Elevatorأَسِنسير asinsiir
Elevenإِحداعِش iHdaa3ish
Embassyسَفارَةsafaara
Emotionعاطفِة3aaTfeh
EmptyفَاضيfaaDiy
Endنِهايِة nihaayeh
EnergyطاقَةTaaqa
Engineماكينَةmaakina
Engineerمُهَنْدِسmuhandis
Enoughكافيkaafiy

To enter

 

دَخَل

فات

dakhal

faat

Entranceمَدخَلmadkhal
EspeciallyخُصوصاًkhuSuusan
EvenحَتّىHattaa
Eveningمَساmasaa
Everyكُلّkull
Everyoneكُلّkull
Everythingكُلّ إشيّkull ishiy
Evidenceدَليلdaliil
ExactlyبالضَّبْطbiDDabT/ bizzabT
Exampleمَثَلmathal
Excuse

حِجِّة

عُذُر

Hijjeh

3udhur

To expectتَوَقَّعtawaqqa3
Experience

تَجْرُبَة

خِبْرَة

tajruba

khibra

Eyeعَيْن3ain
Faceوِجْهwijh
To faceواجَهwaajah
Family

أَهِل

عَيْلِة

ahil

3aileh

Farبْعيدb3iid

Fast (adv.)

Fast (adj.)

بْسُرْعَة

سَريع

bsur3a

sarii3

To fastصامSaam
FatناصِحnaaSiH
Fatherأبab
Fearخوفkhoof
To fearخافkhaaf
FeverحَرارَةHaraara
Fewقَليلqaliil
Fiancéخَطيب khaTiib
FiancéeخَطيبةkhaTiiba
Fightمْقاتَلِة mqaataleh
To findلَقَى laqaa
Fingerإِصْبَع iSba3
To finishخَلَص khalaS
Fireنارnaar
Firstأَوَّل awwal
Fishسَمَكsamak
Fiveخَمْسِةkhamseh
To fix/ repairصَلَّح SallaH
Flatشَقَّة shaqqa
Floodفَيَضان fayaDaan
FlourطْحينTHiin
Flower

زَهْرَة

وَرْد

zahra

ward

To focusرَكَّزrakkaz
To followتابَعtaaba3
Foodأَكِل akil
Footballكُرِة القَدَمkuret al-qadam
For

لَ

إلى

la

ilaa

Foreignerأَجنَبي ajnabiy
Forestغابِة ghaabeh
To forgetنِسِي nisii
Forkشُوكِة shookeh
Fourأَرْبَع arba3
Freeحُرّ Horr
Fridgeثَلّاجِة thallaajeh
Friend

صاحِب

رْفيق

صَديق 

SaaHib

rfiiq

Sadiiq

Fromمِنmin
Fruitsفَواكِهfawaakeh
Fullمَلْيانmalyaan
FunnyمُضْحِكmuDHik
Futureمُسْتَقْبَلmustaqbal
Game/ toyلْعِبِةl3ibeh
Garageكَراج karaaj
Garlicثومthoom
Gateبَوّابِةbawwaabeh
Generallyعُموماً3umuuman
Generousكَريمkariim
To getأَخَد akhad
To get excitedتْحَمَّسtHammas
To get hungryجاع jaa3
To get tiredتِعِب ti3ib
Giftهَدِيّة hadiyyeh
Girlبِنْتbint
To giveأَعْطَى a3Taa
Glassقَزَاز qazzaaz
To goراحraaH
To go downنِزِلnizil
GoodمْنيحmniiH
Government حُكومِة Hukuumeh
Greatعَظيم 3aDHiim
To grillشَوَى shawaa
Greenأَخْضَر akhDar
Groomعَريس 3ariis
Guestضَيْف Dayf
Guiltذَنْبdhanb
Gulfخَليج khaliij
Guyشَبّ shabb
Hairشَعْرsha3r
Handإِيد iid
HappyمَبْسوطmabsooT
Hatقْبَّعةqbba3a
To haveكان عِنْدُهkaan 3indo
Heهُوhuweh
Headراسraas
HeadacheصُداعSudaa3
HealthصِحَّةSiHHa
To hearسِمِعsimi3
Heartقَلْبqalb
Heavyثْقيلthqiil
Helpمُسَاعَدِة musaa3adeh
To helpسَاعَد saa3ad
Herbsأعْشاب a3shaab
Hereهونhoon
Highعالي3aaliy
Historyتاريخ taariikh
Hobbyهِوايِةhiwaayeh
Homeبَيْتbeyt
HomelandوَطَنwaTan
HonestصَريحSariiH
Honeyعَسَل3asal
Hopeأَمَلamal
Horseحْصان HSaan
Hospitalمُسْتَشْفَىmustashfaa
Hot

حَارّ

سَاخِن 

Harr

Saakhin

Hotelفُنْدُقfunduq
Hourساعَةsaa3a
Howكيفkeef
Hundredمِيِّةmiyyeh
Hungryجُوعَان joo3aan
Hurricaneاِعْصارi3Saar
Husbandزوجzooj
Ideaفِكْرَةfikrah
Ifإذاidhaa
Importantمُهِمّmuhimm
ImpossibleمُسْتَحيلmustaHiil
To impressعَجَب3ajab
Inفيfii
In front ofقُدَّامqoddaam
Inflammationاِلْتِهابiltihaab
Informationمَعْلومِةma3luumeh
Injectionإبْرِةibrah
InjuryإصابِةiSaaba
Insideجُوّاjuwwaa
Insuranceتَأمينta’miin
Internationalدُوَليduwaliy
Investmentاِسْتِثْمارistithmaar
To inviteعَزَم3azam
Islandجَزيرَةjazeera
Jacketجاكيتjaakeet
Jealousyغيرِةghiireh
Jewelsمُجَوْهَراتmujawharaat
Jobشُغُلshughul
Jokeنُكْتِةnukteh
To jokeمَزَحmazaH
To jumpنَطّnaTT
To keepخَلّىkhallaa
KeyمُفْتاحmuftaaH
Kind/ typeنوعnoo3
Kingمَلِكmalik
Kingdomمَمْلَكِةmamlakeh
Kissبوسِةbooseh
To kissباسbaas
KitchenمَطْبَخmaTbakh
To knowعِرِف3irif
LakeبُحَيْرَةbuHayra
Lambخَروفkhariif
Lastآخِرaakhir
Lateمِتْأخِّرmit’akhkhir
Laterبَعْدينba3diin
To laughضِحِكDiHik
Lawقانونqaanuun
LawyerمُحاميmuHaamiy
To layتْمَدَّدtmaddad
Lazyكَسولkasuul
Leaderزَعيمza3iim
To learnتْعَلَّمt3allam
To leaveتَرَكtarak
Leftيَسارyasaar
Legرِجْلrijl
LengthطولTuul
Lessonدَرْسdars
To letخَلّىkhallaa
Letter/ messageرِسالِةrisaaleh
Levelمُسْتَوىmustawaa
Level/ floorطَبِقTabiq
LicenseرُخْصةrukhSa
Lieكِذْبِةkidhbeh
To lieكَذَبkadhab
LifeحَياةHayaa
Light (adj.)خَفيفkhafiif
LightضَوّDaww
Like/ asزَيّzayy
To likeحَبّHabb
LimitحَدّHadd
LineخَطّkhaTT
Lionأَسَدasad
Lipsشَفايِفshafaayef
Listقائمِةqaa’imeh
To listenسِمِعsimi3
Little

قَليل

شْوَيّ

qaliil

shwayy

LittleصْغيرSghiir
To liveعاش3aash
LocalمَحَلّيmaHalliy
Long/ tallطَويلTawiil
LookنَظْرَةnaTHrah
To lookتْطَلَّعtTalla3
To look forدَوَّرdawwar
To loseخِسِرkhisir
LoveحُبّHubb
To loveحَبّHabb
LowواطيwaaTiy
Makeعِمِل3imil
Make/ doسَوَّىsawwaa
To make a mistakeغِلِطghiliT
Mallمولmool
Man

رَجُل

زَلَمِة

rajul

zalameh

Managerمُديرmudiir
Manyكْتيرktiir
MapخَريطةkhariiTa
Marketسوقsuuq
Marriageزَواجzawaaj
Marriedمِتْزَوّجmitzawwej
Maskكَمّامِةkammaameh
Maybeيِمْكِنyimkin
Meأناana
Meanلَئيمla’iim
To meanقَصَدqaSad
To measureقاسqaas
Meatلَحْمِةlahmeh
Medicineدَواdawaa
To meetالْتَقىiltaqaa
MigraineصُداعSudaa3
MilkحَليبHaliib
Millionمِلْيونmilyoon
Mindعَقْل3aql
Mintنَعْنَعna3na3
Mirrorمْرايmraay
To missاشْتاقishtaaq
MistakeغَلَطَةghalTa
To mixخَلَطkhalaT
MomentلَحْظَةlaHDha
MoneyمَصاريmaSaari
Monthشَهْرshahr
Moonقَمَرqamar
Moreأكْتَرaktar
Morningصُبِح SubiH
Mosqueمَسْجِدmasjid
Motherأُمّumm
Mountainجَبَلjabal
Mouseفارfaar
Mouthتِمّtimm
MoveحَرَكِةHarakeh
To moveتْحَرَّكtHarrak
Movieفِلِمfilim
MuseumمَتْحَفmatHaf
MushroomsفِطْرfiTr
Musicموسيقىmuusiiqaa
Nameاِسْمism
To name/ callسَمّىsammaa
Nationalityجِنْسيّةjinsiyyeh
NatureطَبيعةTabii3a
Nearجَنْبjanb
Neckرَقَبِةraqabeh
NeedحاجَةHaaja
To needاحْتاجiHtaaj
NegotiationمُفاوَضَةmufaawaDa
Neighborجَار jaar
Neverأبَداًabadan
Newجْديدjdiid
Newsأخْبارakhbaar
Newspaperجَريدَةjariida
Nicknameلَقَب laqab
NiceلَطيفlaTiif
Nightليلleil
Nineتِسْعَةtis3a
Noلاlaa
Noiseإزْعاجiz3aaj
Northشْمالshmaal
Noseمُنْخارmunkhaar
Notebookدَفْتَرdaftar
Nothingولا إشيwalaa ishiy
To noticeلاحَظlaaHaDH
Now

هَلَّأ

هَسّا

halla’

hassaa

Numberرَقَمraqam
OceanمُحيطmuHiiT
Of courseطَبْعاًTab3an
Offerعَرْض3arD
To offerعَرَض3araD
Officeمَكْتَبmaktab
Officialرَسْميrasmiy
Oftenغالِباًghaaliban
Oilزَيْتzait
Okayتمامtamaam
Old (people)كْبيرkbiir
Old (things)قَديمqadiim
Olivesزَيْتونzaytoon
Onعَلى3alaa
Onceمَرَّةmarra
OneواحَدwaaHad
OnionبَصَلbaSal
Onlyبَسّbass
To openفَتَحfataH
Opinionرَأيra’y
Oppositeعَكْس3aks
Orأوaw
Orangeبُرْتُقالburtuqaal
OrganizationمُنَظَّمَةmnaDHDHama
Outبَرّاbarraa
Ownحَال Haal
Painوَجَعwaja3
Palmنَخْلِةnakhleh
Paperوَرَقةwaraqa
Park/ gardenحَديقةHadiiqa
To parkصافSaaf
Parkingصَفّ Saff
Partجُزُءjuzu’
Partnerشْريكshriik
PartyحَفْلِةHafleh
PastماضيmaaDiy
To payدَفَعdafa3
Paymentدُفْعَةduf3a
Penقَلَمqalam
Pennyقِرْشqirsh
Peopleناسnaas
Percentageنِسْبِةnisbeh
Perfumeعُطُر3uTur
PermitتَصْريحtaSriiH
PersonشَخْصshakhS
Phoneتِليفونtiliifoon
PhotoصورَةSuura
PieceقِطْعةqiT3a
PigeonحَمامِةHamaameh
PillحَبّةHabbeh
Pillowمْخَدّةmkhaddeh
Pinkزَهْريzahriy
Placeمَكانmakaan
PlanخُطَّةkhuTTa
PlaneطَيّارَةTayyaara
Planetكَوْكَبkawkab
Plasterبْلاسترblaastir
Plastic bagكيسkiis
PlateصَحِنSaHin
To playلِعِبli3ib
Playgroundمَلْعَبmal3ab
Pleaseلَوْ سَمَحْت law samaHt
Pluralجَمِعjami3
PoliceشُرْطَةshurTa
PolicemanشُرْطيshurTiy
Politeمُؤَدَّبmu’addab
Politician سِياسيsiyaasiy
Politicsسِياسَةsiyaasa
Poorفَقيرfaqiir
Popularمَشْهورmashuur
To postponeأَجَّلajjal
PotatoبَطاطاbaTaaTaa
Practiceتَدْريبtadriib
To practiceتْدَرَّبtdarrab
PrayerصَلاةSalaa
PregnantحامِلHaamil
To prepareجَهَّزjahhaz
To presentقَدَّمqaddam
Presidentرَئيسra’iis
To pressكَبَسkabas
Priceسِعْرsi3r
Princeأَميرamiir
Princessأَميرَةamiira
Prizeجائزَةjaa’iza
Probablyعلى الأغْلَب3alal-aghlab
Problemمُشْكِلِةmushkileh
Productionإنْتاجintaaj
Programبَرْنامِجbarnaamij
Projectمَشْروعmashruu3
Promiseوَعِدwa3id
To promiseوَعَدwa3ad
Proudفَخورfakhuur
Purpose/ goalهَدَفhadaf
PurseشَنْطَةshanTa
To putحَطّHaTT
Queenمَلِكَةmalika
Questionسُؤالsu’aal
RainمَطَرmaTar
Rainbowقَوْس قُزَحqaws qazaH
Rarelyنادِراًnaadiran
Reactionرَدَّة فِعْلRaddat fi3l
To Readقَرَأqara’
Readyجاهِزjaahiz
RealحَقيقيHaqiiqiy
Reallyعَنْجَدّ3anjadd
Reasonسَبَبsabab
Receptionاِستِقْبالistiqbaal
Recoveryشِفاءshifaa’
RedأَحْمَرaHmar
To refuseرَفَضrafaD
RegionمَنْطِقَةmanTiqa
To regretنِدِمnidim
Relationshipعَلاقَة3alaaqa
Relativeقَريبqariib
Religionدينdiin
To remain/ stayضَلّDall
To rememberتْذَكَّرtdhakkar
To remove sth awayشالshaal
To rentاسْتأجَرista’jar
To repeatعاد3aad
Reportتَقْريرtaqriir
Republicجُمْهُورِيّةjumhuriyyeh
To reserveحَجَزHajaz
To returnرِجِعriji3
Riceرُزّrozz
Richغَنيghanaa
To rideرِكِبrikib
Right (direction)يَمينyamiin
Right/ correctصَحيحSaHiiH
Ringخاتِمkhaatim
Riverنَهْرnahr
RoadطَريقTariiq
RockحَجَرHajar
Roomغُرْفِةghurfeh
To runرَكَضrakaD
SadحَزينHaziin
SaladسَلَطَةsalaTa
Salaryراتِبraatib
SaltمِلِحmiliH
Sameنَفْسnafs
SayحَكَىHakaa
Say/ tellقالqaal
Scaredخايِفkhaayef
ScarfلَفْحَةlafHa
Scheduleجَدْوَلjadwal
Schoolمَدْرَسِةmadraseh
To scratchحَكّHakk
Screwdriverمَفَكّmafakk
SeaبَحَرbaHar
SeasonفَصْلfaSl
Secondثانْيِةthaaniyeh
Secretسِرّsirr
To seeشافshaaf
Sellerبَيّاعbayyaa3
To send

بَعَت

وَدَّى

ba3at

waddaa

Sentenceجُمْلِةjumleh
Serviceخِدْمَةkhidmah
Sevenسَبْعَةsab3a
Sheهِيّhiyyeh
Sheepغَنَمِةghanameh
Shipسَفينةsafiina
ShirtقَميصqamiiS
Shoes

كُنْدَرَة 

بوت

kundara

boot

Shopدُكّانdukkaan
Shoppingتَسَوُّقtasawwuq
ShortقَصيرqaSiir
Shouldلازمlaazim
Shoulderكِتِفkitif
To showفَرْجىfarjaa
Sick personمَريضmariiD
SicknessمَرَضmaraD
Sideجِهَةjiha
Sinceمِنmin
To singغَنَّىghannaa
Singerمُغَنّيmughanniy
Singularمُفْرَدmufrad
Sisterأُخْتukht
To sitقاعَدqaa3ad
Sixسِتِّةsitteh
Sizeقْياسqyaas
Skyسَماءsamaa’
To sleepنامnaam
Sleepyنَعْسانna3saan
SmallصْغيرSghiir
Smartذَكيdhakiy
SmellريحةriiHa
To smellشَمّshamm
Smileابْتِسامِةibtisaameh
SnakeحَيِّةHayyeh
Snow/ iceثَلْجthalj
So___فَfa___
Socksجُرْبانjurbaan
Soldierجُنْديjundiy
SolutionحَلّHall
To solveحَلّHall
Somethingإشيishiy
Sometimes

أَحْياناً

مَرّات

aHyaanan

marraat

Sonابْنibn
Songأُغْنِيِّةoghniyyeh
SorryآسِفAasif
Soupشُرَبَةshoraba
Southجَنوبjanuub
To speakحَكَىHakaa
To spend moneyصَرَفSaraf
To save moneyوَفَّرwaffar
Spoonمَلْعَقَةmal3aqa
SportرِياضَةriyaaDa
Sprayبَخّاخbakhkhaakh
Springرَبيعrabii3
Squareمُرَبَّعmurabba3
Stampخِتِمkhitim
To standوِقِفwiqif
Starنِجْمَةnijma
To startبَلَّشballash
To stopوَقَّفwaqqaf
StationمَحَطَّةmaHaTTa
To stealسَرَقsaraq
Stillلِسّاlissaa
Stomachمِعْدِةmi3deh
Stomach-acheمَغِصmaghiS
Stormعاصِفة3aasifeh
StoryقِصَّةqiSSa
Streetشارِعshaari3
StudentطالِبTaalib
To studyدَرَسdaras
Stupidغَبيghabiy
Styleأُسْلوبosloob
To succeedنَجَحnajaH
SuccessfulناجِحnaajiH
Suddenlyفَجْأةfaj’a
Sugarسُكَّرsukkar
To suggestاقْتَرَحiqtaraH
SuggestionاقْتِراحiqtiraaH
Suitبَدْلِةbadleh
SummerصَيْفSayf
Sunشَمْسshams
To supportدَعَمda3am
Sureأكيدakiid
Surgeryعَمَليّة3amaliyyeh
Surpriseمُفَاجأةmufaaja’a
To surpriseفاجأfaaja’
To suspect/ thinkظَنّDHann
Sweet (adj.)حِلوHilou
SweetsحَلَوِيّاتHalawiyyaat
SwimmingسِباحةsibaaHa
Swimming poolمَسْبَحmasbaH
Symptomعَرَض3araD
SystemنِظامniDHaam
TableطاوْلِةTaawleh
To takeأَخَدakhad
To take a pictureصَوَّرDawwar
To take showerتْحَمَّمtHammam
Talentمَوْهِبَةmawhiba
Talk (n.)حَكيHaki
To talk حَكَىHakaa
To tasteذاقdhaaq
TAXضَريبِةDariibeh
Taxiتاكْسِي taaksi
Teaشايshaay
To teachعَلَّم3allam
Teacherمُدَرّسmudarris
Televisionتِلْفِزْيونtilfizyoon
To tell حَكَىHakaa
TemperatureحَرارةHaraara
Temporaryمؤَقَّتmu’aqqat
Tenعَشَرَة3ashara
Thanksشُكُرshukur
To thankشَكَر shakar
Thatإنّهinno
The bestالأحْسَنalaHsan
Thereهُناكhonaak
Theyهُمّhummeh
Thingشَغْلِةshaghleh
To thinkفَكَّرfakkar
Thirstyعَطْشان3aTshaan

This (m)

This (f)

هاد

هاي

haad

haay

Thousandأَلْفalf
Threeتَلاتِةtalaateh
Throatزورzoor
Throughخِلال khilaal
To throwرَمَى ramaa
Thunderرَعِد ra3id
To tieرَبَط rabaT
Timeوَقْتwaqt
Tiredتَعْبانta3baan
Tissueمَحْرَمِة maHrameh
To

إلى

لَ

ilaa

la___

Todayاليومal-yoom
Together

مَع بَعْض

سَوَا 

ma3 ba3D

sawaa

Tomatoبَنْدورَة bandoora
Tongueلِسانlisaan
Tooكَمانkamaan
Toothسِنّsinn
Touristسايِح saayeH
Tradeتِجارَةtijaara
Traditionتَقْليد taqliid
TrainقِطارqiTaar
To transferحَوَّلHawwal
To translateتَرْجَمtarjam
Translationتَرْجَمِة tarjameh
To travelسافَرsaafar
Trayصَنِيِّة Saniyyeh
Treeشَجَرَةshajara
Triangleمْثَلَّث  mthallath
Trip

رَحْلِة مِشْوار 

RaHleh
mishwaar 
Trousersبَنْطَلون  
Truthحَقيقة 
To turn sth offوَقَّف  
To turn sth onشَغَّل 
TV showمُسَلْسَل 
Twentyعِشْرين 
Twiceمَرّتَيْن 
Twoاتْنَيْن 
Uglyبِشِع 

Uncle (maternal)

Uncle (paternal)

خال

عَمّ

 
Underتَحْت 
To understandفِهِمfihim
Universityجامِعَة  
UntilلَحَتّىlaHattaa
Urgentعاجِل3aajil
To useاسْتَعْمَلista3mal
Usedمْسْتَعْمِلmusta3mil
Usefulمُفيدmufiid
Usuallyعادةً3aadatan
Valleyواديwaadiy
Vegetablesخُضْراوات khuDraawaat
Veryكْتيرktiir
ViewمَنْظَرmanDHar
Villageقَرْيِة qaryeh
Virusفَيْروس fayruus
Visitزْيارَةzyaara
To visitزارzaar
VoiceصوتSoot
To waitاسْتَنَّى istannaa
Waiterنادِل naadil
To wake upصِحِيSiHi
To walkمَشَىmashaa
Wallحَيْط HayT
Walletمَحْفَظَة maHfaDHa
To wantكان بِدُّهkaan biddo
WarحَرْبHarb
To washغَسَلghasal
To watchحِضِر HiDir
Watchساعةsaa3a
Waterمايmaay
WayطَريقةTariiqa
WeاحناiHnaa
WeakضْعيفD3iif
Weatherجَوّjaww
Websiteمَوْقِع mawqi3
Weddingعُرُس 3urus
Weekأُسْبوع usbuu3
Weirdغَريبghariib
Welcomeأهلاًahlan
Wellتَمامtamaam
Westغَرْب gharb
Whatشوshou
Whenمَتىmataa
Whichإِلِّي illiy
Whileلَمّاlammaa
WhiteأبْيَضabyaD
Whoمينmiin
Wifeزوجِةzoojeh
WillراحraaH
To winفازfaaz
Windريح riiH
Windowشِبّاكshibbaak
Winterشِتَاshitaa
To wish/ hopeتْمَنَّى tmannaa
Withمَعma3
Withoutبِدونbiduun
Womanمَرةmara
Wordكِلْمِةkilmeh
Workشُغُلshughul
Workerعامِل3aamil
Worldعالَم3aalam
Worryقَلْقانqalqaan
Worseأَسْوَأaswaa’
To writeكَتَبkatab
WrongغَلَطghalaT
Yeahآهaah
Yearسَنِةsaneh
YellowأصْفَرaSfar
Yesنَعْمna3m
YoungصْغيرSghiir
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