List of hobbies in Arabic

Learn the names of hobbies in Arabic. Hobbies are an important part of everyone’s life. Learn how to talk about your hobbies in Arabic by learning the most common vocabulary.

Today you will learn how to say: reading, watching movies, sports, photography and many more in Arabic. You will also get to know new Arabic verbs.

Under the list of Arabic vocabulary you will find a quick quiz to test your knowledge.

The word hobby in Arabic

The Arabic word for hobby is هِواية [hiwaaya]
Plural for هواية is هوايات [hiwaayaat]

interested (in s.th.) – مُهْتَمّ بِ [muhtamm bi…]

My hobby is… – هِوايَتي [hiwaayati…]

hobbies in arabic

Common hobbies names in Arabic

Learn Arabic names of common hobbies.

EnglishArabicPronunciation
PhotographyتَصْويرtaSwiir
CookingطَبْخTabkh
Drawingرَسْمrasm
Sport*رِياضةriyaaDa
DancingرَقْصraqS
Musicموسيقىmuusiiqaa
Paintingرَسْمrasm
Fishingصَيْدُ السَّمَكSaydus-samak
Singingغِناءghinaa’
KnittingحِياكَةHiyaaka
Readingقِراءَةqiraa’aa
Watching moviesمُشاهَدَةُ الافلامmushaahadatul aflaam
Playing
on an instrument
عَزْف3azf
Collecting…تَجْميعtajmii3
Gardeningزِراعَةziraa3a
Actingتَمْثيلtamthiil
Writingكِتابَةkitaaba

* Learn names of sports in Arabic

Arabic verbs related to hobbies

Below you will find list of verbs that may be useful while talking about hobbies in Arabic.

* If you want to learn more Arabic verbs check: common Arabic verbs for beginners

EnglishArabicPronunciation
To play
(games, sports, music)
لَعِبَla3iba
To readقَرَأَqara’
To draw/paintرَسَمَrasama
To cookطَبَخَTabakha
To listenسَمِعَsami3a
To collectجَمَعَjama3a
To take
pictures
صَوَّرَSawwara
To play
on an instrument
عَزَفَ3azafa
To watch (movies etc.)شاهَدَshaahada

Quiz

Take a quick quiz and find out how well you know the names of hobbies in Arabic:

Hobbies in Arabic Quiz

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