Lesson II: Greetings + Polite expressions

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This is the second part of Survival Arabic with a collection of useful phrases that can help you with a simple conversation. Of course, you can find many ways to greet someone. With these few words you’ll be able to reply to anyone when you’re been greeted.

 

ARABIC EXPRESSIONS

PRONUNCIATION

TRANSLATION

COMMENTS

السلام عليكم Assalam alaykom Literally, Peace be upon you Formal greeting to use  in most situations
وعليكم السلام Wa alaykom assalam Literally, Peace be upon you too In response to Assalam alaykom
مرحباً Marhaban Hello  
أهلاً و سهلاً Ahlan wa Sahlan Welcome  
كيف حالك Kaifa haloka How are you?  
أنا بخير Ana bikhayr I’m fine  
شكراً Chokran Thank you  
صباح الخير Sabah alkhair Good morning  
صباح النور Sabah alnour Good morning (reply) Literal translation: morning light
مساء الخير Masa alkhair Good evening  
مساء النور Masa alnour Good evening (reply)  Literal translation: evening light
ليلة سعيدة Layla saeeda Goodnight  
متشرف بمعرفتك Motasharefon bemarefatek Nice to meet you  
مع السلامة Maa assalama Goodbye  
الى اللقاء Ila alika Goodbye  

This is the part II of survival Arabic. Click here for the part I of survival Arabic, the introduction. 

 

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