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The Moroccan dialect of Arabic (الدارجة, Darija) 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, along with Berber

Pronunciation guide[edit]

Phrase list[edit]

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[edit]

Hello.
. ( SALAM )
Hello. (informal)
. (AHLAAN )
How are you?
? ( ki dayer?)
Fine, thank you.
. ( MZYAN, CHOUKRANE)
What is your name?
(SHNOO SMITEK?)
My name is ______ .
______ . (SMITY_____ .)
Nice to meet you.
. (mcherfine )
Please.
. (3AFAK )
Thank you.
. ( CHOUKRANE )
You're welcome.
. (MACHI MOUCHKILE)
Yes.
. (AH)
No.
. (LLA )
Excuse me. (getting attention)
. (SMA7 LIYA )
Excuse me. (begging pardon)
. (BALAK )
I'm sorry.
. ( SME7 LIYA)
Goodbye
. (BSLAMA )
Goodbye (informal)
. (THALLA )
I can't speak Moroccan Arabic [well].
[ ]. (MAKANDWICH B DARIJA (MZYAN) )
Do you speak English?
? ( KAT HDAR B L'ANGLAIS ?)
Is there someone here who speaks English?
? ( Wach chi 7add fikom ki3raf l l'anglais? )
Help!
! ( 3awnoony! / wak waak a 3ibad Allah!)
Look out!
! ( Hak chouf!)
Good morning.
. (SBAH ELKHEIR )
Good evening.
. ( massa elkheir )
Good night.
. (massa elkheir ):
Good night (to sleep)
. (Tsba7 3la kheir)
I don't understand.
. ( Ma fhemtch )
Where is the toilet?
( FINAHIYA TWALIT?)

Problems[edit]

Machakil(several) /mouchkil

Machi muchkil - no problem

Numbers[edit]

1
wahed
2
zuj
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
1,000
al-ef
2,000
alf-en
5,000
hamsaalef

Time[edit]

waqt

Clock time[edit]

What time is it? Chhal raha sar-a

Duration[edit]

Days[edit]

Monday
Tnin
Tuesday
Tlat
Wednesday
larb3a
Thursday
lkhmis
Friday
jem3a
Saturday
sebt
Sunday
l7edd

Months[edit]

Chehar[edit]

Writing time and date[edit]

Colors[edit]

black
k7al
white
byad
red
7mar
yellow
sfar
green
khdar
blue
zra9
orange
limouni
brown
9hwi

Transportation[edit]

naql

Bus and train[edit]

Tobis/tran

Directions[edit]

itijahat

Taxi[edit]

taxi kbeer - big taxi (for intercity travel)

taxi sghir - small taxi (for shorter distance travel)

Lodging[edit]

Money[edit]

Flous

Eating[edit]

I am vegetarian

ana nabati/ ana vegetarien

Tea without sugar
atay messous

Bars[edit]

Bar

Shopping[edit]

Shopping/t'kedya

Driving[edit]

Sougan

Authority[edit]

Fin hya l koumisarya?

Learning more[edit]


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