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Arabic: German - Learn first words in Arabic

Mastering a few words of Arabic definitely doesn't hurt (Photo: COLOMBO NICOLA | Shutterstock)

The first words in Arabic - with our mini language guide we give you a first insight into the Arabic language.

Reading time: 2 minutes

The Arabic language is spoken by over 300 million people worldwide. It is the official language in Egypt, Algeria, Bahrain, Djibouti, Eritrea, Israel, Iraq, Yemen, Jordan, Comoros, Qatar, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestinian Territories, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan , Syria, Chad, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates and Western Sahara.

What does that mean in Arabic ...

GermanArabic translation
Yes Na’am
No La’a
thanks Shukran
You're welcome Afwan
Hello Marhaba
Good MorningSabah al-Kheir - Answer: Sabah an-Nur
Good eveningMassa ’al-Kheir - Answer: Massa’ an-Nur
GoodbyeMa’a salaama
Let's go!Yalla!
OK Tammam
Cheers, enjoy your mealSakha
How are you? (m / f)Kifak / Kifik?
GoodMnieh / Mnieha
I do not speak arabicAna laa ahkii arabi
sorry Afwan

Arabic opens doors and hearts

Anyone visiting an Arab country would do well to master at least a few words. That quickly opens doors and hearts. Our mini-phrase book Arabic-German teaches you the first vocabulary. By the way, learning languages ​​is healthy - more and more studies that examine the development of intellectual performance in the course of life are suggesting this.

Are you interested in the Arabic languages?

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