Maghrebi dialect of the Arabic language spoken in Morocco
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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 guideEdit

Phrase listEdit

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BasicsEdit

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?)

ProblemsEdit

Machakil(several) /mouchkil

Machi muchkil - no problem

NumbersEdit

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

TimeEdit

waqt

Clock timeEdit

What time is it?
Chhal raha sar-a?

DurationEdit

DaysEdit

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

MonthsEdit

CheharEdit

Writing time and dateEdit

ColorsEdit

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

TransportationEdit

naql

Bus and trainEdit

Tobis/tran

DirectionsEdit

itijahat

TaxiEdit

taxi kbeer - big taxi (for intercity travel)

taxi sghir - small taxi (for shorter distance travel)

LodgingEdit

MoneyEdit

Flous

EatingEdit

I am vegetarian

ana nabati/ ana vegetarien

Tea without sugar
atay messous

BarsEdit

Bar

ShoppingEdit

Shopping/t'kedya

DrivingEdit

Sougan

AuthorityEdit

Fin hya l koumisarya?

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