Essential Arabic words

A collection of Essential Arabic words and expressions with audio examples.

When you being to learn any language its very useful to learn words like “big” “small” “fast” “slow” etc

Read more about our essential arabic words and phrases here

كبير

kabeer

Big (addressing male)

كبيرة

kabeerah

Big (addressing female and/or plural)

صغير

sagheer

Small (addressing male)

صغيرة

sagheerah

Small (addressing female and/or plural)

جيد

jayyed

Good

جيدة

jayyedah

Good (addressing female and/or plural)

سيء

sayye’

Bad

سيئة

sayye’ah

Bad (addressing female and/or plural)

سريع

saree”

Fast

سريعة

saree”ah

Fast (addressing female and/or plural)

بطيء

batee’

Slow

بطيئة

batee’ah

Slow (addressing female and/or plural)

جاف

jaaf

Dry

جافة

jaaffah

Dry (addressing female and/or plural)

مبلل

moballal

Wet

مبللة

moballalah

Wet (addressing female and/or plural)

ممتلئ

momtale’

Full

ممتلئة

momtale’ah

Full (addressing female and/or plural)

فارغ

faaregh

Empty

فارغة

faareghah

Empty (addressing female and/or plural)

متسخ

mottasekh

Dirty

متسخة

mottasekhah

Dirty (addressing female and/or plural)

نظيف

natheef

Clean

نظيفة

natheefah

Clean (addressing female and/or plural)

قبيح

qabeeh

Ugly

قبيحة

qabeehah

Ugly (addressing female and/or plural)

جذاب

jath thaab

Cute

جذابة

jath thaabah

Cute (addressing female and/or plural)

على

‘ala

Over

تحت

taht

Under

في

fee

In

خارج

khaarej

Out

في الداخل

feddaakhel

Inside

في الخارج

felkhaarej

Outside

بين

bayn

Between

مفتوح

maftooh

Open

مفتوحة

maftoohah

Open (addressing female and/or plural)

مغلق

moghlaq

Closed

مغلقة

moghlaqah

Closed (addressing female and/or plural)

ساخن

saakhen

Hot

ساخنة

saakhenah

Hot (addressing female and/or plural)

بارد

baa red

Cold

باردة

bee redah

Cold (addressing female and/or plural)

أعلى

a”la

Up

أسفل

asfal

Down

في الوسط

felwasat

In the middle

شغل

shagh ghel

Switch on

شغلي

shagh ghelee

Switch on (addressing female)

شغلو

shagh gheloo

Switch on (addressing plural)

أطفئ

atfe’

Switch off

أطفئي

atfe’ee

Switch off (addressing femalel)

أطفئو

atfe’oo

Switch off (addressing plural)

إدفع

idfa”

Push

إدفعي

idfa”ee

Push (addressing female)

إدفعو

idfa”oo

Push (addressing plural)

إسحب

iss hab

Pull

إسحبي

iss habee

Pull (addressing female)

إسحبو

iss haboo

Pull (addressing plural)

قريب

qareeb

Near

قريبة

qareebah

Near (addressing female and/or plural)

بعيد

ba”eed

Far

بعيدة

ba”eedah

Far (addressing female and/or plural)

طويل

taweel

Tall

طويلة

taweelah

Tall (addressing female and/or plural)

قصير

qaseer

Short

قصيرة

qaseerah

Short (addressing female and/or plural)

إقرأ

iqra’

Read

إقرأي

iqra’ee

Read (addressing female)

إقرأو

iqra’oo

Read (addressing plural)

أكتب

oktob

Write

أكتبي

oktobee

Write (addressing female)

أكتبو

oktoboo

Write (addressing plural)

في وقت مبكر

fee waqtin mubakkir

Early

في وقت متأخر

fee waqtin muta’akh kher

Late

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