TUNISIA

Arabic Phrasebook

Meeting People

English
Arabic
yes
na'am
no
laa
thank you
shokran
you are welcome
ala eirahib wa eisaa
please
min fadilak
excuse me
ann eazinak
hello
ahalan
goodbye
ma'a eisalama
Good morning
saba'a aikair
Good night
laila tiaba
I do not understand
Ana laa afham
Do you speak...?
Hal tatakalm...?
english
alingli'zia
What is your name?
Ma ismok?
Nice to meet you
Sorirart biro'aitak
How are you?
Kaifa halok?
good
taib/ bikair
bad
saia/ mosh bikair

Directions

English
Arabic
map
karita
left
shimal
right
yam'ain
straight on
lilamam
far
ba'aid
near
karib

Methods of Transport

English
Arabic
Where is...?
Ain...?
How much is the fare?
Bikam al ogra'a?
ticket
tathkara
A ticket to..., please
tathkara wahida min fadlik...
Where are you going?
ila ain anta thahib?
Where do you live?
Ain ta'issh?
train
kitar
bus
autobees
underground
metro
airport
matar
train station
mahatit al kitar
bus station
mahatit al autobees
underground station
mahatit al metro
departure
al mogadara
arrival
al oso'ol
parking
mokaf

Time

English
Arabic
What time is it?
Kam al sa'aa?
today
al youm
yestarday
amis
tomorrow
bokira

Accommodation

English
Arabic
hotel
fondok
room
korfa
reservation
hagiz
Are there any vacancies?
Hal togad koraf fadia al laila?
No vacancies
la togad koraf fariga
passport
gawaz safar

Places

English
Arabic
post office
markaz barid
bank
bank
police station
kissam shorta
hospital
mustashfa
chemist
sidali'ia
shop
maha'al
restaurant
matiam
museum
matihaf
church
kanisa
square
meedan
street
shari

Shopping

English
Arabic
How much does this cost?
bikam?
I will buy it
Sa'ashtariha
I would like to buy...
O'reed ann ashtary
Do you have...?
Hal aindak...?
open
maftouh
closed
mogilag
postcard
kart barid
stamps
ta'wabia
little
kalil
lot
kathir
all
kol

Meals

English
Arabic
breakfast
iftar
lunch
gadaa
dinner
ashaa
vegetarian
nabati
cheers!
fi sahitak
The bill please
El fatora min fadilak

Drinks

English
Arabic
drink
sharab
coffee
kahioa
tea
shai
juice
asir
water
ma'a
beer
bira
wine
khamr

Food

English
Arabic
meat
la'him
fish
samak
vegetable
kodrawat
fruit
fawakih
potato
patatis
salad
salata
dessert
halawia'at