Greetings (التحية)

Greetings (التحية)

In this lesson you will learn some basic greetings and how to ask “How are you?”
Dialogue: Adam meets an old high school friend, Mahmoud. They haven’t seen each other for a long time
The most common greeting in Arabic is the phrase “as-salaamu Aalaykum”, which means literally, “May peace be upon you”. The most common reply is “wa Aalaykum as-salaam”, which means literally, “And upon you peace”.
But, as you can see in the above phrases, to learn a language you must also learn its culture, because the literal or direct translation may not immediately make sense.

Jobs in Arabic

Jobs in Arabic

Like most of the cultures all over the world, It is common practise in Arabic Culture that when you meet someone who asks you about your condition, or opens any other topic with you, to ask his /or her permission before leaving or finishing the conversation, by saying (Aafwanعفوا / baAd iThnak/ik بعد إذنك) because […]