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Introduction to Arabic Alphabet: 14

Note that double letters aren’t written down in Arabic. Two K’s in a row will be written as one. And it is written as "il sukkar" even though it is pronounced "is sukkar".

What do these say?

اسمي

السينما

  1. This means "my name" in Arabic.
  2. This is an article and a word, synonym for "movie theatre". But watch out for the Arabic spelling.
  3. Watch out for the double "a".
  4. In the transcription, you will have a double "j".
  5. This means "my brother".
  6. This is two words, the name of an American corporation (and you have already encountered the second part of that name).
  7. This is the word for "market".
  8. Watch out for the double "l".
  9. The American spelling is "Ghana".
  10. This word is "manager" in Egyptian Arabic.
  11. This is the word for she, similar to the English "hey ya!"
  12. This is the Egyptian Arabic word for Egypt. 
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