Introduction to Arabic Alphabet: 12

You may also see the longer word "miin" meaning "who" written the same way. The reason the longer one isn’t spelt with a Y is because it is pronounced with a different short vowel sound in other dialects.

What’s this word?


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