Introduction to Arabic Alphabet: 9

Kebab also has a long "a" sound in Arabic. Kebaab. Only one letter difference. Note that in both cases, you still spell it "il kebab" even if you pronounce it "ik kebab".

And what’s this?


  1. This word denotes a financial institution.
  2. You have to write its meaning in English, and not its spelling in Arabic (in contrast to all of the other words we ask you to write).
  3. This is six letters long, the Egyptian word for "possible" or "allowed".
  4. This is three letters long.
  5. This is six letters long when transliterated.
  6. Two words, corresponding to the word "sugar" (but watch out for the double "k").
  7. This means "my name" in Arabic.
  8. This is an article and a word, synonym for "movie theatre". But watch out for the Arabic spelling.
  9. Watch out for the double "a".
  10. In the transcription, you will have a double "j".
  11. This means "my brother".
  12. This is two words, the name of an American corporation (and you have already encountered the second part of that name).
  13. This is the word for "market".
  14. Watch out for the double "l".
  15. The American spelling is "Ghana".
  16. This word is "manager" in Egyptian Arabic.
  17. This is the word for she, similar to the English "hey ya!"
  18. This is the Egyptian Arabic word for Egypt. 
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