Useful Moroccan Phrases

Jan 1st, 2010 | By | Category: Arrive

Morocco’s official language is Arabic, but due to his past French and Spanish, two languages are widely spoken, especially the first. French is the language that is taught in higher education.

Due to tourism and business needs, whether you speak French, English or Spanish will have no problems to communicate with much of the population of Marrakech. Wherever you are you will find someone who “gibberish” something in Spanish.

Useful Expressions in Arabic
Although, as we say, you will not need to put much emphasis permanent extenze on learning their language, is always good to know the basics to look good.

Courtesy
Hello – Ahalan
Adios – Ma’a Elsalam
See you later – Wada’an
Good morning – Saba’a AlKair
Good afternoon – Masa’a AlKair
Good night – Laila Tiab
Please – Fadilak Min
Thanks – Shokran
You’re welcome – Ala ElRahib Wa ElSaa
I’m sorry – Ann Eazinak

Words of interest
Yes – Na’am
Not – Laa
Good – Taib
Bad – Saia
Friend – Sadik

Numbers
Zeros – efir
One – Wahed
Two – Etnin
Three – Talata
Four – Arbaa
Five – Hamsa
Six – ita
Seven – Sabaa
Eight – Tamaña
Nine – Tesaa

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