Arabic Vocabulary

The Arabic vocabulary is the backbone for learning. Below we picked 70% of the most commonly used words. Therefore memorizing them will give you a 70% boost in the language. This is the smarter way of online learning. Learn only what you need. We start with commonly used numbers.

One: واحد  [wahed] Audio Two: إثنان  [ethnan] Audio
Three: ثلاتة  [thalatha] Audio Four: أربعة  [arbaa] Audio
Five: خمسة  [khamsa] Audio Six: ستة  [setta] Audio
Seven: سبعة  [sabaa] Audio Eight: ثمانية  [thamania] Audio
Nine: تسعة  [tesaa] Audio Ten: عشرة  [ashara] Audio
First: أول  [awal] Audio Second: ثاني  [thani] Audio

Time Expressions

Days of the week and time expressions:

Monday: إثنين  [ethnain] Audio Tuesday: ثلاثاء  [thulathaa] Audio
Wednesday: أربعاء  [arbeaa] Audio Thursday: خميس  [khamees] Audio
Friday: جمعة  [jumua] Audio Saturday: سبت  [sabt] Audio
Sunday: أحد  [ahad] Audio Now: الأن  [alan ] Audio
Yesterday: البارحة  [albareha] Audio Today: اليوم  [alyawm] Audio
Tonight: الليلة  [allaila] Audio Tomorrow: غدا  [ghadan] Audio

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Most popular fruits and vegetables:

Fruits: فواكه  [fawakeh] Audio Apples: تفاح  [tuffah] Audio
Bananas: موز  [mawz] Audio Tomatoes: طماطم  [tamatem] Audio
Potatoes: بطاطس  [batates] Audio Onions: بصل  [basal] Audio

Colors that we think are very important to remember:

Red: أحمر  [ahmar] Audio Green: أخضر  [akhdar] Audio
Blue: أزرق  [azrak] Audio White: أبيض  [abyad] Audio
Black: أسود  [aswad] Audio Grey: رمادي  [ramadi] Audio

Some words related to food:

Breakfast: فطور  [futur] Audio Lunch: غداء  [ghadaa] Audio
Dinner: عشاء  [ashaa] Audio Milk: حليب  [haleeb] Audio
Coffee: قهوة  [qahwa] Audio Bread: خبر  [khubz] Audio

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Weather terms and sensations:

Sunny: مشمس  [mushmes] Audio Windy: عاصف  [asef] Audio
Rainy: ممطر  [mumter] Audio Snowy: مثلج  [muthlej] Audio
Cold: بارد  [bared] Audio Hot: حار  [har] Audio

Words related to family and relatives:

Boy: ولد  [walad] Audio Girl: بنت  [bent] Audio
Son: إبن  [ebn] Audio Daughter: إبنة  [ebna] Audio
Brother: أخ  [akh] Audio Sister: أخت  [ukht] Audio
Man: رجل  [rajul] Audio Woman: إمرأة  [emraa] Audio
Father: أب  [ab] Audio Mother: أم  [um] Audio
Grandfather: جد  [jad] Audio Grandmother: جدة  [jadda] Audio

Locations in the house which are talked about more during the day:

House: منزل  [manzel] Audio Toilet: مرحاض  [merhad] Audio
Room: غرفة  [ghurfa] Audio Bedroom: غرفة نوم  [ghurfat nawm] Audio
Kitchen: مطبخ  [matbath] Audio Table: طاولة  [tawela] Audio

Animals and pets popular to everyone:

Cat: قط  [qet] Audio Dog: كلب  [kalb] Audio
Mouse: فأر  [faar] Audio Bird: طائر  [tair] Audio
Cow: بقرة  [baqara] Audio Horse: حصان  [hesan] Audio

The clothes most worn by most people:

Socks: جوارب  [jawareb] Audio Shoes: حذاء  [hedaa] Audio
Trousers: سروال  [serwal] Audio Shirt: قميص  [qamees] Audio
Sweater: قميص صوفي  [qamees sufi] Audio Coat: معطف  [maataf] Audio

Most popular languages in the world:

English: الإنجليزية  [alinjlizia] Audio French: الفرنسية  [alfaransia] Audio
German: الالمانية  [alalmania] Audio Spanish: الإسبانية  [alespania] Audio
Italian: الإيطالية  [alitalia] Audio Portuguese: البرتغالية  [alburtughalia] Audio
Greek: اليونانية  [alyunania] Audio Russian: الروسية  [arusia] Audio
Arabic: العربية  [alarabia] Audio Hindi: الهندية  [alhindia] Audio
Chinese: الصينية  [assenia] Audio Japanese: اليابانية  [alyabania] Audio


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Travel Vocabulary

Most popular terms when traveling:

Taxi: طاكسي  [taxi] Audio Bus: حافلة  [hafila] Audio
Hotel: اوتيل  [otel] Audio Reservation: حجز  [hajz] Audio
Airport: مطار  [matar] Audio Passport: جواز سفر  [jawaz safar] Audio

Words you can use in class or talking about school:

Student: طالب  [taleb] Audio Teacher: أستاذ  [ustath] Audio
Pen: قلم  [qalam] Audio Books: كتب  [kutub] Audio
Page: صفحة  [safha] Audio Dictionary: معجم  [mujam] Audio

Body parts which are talked about more often:

Hand: يد  [yad] Audio Feet: أقدام  [aqdaam] Audio
Hair: شعر  [shaar] Audio Eye: عين  [ayn] Audio
Mouth: فم  [fam] Audio Nose: أنف  [anf] Audio

Emergency vocabulary to ask for help or offer help when needed:

Ambulance: سيارة إسعاف  [sayarat esaaf] Audio Doctor: طبيب  [tabeeb] Audio
Hospital: مستشفى  [mustashfa] Audio Pharmacy: صيدلية  [saydalia] Audio
Police: شرطة  [shurta] Audio Stomach Ache: ألم معدة  [alam maeda] Audio

As you can see, this Arabic vocabulary is something you will need every day. You can use our Vocabulary Trainer to help you memorize these words.

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Did you know? People use only a small amount of their vocabulary on a daily basis. The rest of the words are either unused or not used often.