Moroccan Vocabulary

The Moroccan 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: جوج  [jouj] Audio
Three: تلاتا  [tlata] Audio Four: ربعا  [reb3a] Audio
Five: خمسا  [khemsa] Audio Six: ستا  [setta] Audio
Seven: سبعا  [seb3a] Audio Eight: تمنيا  [tmenia] Audio
Nine: تسعود  [tes3ud] Audio Ten: عشرا  [3eshra] Audio
First: اول  [awal] Audio Second: تاني  [tani] Audio

Days of the week and time expressions:

Monday: تنين  [tneen] Audio Tuesday: تلات  [tlaat] Audio
Wednesday: لاربع  [larbe3] Audio Thursday: خميس  [khmees] Audio
Friday: جمعا  [jem3a] Audio Saturday: سبت  [sebt] Audio
Sunday: حد  [7ed] Audio Now: دابا  [daba] Audio
Yesterday: لبارح  [lbare7] Audio Today: ليوم  [lyum] Audio
Tonight: هاد ليلة  [had leela] Audio Tomorrow: غدا  [ghedda] Audio

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Most popular fruits and vegetables:

Fruits: فاواكه  [fawakeh] Audio Apples: تفاح  [teffa7] Audio
Bananas: بانان  [banan] Audio Tomatoes: ماطيشا  [matesha] Audio
Potatoes: بطاطا  [btata] Audio Onions: بصل  [bsel] Audio

Colors that we think are very important to remember:

Red: حمر  [7mer] Audio Green: خضر  [khder] Audio
Blue: زرق  [zreq] Audio White: بياض  [byed] Audio
Black: كحل  [k7el] Audio Grey: رمادي  [rmadi] Audio

Some words related to food:

Breakfast: فطور  [ftur] Audio Lunch: غدا  [ghda] Audio
Dinner: عشا  [3sha] Audio Milk: حليب  [7leeb] Audio
Coffee: قهوا  [qahwa] Audio Bread: خبز  [khubz] Audio

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Weather terms and sensations:

Sunny: مشمس  [mshemes] Audio Windy: ريح  [ree7] Audio
Rainy: شتا  [shta] Audio Snowy: تلج  [telj] Audio
Cold: بارد  [bared] Audio Hot: سخون  [skhun] Audio

Words related to family and relatives:

Boy: دري  [derri] Audio Girl: بنت  [bent] Audio
Son: ولد  [weld] Audio Daughter: بنت  [bent] Audio
Brother: اخ  [akh] Audio Sister: اخت  [ukht] Audio
Man: راجل  [rajel] Audio Woman: مرا  [mra] Audio
Father: اب  [ab] Audio Mother: وم  [um] Audio
Grandfather: جد  [jed] Audio Grandmother: جدة  [jedda] Audio

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

House: دار  [dar] Audio Toilet: طواليط  [twalet] Audio
Room: بيت  [beet] Audio Bedroom: بيت النعاس  [beet n3as] Audio
Kitchen: كوزينا  [kuzina] Audio Table: طبلا  [tebla] Audio

Animals and pets popular to everyone:

Cat: قط  [qet] Audio Dog: كلب  [kelb] Audio
Mouse: فار  [far] Audio Bird: فرخ  [ferkh] Audio
Cow: بگرة  [begra] Audio Horse: عود  [3awd] Audio

The clothes most worn by most people:

Socks: تقاشر  [tqasher] Audio Shoes: سبات  [sebbat] Audio
Trousers: سروال  [serwal] Audio Shirt: تيشورت  [tishurt] Audio
Sweater: تريكو  [trikko] Audio Coat: مونتو  [monto] Audio

Most popular languages in the world:

English: النگليزية  [neglizia] Audio French: الفرانساوية  [lefransawia] Audio
German: لالمانية  [lalmania] Audio Spanish: السباليونية  [sbalyonia] Audio
Italian: طاليانية  [taliania] Audio Portuguese: البورتوغالية  [lburtughalia] Audio
Greek: اليونانية  [lyunania] Audio Russian: الروسيا  [erussia] Audio
Arabic: لعاربية  [el3arbiya] Audio Hindi: الهيندية  [lhindia] Audio
Chinese: الشينوية  [chinwia] Audio Japanese: الجابونية  [japonia] Audio


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Most popular terms when traveling:

Taxi: طاكسي  [taxi] Audio Bus: طوبيس  [tubis] Audio
Hotel: لوتل  [lotel] Audio Reservation: رسرفاسيون  [reservasion] Audio
Airport: مطار  [matar] Audio Passport: باسبور  [paspor] Audio

Words you can use in class or talking about school:

Student: طالب  [taleb] Audio Teacher: معلم  [mo3alem] Audio
Pen: ستيلو  [stilo] Audio Books: كتوبا  [ktuba] Audio
Page: صفحة  [sef7a] Audio Dictionary: ديكسيونير  [diksioneer] Audio

Body parts which are talked about more often:

Hand: يد  [yed] Audio Feet: رجل  [rjel] Audio
Hair: شعر  [sh3er] Audio Eye: عين  [3een] Audio
Mouth: فوم  [fom] Audio Nose: نيف  [neef] Audio

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

Ambulance: أومبيلونس  [umbilons] Audio Doctor: طبيب  [tbeeb] Audio
Hospital: سبيطار  [sbitar] Audio Pharmacy: فرماسيان  [fermacian] Audio
Police: بوليس  [bolis] Audio Stomach Ache: ألم ديال لمعدة  [alam dyal lme3da] Audio

As you can see, this Moroccan 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.