Vocabulary

Iraqi
عربي
English
marHaba
مَرحَبا
hello
ustaath
أستاذ
sir, professor
ahlan wa sahlan
أهلاً وسَهلاً
hello, welcome
Shlohnak?
شلونَك
How are you?
zehn
زین
good
al Hamdulillah
الحَمدُلله‌
praise be to God
aani
آني
I
ismi
إسمي
my name
Tsharrafna
تشَرفنا
Nice to meet you (you honor us).
Wili ishsharraf
وإلي الشَرَف
And nice to meet you (and the honor is ours).
sayyid
سَیِّد
sir, mister
w
و
and
assalaam
السَّلام
peace
‘alaykum
عَلَیکُم
upon you
As salaamu ‘alaykum.
السَّلامُ عَلَیکُم
Peace be upon you.
wa
و
and
Wa ‘alaykum assalaam
وعَلَیکُم السَّلام
And upon you be peace.
inta
إنتَ‌
you
min
مِن
from
wehn
وین
where
‘Iraqi
عِراقي
Iraqi(s) (masculine, feminine,
‘Iraqiyya
عِراقِيِّة
singular; masculine, feminine
‘Iraqiyyeen
عِراقِیین
plural; hereafter abbreviated as
‘Iraqiyyaat
عِراقِیات
msg, fsg, mpl, fpl)
la
لا
no
mu
مو
not
Amriiki
أمریکي
American (masculine, feminine,
Amriikiyya
أمریکِیِّة
plural, hereafter abbreviated as
Amriikaan
أمریکان
m,f,fpl)
madiina
مَدینة
city
madiinat ATlanTa
مَدینَة أطلانطا
city of Atlanta
wilayat
وِلایَة
State
wilayat Georgia
وِلایَة جورجیا
State of Georgia
il Wilayat il MutaHida
الوِلایات المُتَحِدة
United States
Amriika
أمریکا
America
hnaa
هنا
here
na’am
نَعَم
yes
aani wilaadat
آني وِلادَة
I was born
il ‘Iraq
العِراق
Iraq- country name are preceded  by the definite article “il” which is “the”.
il/al
إلـ /الـ
the – both spellings are common (“al” Hamdulillah, but “il” Iraq)

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