Vocabulary – Lesson 6

Iraqi عربي English

ustaath أُستاذ sir

aani aHuT آني أحُط                        I put

HuTa (m) حُطه                             put it (m)

HuTha (f) حُطهه                           put it (f)

‘ala على on

il siriir السِرير                          the bed

inta tiHtaaj إنتَ تِحتاج                     you need

fed shi فَد شي                          something

ba’ad fed shi بَعَد فَد شي                    something, anything else

musaa’adtak مُساعَدتَك                      your help

Iqaama sa’iida. إقامه سَعيده                  Have a good day.

wiyaak وِياك               with you

mawjuud مَوجود                         present

laHtha لَحظه                            moment

fed laHtha فَد لَحظَه                                    a moment, wait a moment

w inta و إنتَ                            and you (“wa” is

contracted, with the ‘a’

dropping

iS SaHa الصَحَه                          the health

shlohn iS SaHa? شلون الصَحَه                how is (your) health?

shaku maku شَكو ماكو                     what’s new?

salaamtak سَلامتَك                       nothing wrong

aani wiSalit آني وِصَلِت                    I arrived

il yoom اليوم                             today

ahlak أهلَك your family

jayed جَيِد good

jiddan جِداً very

ibni إبني                              my son

binti بِنتي my daughter

inta tit thekkar إنتَ تِتذَكَر                      you remember

zawijti زَوِجتي            my wife

mashghuul                   مَشغول                          busy

bayt بَيت                               house

bil bayt بِالبَيت                           at home

Tab’an طَبعاً of course

‘umur عُمُر                              age

shgad ‘umur شگد عُمُر                     how old?

ba’adhum بَعَدهُم                they still

humma ba’adhum yithekkaruuk                 they still remember you

هُمه بَعَدهُم يِذّكَروك

maashaa’allah ما شاء الله                     praise the Lord

abuuk أبوك                             your father

ummak أُمَك your mother

mumtaaziin مُمتازين              excellent (m, pl)

humma sakniin هُمه ساكنين                 they live

akhi أخي my brother

ukhti أُختي my sister

thabuT ضابُط                           officer

jaysh جَيش                            army

mu balla مو بالله ‌                        isn’t it so? – tag phrase

seeking agreement

huwwa chaan هوَّ چان                         he was

huwwa chaan yiskun هوَّ چان يِسكُن                         he was living

huwwa yishtughul هوَّ يِشتُغُل                     he works

sharika شَرِكه company

Taliba طالِبه female student

jammi’a جامِعه university

baligh بَلِّغ tell (imperative, msg)

taHiyya, taHiyyat تَحِيّه،تَحِيّات                   greeting(s)

akiid أكيد sure

Sadiiqi صَديقي                        my friend

aani naazil آني نازِل                      I am staying

madam مدام madam

ma’zumiin معزومين free, available

bi kull suruur بِكُل سُرور                     with pleasure

id da’wa الدّعوَه                          the invitation

is saa’a beesh? السّاعه بَيش؟                what time?

khosh خوش good

‘abr  ish shari’عَبر الشارِع                             the other side of the street

muqaabil مُقابِل                            in front of, across

aani raaH akuun آني راح أكون                I will be

farHaan فَرحان happy

altiqi التِقي (I) meet

ithnehnkum إثنينكُم                           both of you

tamaam تَمام                       perfect

raaH راح                              will

hal هَل this

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