Vocabulary – Lesson 7

Iraqi عربي English

joo’aan جوعان                         hungry

‘aTshaan عَطشان                         thirsty

hathaa yibayyin هذا يبَيِن                        this seems

aani ‘indi آني عِندي                     I have

fiqra فِكره                             idea

yi’jibni يِعجِبني                         I like, literally,

it pleases me

inti shitguuliin إنتِ شِتگولين                what do you say?, what do

you think? – contraction of

shinnu and tguliin

aani atifiq آني أتّفِق                       I agree

akil أكِل                               food

latheeth لَذيذ                              delicious

‘aaml il maT’amعامل المطعم                               waiter

masaa’ il kheir مَساء الخير                   good afternoon

tishirbuun تِشرَبون                        you (pl) drink

buTul بُطُل                              bottle

mai مَي                               water

mumtaaz مُمتاز                            excellent

hamm هَم                                also

aani aHibb آني أحِب                       I love, I like

qaa’imat akil قائِمَة                            menu

aani raaH arjaa’ آني راح أرجَع               I will return

akthar أكثَر                              more than

intu tiTilbuun إنتوا تِطلِبون                  you (pl) order

simach masgoof سِمَچ مَسگوف              masgoof fish (see Facts

About Iraq later this

lesson.)

aani akalit آني أكَلِت                       I ate

il baarHa bil lehl البارحه بالليل                 last night

arjuuk أرجوك                          please

jiiblii جيبلي                           bring me

dolma دولمَه                           Iraqi dish (see Facts

About Iraq later this

lesson.)

zalaaTa زلاطه                           salad

ma’a مَع                                with

zayt zaytuun زيت زيتون                    olive oil

shorba شوربَه                          soup

TamaaTa طَماطه                          tomato

dijaaj دِجاج                            chicken

timman تِمَن                              rice

putayta بُتيته                             potato

la . . . . walla لا والله                          neither . . . . nor

kabaab كَباب                             kabab

mashwi مَشوي                          grilled

‘aal عال                              okay, good

ruzz رُز                                another word for rice

khuthra خُضره                          vegetables

‘idkum عِدكُم                            you have

jizar جِزَر                              carrots

bahmya باميا                              okra

beitinjaan بيتنجان                         eggplant

buSal بُصَل                             onions

shalgham شَلغَم                             turnips

shijerشِجَر zucchini

mithil مِثِل                               same as

mu balla مو بالله                        right? – tag phrase asking

for agreement

SaHiiH صَحيح                          true

ilich Haq الچ حَق                         you are right

rai-ich رَأيچ                             your opinion

il aHsan إلأحسَن                         the best

min zamaan مِن زَمان                       in a long time

maftu‘uH مَفتوح                          open

masduud مَسدود                         closed

yoom il ithnehn يوم الإثنين                    Monday

yoom ith thalaathaa يوم الثَلاثاء                    Tuesday

sena, sniin (p)سَنَه،سِنين               year(s)

isbuu’ إسبوع                          week

shahar شَهَر                             month

shahar Aab شَهَر آب                        month of August

Hatta حَتى                              so that, in order to

ijaaza إجازه                            vacation

haa ها I see

la’ad لَعَد                                then, therefore

Hsaabحساب bill

‘alayya عَليّه                             for me

‘indi عِندي                            I have, literally, with me

fluus فلوس                           money

aani raaH adfa’ آني راح أدفَع                 I will pay

inta difa’it إنتَ دِفَعِت                      you paid

marra مَرّه                              time, period, occasion

jaaya جايه next

khallini خَليني                           let me

aHuT أحُط                              (I) leave

bakhsheesh بَخشيش                        tip

‘azizi عَزيزي                         my dear

dakhil داخِل                             inside, included

kariim كَريم                             generous

nishkurak نِشكُرَك                          we thank you

sabqa سابقه                           last, previous

il-akhiira الأخيره last time

rajaa’ann رجاءً please

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