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Pronouns In Egyptian(Masri)

  Pronouns in Egyptian(Masri)   Pronoun in English Pronoun in Egyptian(Masri) Pronunciation Comments Example Personal Pronouns Note: It is seperated from the word behind it and the word after it- Never Connected I انا ana   You(m) انتا enta   … Continue reading

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Egyptian words and Phrases

Egyptian words and Phrases    COMMON EXPRESSIONS Yes: naam, aywa No: la Perhaps: yemken Possibly: mumken Impossible: mesh mumken Necessary: daruri Please: men fadlak (m.) men fadlik (f.) Thank you: shukran Your Welcome Ahlan beka اهلاً بك Sorry/Excuse Me: assef … Continue reading

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Egyptian Alphabets

The Arabic script is written from right to left, in a cursive style, and includes 28 basic letters. Because some of the vowels are indicated with optional symbols, it can be classified as an abjad. Letters differ in shape depending … Continue reading

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How to Egyptianise the words?

  How to Egyptianise the words? Follow these steps: Get the word you want to Egyptianise. ex. Arabic رابح, مغلق Get the type. ex. verb, noun, noun -er jobs, noun plural, adjective Get the scale rooting. ex. فاعل, مفعل Get … Continue reading

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Introduction

  Introduction Prefixes, suffixes and formation are the most important characteristics that determine languages. Over years, Modern Egyptian Language created its own suffixs and prefixs as all modern languages do. However, Many people do not realise this and use the … Continue reading

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Writing and the alphabet

There are letters that do not exist in Egyptian Language. Many people get mistaken and write words the way they are written in Arabic thinking that these words are borrowed from Arabic t0 Egyptian. Certainly, this is because of the Arabic … Continue reading

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Nouns and phrase structure

After we learned about verbs in the previous lessons, it’s now time to learn about nouns, and phrase structure.There are two possible genders for nouns in Egyptian: masculine and feminine. Some words’ genders can be easily guessed, for example, any … Continue reading

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Questions

Now it is time to learn how to ask questions in Egyptian. Questions are formed simply by inserting the question word in the phrase being questioned. Here is a list of Egyptian question words: howwaهُوَّ makes a yes/no question ezzaayإزَّاي … Continue reading

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Object pronouns

Up till this point, we have learned about subject pronouns and verbs. Now it is time to learn object pronouns (e.g. me, you, him … etc). In Egyptian, object pronouns are suffixes that are appended to the verb. The following … Continue reading

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Imperative from of verbs

So far we have studied two forms of verbs in Arabic, the present and past forms. In this lesson we are going to study the last form, the imperative from. Fortunately, we have few pronouns this time (only second person … Continue reading

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