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Egyptian(Masri) Grammar and rules, enables non Egyptian to learn the basics of the language

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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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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Past tense

In this lesson, we are going to learn about the past form/tense. As mentioned before, verbs in Egyptian language have three forms: Present, Past and Imperative. Now we will focus on the past form/tense. Like present form, the verb changes … Continue reading

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The Alphabet

ا – alif, as in “Ah” آه which means “ow,” like an expression of pain or frustration ب – ba, as in “Bahebbak” بحبك which means “I love you” ت – ta, as in “Tani” تاني which means “another” or … Continue reading

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Lesson #2: Verbs

In this lesson, we are going to learn about verbs, the present tense particularly. Verbs in Egyptian language have three different forms. These are Present, Past and Imperative. A typical practice is to memorize the three forms of each verb. … Continue reading

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Introduction: Pronouns in Egyptian

In this lesson, you will learn simple words and how to introduce yourself in Egyptian. First, very simple words are introduced : English Egyptian Pronouncation Hi ahlANأهلاً ahlan Welcome marHabANمَرحَباً marHabaa Bye (literaly means: peace) salaamسَلام salaam Yes aywaaأيوَا aywaa … Continue reading

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