Moroccan Phrases

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Moroccan Phrases

Learning the Moroccan Phrases is very important because its structure is used in every day conversation. The more you master it the more you get closer to mastering the Moroccan language. But first we need to know what the role of Phrases is in the structure of the grammar in Moroccan.

Moroccan phrases are a group of words functioning as a single unit in the syntax of a sentence. Here are some examples:

English PhrasesMoroccan Phrases/ Arabic Script
Phrases
hellosalm - مرحبا
byebeslama - وداعا
congratulationsbassaha - تهاني
sorryasife - آسف
reallybassahe - حقا

Notice the structure of the Phrases in Moroccan.

List of Phrases in Moroccan

Below is a list of the phrases and daily expressions in Moroccan placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Moroccan vocabulary.

English PhrasesMoroccan Phrases/ Arabic Script
a green treeshajra khdra - شجرة خضراء
a tall buildingimara aliya - مبنى طويل القامة
a very old manrajale sharafe - رجل كبير جدا
the old red housebite hmare kdime - البيت القديم أحمر
a very nice friendsahabe maziane - صديق لطيف جدا
I read a book sometimeskanakra ktabe marra marra - أقرأ كتابا احيانا
I will never smokemaamary nakmy - أنا لن ادخن ابدا
are you alone?rake bwahdake - هل أنت وحدك؟
my cartomobilty - سيارتي
green cartomobil khadra - سيارة خضراء
three carstlata tomobilate - ثلاث سيارات
car garagelgarage datoumoubilate - مرآب السيارات
outside the carbarra diyale tomobila - خارج السيارة
my bookktabe diyaly - كتابي
my booksktoube diyaly - كتبي
our daughterbantna - ابنتنا
our daughtersbnatna - بناتنا
I'm coldkanhasse balbarde - انى اشعر بالبرودة
we're coldkanhassou balbarde - نحن نشعر بالبرودة
his chickensdjaja - دجاجه
their chickendjaje diyalhoume - دجاجهم
he is happyrashka lihe - انه سعيد
she is happyrashka liha - انها سعيدة
he is Americanmmirikaniye - انه امريكى الجنسية
she is Americanmirikaniya - انها امريكية الجنسية
I can accept thatyamkane ndire hadeshy - يمكن أن أقبل هذا
she added itzadttou - وأضافته
we admit itkanaatarfou bdake shy - نحن نعترف بذلك
they advised himnashouhe - وأشاروا عليه
I can agree with thatyamkane ly nttafake maa hade shy - يمكنني أن أتفق مع هذا
she allows itdouwzate dake shy - انها تسمح بذلك
we announce itkanaalane dake shy - نحن نعلن ذلك
I can apologizeyamke ly naatadare - يمكنني أن أعتذر
she appears todaywa kila lyoume - يبدو انها اليوم
they arranged thatrahoume wajdou - لقد رتبوا ذلك
I can arrive tomorrowyatmakkane nawssale ghadda - يمكنني أن اصل غدا
she can ask himnkadrou nsawlouhe - تستطيع أن تسأله
she attaches thatktaalake aalihe - انها تعلق عليه
we attack themkanhajmouhoume - نحن نهاجمهم
they avoid herkaybaadou aaliha - انهم يتجنبونها
I can bake itnakdare ngoullihe - يمكنني أن اخبزه
she is like himhiya bhalou - هي مثله
we beat ithna hssane mannou - نحن نفوز عليه
they became happywallawe mzianine - أصبحوا سعداء
I can begin thatnakdare nabda dake shy - يمكنني ان ابدا ذلك
we borrowed moneytsallafna laflousse - نحن اقترضنا المال
they breathe airkayatnafssou lahwa - هم يتنفسون الهواء
I can bring itnakdare njabdou - أستطيع ان اجلبه
I can build thatnakdare nabnihe - استطيع ان ابنيه
she buys foodkatshry laghda - انها تشتري الغذاء
we calculate itkanhasbouhe - نحن نحسبه
they carry ithazzinou - انهم يحملونه
they don't cheatmakaykhafoushe - انهم لا يغشوا
she chooses himkatakhtarou - هى تختاره
we close itkanghalfouhe - نحن نغلقه
he comes herekayji hna - يأتي هنا
I can compare thatnkadrou nkarnou dake shy - يمكنني مقارنة هذا
she competes with mekatnaffasse maaya - انها تتنافس معى
we complain about itkanatshakkawe mannou - نحن نشكو منه
they continued readingkammlou lakraya diyalhoume - لقد واصلوا القراءة
he cried about thatbka mane dake shy - لقد بكى بسبب ذلك
I can decide nownkadrou nkarerou daba - يمكنني أن تقرر الآن
she described it to mewsafty liya - لقد وصفت لى
we disagree about itkanaktalfou fhade shy - نختلف حول هذا الموضوع
they disappeared quicklydaghiya mabanoushe - لقد اختفوا بسرعة
I discovered thatktashafte - اكتشفت أن
she dislikes thatmakatabghishe - انها لا تحب أن
we do itkandirou dake shy - نحن نفعل ذلك
they dream about itkayhalmou bdake shy - يحلمون بذلك
I earned - استحقيت
he eats a lotkayakoule bazzafe - انه يأكل الكثير
we enjoyed thataajabna dake shy - استمتعنا بذلك
they entered heredakhlou hna - دخلوا هنا
he escaped thathrabe - هرب هو
I can explain thatnakdare nfassare dake shy - أستطيع شرح ذلك
she feels that toohatta hiya kathasse - تشعر أنها أيضا
we fled from therehrabna mane tammake - هربنا من هناك
they will fly tomorrowghady itire ghadda - سوف يطير غدا
I can follow younakdare ntbaakoume - يمكنني أن اتبعكم
she forgot me - نستنى
we forgive himsmahna lihe - نحنن نغفر له
I can give her thatyamkane naatiha dake shy - يمكن أن أعطيها ذك
she goes theretamshy ltammake - تذهب هناك
we greeted themsallamna aalihoume - نحن حياناهم
I hate thatmakanabghishe dake shy - أكرهه
I can hear itnakdare nsamaou - يمكنني أن اسمعه
she imagine thatkatsawarre dake shy - هى تتصور ذلك
we invited themdiaainahoume - نحن دعوناهم
I know himkanaarfou - أنا أعرفه
she learned itaarafte aalihe - تعلمت أنه
we leave nownamshiwe daba - نرحل الآن
they lied about himkadbou aalihe - كذبوا عنه
I can listen to thatnakdare nasmaa dake shy - أستطيع الاستماع إلي ذلك
she lost thatkhassrate - انها خسرت
we made it yesterdaydarnaha lbarahe - لقد فعلناها بالامس
they met himtlakawe maahe - لقد قابلوه
I misspell that - أنا أخطأت في تهجئة ذلك
I always praykanssally dima - أصلي دائما
she prefers thatkatfaddale dake shy - انها تفضل ذلك
we protected themhdinahoume - لقد حميناهم
they will punish herghady iaakbouha - سوف يعاقبوها
I can put it therenakdare ndirou tammake - أستطيع وضعه هناك
she will read itghady takrahe - انها سوف تقرأه
we received thatwsalna dake shy - تلقينا ذلك
they refuse to talkmabghawshe ihadrou - رفضوا التحدث
I remember thattfakkartha - أتذكرها
she repeats thatkataawade dake shy - انها تكرر ذلك
we see itkanshoufouhe - نراه
they sell itkaybiaouhe - هم يبيعوه
I sent that yesterdaysifate dake shy lbarahe - أرسلت ذلك بالأمس
he shaved his beardhassane lahiya diyalou - انه حلق لحيته
it shrunk quickly - انها تقلصت بسرعة
we will sing it - سنقوم غبنائها
they sat theregalssou hna - جلسوا هناك
I can speak itnakdare nahdare biha - أستطيع التحدث بها
she spends moneykatasrafe laflousse - إنها تنفق المال
we suffered from thataayana - عانينا منه
they suggest thatkatbane bhale ila - فهي توحي أنها
I surprised himfajaatou - فاجئته
she took thatkhdite dake shy - لقد اخذت هذا
we teach itkandarssouhe - نحن ندرسه
they told usgalou anaha - قالوا لنا
she thanked himshakratou - انها شكرته
I can think about itnakdarre nfakkare fdake shy - أستطيع التفكير في الامر
she threw itrmatou - إنها رمته
we understand thatkanatfahmou dake shy - نحن نفهم ذلك
they want thatkayabghiwe dake shy - هم يريدون ذلك
I can wear itnakdare nlabssou - استطيع ان ارتديه
she writes thatkataktabe dake shy - انها تكتب ذلك
we talk about itkanhadrou aala dake shy - نتحدث عن ذلك
they have itrahe aandhoume - انه لديهم
I watched itshafte dake shy - شاهدت ذلك
I will talk about itghady nahdarre aala dake shy - ساتكلم عن هذا
he bought that yesterdaynashry dike lkaswa - اشترى هذا بالامس
we finished itkammalna dake shy - انتهينا ذلك
inside the housefaddare - داخل المنزل
outside the carbarra siyara - خارج السيارة
with memaaya - معي
without himbla bihe - بدونه
under the tabletahte tabla - تحت الطاولة
after tomorrowbaade ghadda - بعد غد
before sunsetkbale lghouroube - قبل الغروب
but I'm busywalakine mashgouke - ولكن أنا مشغول
he is not heremakayanshe hna - انه ليس هنا
that is not my bookhada mashy ktaby - هذا ليس كتابي
do not entermadkhoulshe - لا تدخل
where is he?fine rahe - أين هو؟
what is this?washe hadeshy - ما هذا ؟
why are you sad?aalashe nta tayra like - لماذا أنت حزين؟
how do you want to pay?kifashe bghity tkhallasse - كيف تريد الدفع؟
can I come?takdare tji?? - هل يمكن ان آتى؟
is he sleeping?washe rahe naasse?? - هل هو نائم؟
do you know me?washe kataarafny - هل تعرفني؟
do you have my book?washe rahe aandake ktaby - هل لديك كتابي؟
how big is it?shhale kbire dake shy?? - ما مدى كبر هذا؟
can I help you?washe nakdare naaawnake ?? - هل يمكننى مساعدتك؟
can you help me?washe takdarre taawanny?? - هل يمكنك مساعدتي؟
do you speak English?washe katkallame nagliziya?? - هل تتكلم الانجليزية؟
how far is this?shale baaide dake shy?? - ما مدى بعد هذا؟
what time is it?shhale dalwakte - ما هو الوقت؟
how much is this?shhale lhadashy?? - كم ثمن هذا؟
what is your name?ashnou smiytake?? - ما هو اسمك؟
where do you live?fine kataaishe ?? - أين تعيش؟

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