Egyptian Prepositions

If you're trying to learn Egyptian Prepositions you will find some useful resources including a course about time and place prepositions and and demonstrative pronouns... to help you with your Egyptian Arabic grammar. Try to concentrate on the lesson and notice the pattern that occurs each time the word changes its place. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Egyptian. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!

Egyptian Prepositions

Learning the Egyptian Prepositions 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 Egyptian language. But first we need to know what the role of Prepositions is in the structure of the grammar in Egyptian.

Egyptian prepositions link nouns, pronouns and phrases to other words in a sentence. The word or phrase that the preposition introduces is called the object of the preposition. Here are some examples:

English PrepositionsEgyptian Prepositions
inside the houseguoh alebit - جوه البيت
outside the carbereh ale3erebya - بره العربية
with meme3aya - معايا
without himmen ghireh - من غيره
under the tablete7et aleterebiza - تحت التربيزة
after tomorrowbe3ed bekera - بعد بكرة
before sunset2ebel gherob aleshemes - قبل غروب الشمس
but I'm busybes ana mesheghol - بس أنا مشغول

Notice the structure of the Prepositions in Egyptian.

List of Prepositions in Egyptian

Below is a list of the Time place and demonstrative pronouns in Egyptian placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Egyptian vocabulary.

English PrepositionsEgyptian Prepositions
about3en - عن
abovefo2 - فوق
afterbe3ed - بعد
againstded - ضد
amongbin - بين
around7walin - حوالين
aszi - زي
atfi - في
before2ebel - قبل
behindora - ورا
belowte7et - تحت
beneathte7et - تحت
besideguemeb - جمب
betweenbin - بين
beyondora - ورا
butbes - بس
byb - ب
despite3ela alereghem men - على الرغم من
downte7et - تحت
duringathena' - أثناء
exceptma3eda - ماعدا
forl - ل
frommen - من
infi - في
insideguoh - جوه
intofi - في
near2erib - قريب
nextaleli guai / guaya - اللي جاي/ جاية
on3ela - على
opposite2esad - قصاد
outbera - برة
outsidebera - برة
perl - ل
plusza'ed - زائد
round7walin - حوالين
sincemene+ Time - من+ Time
thanmen - من
throughmen khelal - من خلال
tillleghaya_ le7ed - لغاية_ لحد
tol - ل
towardteguah - تجاه
underte7et - تحت
unlikeghir - غير
untilleghaya_ le7ed - لغاية_ لحد
upfo2 - فوق
via3en teri2 - عن طريق
withme3 - مع
withinfi khelal - في خلال
withoutmen ghir - من غير
two words
according tobaleneseba l - بالنسبة ل
because of3eshan - عشان
close to2erib men - قريب من
due tobesebeb - بسبب
except forma3eda - ماعدا
far frombe3id 3en - بعيد عن
inside ofguwa - جوة
instead ofbedel men - بدل من
near to2erib men - قريب من
next toguemeb - جمب
outside ofbera - برة
prior to2ebel - قبل
three words
as far asbe3id zi - بعيد زي
as well asberedo - برضو
in addition tobaladafa l - بالأضافة ل
in front of2edam - قدام
in spite ofbalereghem men - بالرغم من
on behalf ofbalenyaba 3en - بالنيابة عن
on top offo2 keda - فوق كدة
demonstrative pronouns
thisda / di / - دا/ دي/
thatda / di / - دا/ دي/
thesedol - دول
thosedol - دول

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