What Are Some Common Arabic Sayings?


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Some common Arabic phrases include "salam," which is used to mean "hi," and "laila sa'eda wa ahlaam ladida," which means "good night and sweet dreams." When greeting someone in Arabic, a person can also say "sabah el kheer" to mean "good morning" or "masaa el kheer" to mean "good evening."

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What Are Some Common Arabic Sayings?
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Another common saying is "hal tatakallamu alloghah alenjleziah?" This sentence means "do you speak English?" A common answer is "qaleelan," meaning "just a little." A person can identify where he is from by saying, for example, "ana men amreeka" to mean "I am from America." One can ask "maljadeed?" This translates to "what's new?"

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