The Syria of today offers tourists as much a cultural experience as a sightseeing one, where ancient history provides a fascinating backdrop to everyday life on the streets                          

 


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Arabic Pronunciation

 Numbers
Zero       Sifr
One       Wahid
Two       Ithnein
Three       Thalatha
Four       Arba'a
Five       Khamsah
Six       Settah
Seven       Saba'a
Eight       Thamanyah
Nine       Tisa'a
Ten       Asharah
Eleven       Ihda-ashar
Twelve       Ithna-ashar
Thirteen       thalatha-ashar
Fourteen       araba'-ashar
Fifteen       khamsa-ashar
Sixteen       sitta-ashar
Seventeen       sab'a-ashar
Eighteen      thamani-ashar
Nineteen       tisa'-ashar
Twenty       eshreen
Twenty-one       wahid wa eshreen
Thirty       thalatheen
Forty       arb'een
Fifty       khamseen
Sixty       sitteen
Seventy       sab'een
Eighty       thamaneen
Ninety       tiss'een
One hundred       miyya
Two hundred       mitayn
Three hundred       thalath-miyya
Four hundred       arab'a-miyya
Five hundred       khams-miyya
One thousand       alf

Two thousand    

  alfayn

Time

Sunday al-ahad
Monday al-ithnain
Tuesday al-thulatha
Wednesday al-arba'a
Thursday al-khamees
Friday al-Joma'a
Saturday al-Sabt
Day yom
Year sanah
Month shahr
Hour sa'aa
Minute daqiqa
What time is it? qaddeish al-sa'aa
It's one o'clock as-sa'aa wahdeh
It's four o'clock as-sa'aa arba'a
Today al-yom
Yesterday el-bareh
Tomorrow bukra

Greetings

Good morning sabah el-kheir
Good evening masa el-kheir
Good Night layla sa'eeda
Hello Marhaba
Bye ma al-salamah
Yes na'am
No la
Please min fadlak
I am grateful Ana mamnoon
What? Shoo
What's the matter? Shoo fee?
What do you want? shoo beddak?
Give me ateeni

In town

City medina
Quarter hayy
Street share'h
Way, path harah
Road tareeq
Bridge jisr
Mosque Jame'h/messjed
Church knisseh
Bazaar Souk
Customs Jumrok
Bookshop/Library maktabeh
Shop mahall
Museum mathaf

At the hotel

Hotel fundoq/otel
Room ghorfeh
Bed takht
Blanket Hram
Pillow mkhaddah
Bed sheet sharshaf
Where is the toilet? wain el-hammam?
Floor Tabeq
Hot water my sakhneh
Show me the room farjeeni el-gurfeh
The bill al-hisab
Invoice fatoora

The Restaurant

Breakfast futour
Lunch ghada
Dinner asha'a
Fork shawkeh
Towel footah
Salt milh
Pepper fulfol
Oil zayt
Vinegar khall
Butter zebdeh
Ghee samneh
Bread khebz
Wine mbeet
Bottle qannineh
Water my
Beer beera
Meat lahm
Mutton, sheep kharoof
Beef lahm baqar
veal lahm ejel
chicken djaj
dish sahn
glass kasseh
knife sekkeen
spoon malaaqa
Salad salata
Fruits fawaki
Deserts heloo
Bill hisab
 
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