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                          

 


Useful Terms from the Arabic Language:

Good Morning Sabah Al Khair
Good Evening Masa Al Khair
Greeting Assalam Aalaikum
Hello Marhaba
Goodbye Ma'assalama
Please Min Fadlak/Fadlik (Male / Female)
Thank you Shukran
How are you? Kaif Halak/Halik? (Male/Female)
Thanks Be to God Al Hamdu Lillah
God Willing Insha Allah
Yes Naam
No La
I don't speak Arabic Ana La Atakallam Al Arabiah
Good Zein or Kowayyes
Bad Ma Zein or Shain
Hot Har
Cold Ba'red
Water Maa'
Food Ta'am
Book Shop Maktabah
Mall Souq
Fruits Fawakeh
Vegtables Khod'rawat
Automobile Sayyara
Train Ketar
Plane Ta'erah
Gasoline Bunzeen
Office Maktab
Forbidden Mamnoo'
Allowed Musmooh
Police Shurta
Security Ha'res
Fire Station Matafie
Emergency Tawarie
Hospital Mostashfa
Doctor Tabeeb
Nurse Momarregh/Momarreghah (Male/Female)
Room Ghorfah
Court Mahkama
Station Mahattah
Breakfast Fotour
Lunch Gada
Dinner Asha
Prayer Salah
Mosque Masjed
Time Waqt
Bill Hesab
Bank Masraf
Company Sharekah
Establishment Mo'assasah
Shirt Gameis
Shoes Heda'a
Coffee Gahwa
Tea Shai
Little Qalil
A lot Katheer
Small Sagheer
Large Kabeer
Gold Thahab
Silver Fedda

Numericals:

0 Sefr
1 Wahed
2 Ithnein
3 Thalatha
4 Arba
5 Khamsa
6 Sitta
7 Saba
8 Thamania
9 Tisa
10 Ashra
100 Me'ah
1000 Alf
1000000 Mulyoon

Colors:

White

Abyadh

Black

Aswad

Red

Ahmar

Green

Akhdar

Yellow

Asfar

Orange

Burtoqali

Brown

Bonni

Blue

Azraq

Gold

Thahabi

Silver

Feddi

 
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