Useful Words and Phrases كَلِمات وعِبارات مُفيدة

The following words and phrases are from their equivalents in MSA. They are practical and you will hear them in daily conversations. They will be used in dialogues on this website. Read and listen to them while trying to think of a meaningful context in which you can use them.

 

English الفصحى
MSA 
العامية
Colloquial Jordanian
استَمِع
Listen
Please

مِن فَضلِكَ، مِن فَضلِكِ، مِن فَضلِكُم

لَو سَمَحْت، لَو سَمَحْتِ، لو سَمَحْتوا

Yes نَعَم أه، أَيوة
No لا لا، لَأ
Only/just, but فَقَط، لَكِن بَسّ
Also; more أَيضاً، أَكثَر كَمان 
Still; not yet (used as an answer to a question for whether an action happened or not) لَيسَ بَعد، بَعد لِسّا 
Okay حَسَناً ماشي، طَيِّب
Seriously, honestly في الحَقيقة عَن جَدّ
I mean (used as a filler word, it is equivalent to “like” in English when used as a filler) يَعني
There is/are يُوجَد، هُناك في
Because, because of; to بِسَبَب، لِأَنَّ، لِـ عَشان / مِشان
Like this هَكَذا هيك 
Therefore لِذَلِكَ عَشان / مِشان هيك 
Who, whom, which, that الَّذي، الَّتي، الَّذين اللي
Now الآن هَلّا، هَلَّأ
Yesterday أَمس / البارحة
مْبارِح
Tomorrow غَداً بُكْرة
Later; afterwards لاحِقاً، بَعدَ ذلِكَ بَعدين
Since مُنذُ مِن
Thing, something شَيء ج. أشياء اشي ج. أَشياء
Another; else آخَر، أُخرى ثاني/ة

 

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