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Palestinian Arabic in Jordan


Useful Expressions


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  • "Yes"

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  • "An informal sound for yes"


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  • "No"

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  • "An informal sound for no"


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  • "Another informal sound for no"


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  • "A wish for good health before a meal"

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  • "Here"
    (when someone is handing something to a female)
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  • "Here"
    (when someone is handing something to a male)
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  • "If you please"
    (used with a request, as spoken to a female)
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  • "If you please"
    (used with a request, as spoken to a male)
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  • "Oh, brother"
    (used to get the attention of a man you don't know)
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  • "Oh, sister"
    (used to get the attention of a woman you don't know)
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  • "Excuse me."
    (used to get someone's attention, as spoken to a female)
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  • "Excuse me."
    (used to get someone's attention, as spoken to a male)
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  • "Sorry."
    (as spoken to a female)
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  • "Sorry."
    (as spoken to a male)
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  • "Thank you."

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  • "Thank you very much."

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  • "Not at all."
    (appropriate response to "Thank you very much)
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  • "You're welcome."
    (appropriate response to "Thank you very much)
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  • "Thank you."
    (literally: "May God protect your hands", as spoken to a female)
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  • "Thank you."
    (literally: "May God protect your hands", as spoken to a male)
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  • "I don't speak Arabic."

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  • "Do you speak English?"

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  • "I don't understand."
    (as spoken by a female)
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  • "I don't understand."
    (as spoken by a male)
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