Colloquial Arabic: Sample Comparisons of Dialects - Greetings & Partings

Hi, Hello, Peace be upon you

Levantine Arabic Dialects

  • Jordanian Arabic
    English Translation:
    Hello Response: Hello
  • Jordanian Arabic
    English Translation:
    Peace be upon you. Response: Peace be upon you too.
  • Lebanese Arabic
    English Translation:
    Hello.
  • Palestinian Arabic
    English Translation:
    Hi.
  • Syrian Arabic
    English Translation:
    Hello.

Egyptian Arabic Dialects

  • Egyptian Arabic
    English Translation:
    Peace be upon you. Response: And peace be upon you too.
    Hello. Response: Hello.
    Hi. Response: Hi.

North African Arabic Dialects

  • Algerian Arabic
    English Translation:
    Hello. Response: Hello.
  • Algerian Arabic
    English Translation:
    Hi. Response: Hi.
  • Algerian Arabic
    English Translation:
    Peace be upon you. Response: And peace be upon you too.
  • Libyan Arabic
    English Translation:
    Peace be upon you. Response: And peace be upon you too.
    Hello. Response: Hello.
    Hello. Response: Hello.
    Hello. Response: Hello.
    Hello. Response: Hello.
    Hello. Response: Hello.
  • Moroccan Arabic
    English Translation:
    Peace be upon you. Response: And also upon you.
    Peace. Response: Peace.
    Hi. Response: God Bless you.
    Hello. Response: Hello.
  • Tunisian Arabic
    English Translation:
    Hi. Response: Hi.
    Welcome. Response: Welcome [to you] too, thank you.
    Welcome. Response: Thank you.
    Welcome. Response: Thank you.
    Welcome. Response: Thank you.
  • Western Saharan and Mauritanian
    English Translation:
    Peace be upon you. Response: Peace be upon you too.
    Hello. Response: Hello.
    Hello. Response: Hello.

Other Dialects

  • Bahraini Arabic
    English Translation:
    Peace be upon you. Response: And peace be upon you too.
  • Bahraini Arabic
    English Translation:
    Hello. Response: Hello.
  • Bahraini Arabic
    English Translation:
    Hi. Response: Hi.
  • Iraqi Arabic
    English Translation:
    Peace be upon you. Response: And peace be upon you too.
  • Iraqi Arabic
    English Translation:
    Hello. Response: Hello.
  • Iraqi Arabic
    English Translation:
    Hello.
    Response: Hello (M.S.)
    Response: Hello (F.S.)
    Response: Hello (P.)
  • Yemeni Arabic
    English Translation:
    Peace be upon you. Response: Peace be upon you too.
  • Yemeni Arabic
    English Translation:
    Hello. Response: Bless you.
  • Yemeni Arabic
    English Translation:
    Hello. Response: Hello.