Colloquial Arabic: Sample Comparisons of Dialects - Greetings & Partings

Good evening

Levantine Arabic Dialects

  • Jordanian Arabic
    English Translation:
    Good evening Response: Good evening.
  • Lebanese Arabic
    English Translation:
    Good evening.
  • Palestinian Arabic
    English Translation:
    Good evening.
  • Syrian Arabic
    English Translation:
    Good evening.

Egyptian Arabic Dialects

  • Egyptian Arabic
    English Translation:
    Good evening. Response: Good evening.

North African Arabic Dialects

  • Algerian Arabic
    English Translation:
    Good evening. Response: Welcome. Good evening. (used when meeting someone)
  • Algerian Arabic
    English Translation:
    A blessed night. Response: Have a blessed evening. (used when parting with someone)
  • Libyan Arabic
    English Translation:
    Good Evening. Response: Good Evening. (also used as "good afternoon")

  • Libyan Arabic
    English Translation:
    How are you this evening? Response: We are fine this evening. (also used in the afternoon)

  • Libyan Arabic
    English Translation:
    Good Evening. Response: Good Evening. (also used as "good afternoon")

  • Moroccan Arabic
    English Translation:
    Good Evening. Response: Good Evening.
    (also used as "good afternoon")

  • Western Saharan and Mauritanian
    English Translation:
    Good evening. Response: Good evening.
  • Western Saharan and Mauritanian
    English Translation:
    Good evening to you. (M.S.) Response: Good evening to you too.
    Good evening to you. (F.S.) Response: Good evening to you too.
    Good evening to you. (P.) Response: Good evening to you too.
  • Western Saharan and Mauritanian
    English Translation:
    Good evening to you. (M.S.) Response: Good evening to you too.
    Good evening to you. (F.S.) Response: Good evening to you too.
    Good evening to you. (P.) Response: Good evening to you too.

Other Dialects

  • Bahraini Arabic
    English Translation:
    Good evening. Response: Good evening.
  • Iraqi Arabic
    English Translation:
    Good evening. Response: Good evening.
  • Yemeni Arabic
    English Translation:
    Good evening. Response: Good evening.