Colloquial Arabic: Sample Comparisons of Dialects - Getting Acquainted

Where do you live?

Levantine Arabic Dialects

  • Jordanian Arabic
    English Translation:

    Where do you live? (F.S.)
    Where do you live? (M.S.)

  • Jordanian Arabic
    English Translation:

    I live in Sweileh.

  • Lebanese Arabic
    English Translation:

    Where do you live? (F.S.)
    Where do you live? (M.S.)

  • Lebanese Arabic
    English Translation:

    I live in Beirut.

  • Palestinian Arabic
    English Translation:
    Where do you live? (M.S.) Response: I live in Jerusalem.
    Where do you live? (F.S.) Response: I live in Jerusalem.
  • Syrian Arabic
    English Translation:

    Where do you live? (M.S.)
    Where do you live? (F.S.)
    Where do you live? (P.)

  • Syrian Arabic
    English Translation:

    I live in Northampton. (F.S.)

Egyptian Arabic Dialects

  • Egyptian Arabic
    English Translation:
    Where do you live? (M.S.)
    Where do you live? (F.S.)
    Where do you live? (P.)

North African Arabic Dialects

  • Algerian Arabic
    English Translation:
    Where do you live? (M.S.)
    Where do you live? (F.S.)
    Where do you live? (P.)
  • Libyan Arabic
    English Translation:
    Where do you live (M.S.)?
    Where do you live (F.S.)?
    Where do you live (M.P.)?
    Where do you live (F.P.)?
  • Libyan Arabic
    English Translation:
    I live in the city of Sabha.
  • Moroccan Arabic
    English Translation:
    Where do you live? (M.S.)
    Where do you live? (F.S.)
    Where do you live? (P.)
  • Moroccan Arabic
    English Translation:
    Where do you live? (M.S.)
    Where do you live? (F.S.)
    Where do you live? (P.)
  • Moroccan Arabic
    English Translation:
    Where do you live? (M.S.)
    Where do you live? (F.S.)
    Where do you live? (P.)
  • Moroccan Arabic
    English Translation:
    Where do you live? (M.S.)
    Where do you live? (F.S.)
    Where do you live? (P.)
  • Moroccan Arabic
    English Translation:
    I live in Casablanca.
    I live in Casablanca.
  • Tunisian Arabic
    English Translation:
    I live in Tunis. (S.)
    We live in Tunis. (P.)
  • Tunisian Arabic
    English Translation:
    Where do you live? (S.)
    Where do you live? (P.)
  • Tunisian Arabic
    English Translation:
    I live in Tunis. (S.)
    We live in Tunis. (P.)
  • Western Saharan and Mauritanian
    English Translation:
    Where do you live? (M.S.)
    Where do you live? (F.S.)
    Where do you live? (P.)
  • Western Saharan and Mauritanian
    English Translation:
    Where do you live? (M.S.)
    Where do you live? (F.S.)
    Where do you live? (M.P.)
    Where do you live? (F.P.)
  • Western Saharan and Mauritanian
    English Translation:
    Where do you live? (M.S.)
    Where do you live? (F.S.)
    Where do you live? (P.)
  • Western Saharan and Mauritanian
    English Translation:
    Where do you live? (M.S.)
    Where do you live? (F.S.)
    Where do you live? (M.P.)
    Where do you live? (F.P.)

Other Dialects

  • Bahraini Arabic
    English Translation:
    Where do you live? (M.S.)
    Where do you live? (F.S.)
    Where do you live? (P.)
  • Iraqi Arabic
    English Translation:
    Where do you live? (M.S.)
    Where do you live? (F.S.)
    Where do you live? (P.)
  • Yemeni Arabic
    English Translation:
    Where do you live? (M.S.)
    Where do you live? (F.S.)
    Where do you live? (P.)
  • Yemeni Arabic
    English Translation:
    Where do you live? (M.S.)
    Where do you live? (F.S.)
    Where do you live? (P.)
  • Yemeni Arabic
    English Translation:
    Where do you live? (M.S.)
    Where do you live? (F.S.)
    Where do you live? (P.)
  • Yemeni Arabic
    English Translation:
    Where do you live? (M.S.)
    Where do you live? (F.S.)
    Where do you live? (P.)
  • Yemeni Arabic
    English Translation:
    I live in Aden. (M.S.)
    I live in Aden. (F.S.)
    We live in Aden. (P.)
  • Yemeni Arabic
    English Translation:
    I live in Aden. (M.S.)
    I live in Aden. (F.S.)
    We live in Aden. (P.)
  • Yemeni Arabic
    English Translation:
    I live in Aden. (M./F.S.)
    We live in Aden. (P.)
  • Yemeni Arabic
    English Translation:
    I live in Aden. (M.S.)
    I live in Aden. (F.S.)
    We live in Aden. (P.)