Colloquial Arabic: Sample Comparisons of Dialects - Getting Acquainted

How old are you?

Levantine Arabic Dialects

  • Jordanian Arabic
    English Translation:
    How old are you? (M.S.) How old are you? (F.S.) How old are you? (P.)
  • Jordanian Arabic
    English Translation:

    I am 20.

  • Lebanese Arabic
    English Translation:

    I am 20 years old.
    I am 20 years old.

  • Palestinian Arabic
    English Translation:
    How old are you? (M.S.) Response: I am 20 years old.
    How old are you? (F.S.) Response: I am 20 years old.
  • Syrian Arabic
    English Translation:

    I am 20 years old.

Egyptian Arabic Dialects

  • Egyptian Arabic
    English Translation:
    How old are you? (M.S.) Response: I am 20 years old.
    How old are you? (F.S.) Response: I am 20 years old.
    How old are you? (P.) Response: We are 20 years old.

North African Arabic Dialects

  • Algerian Arabic
    English Translation:
    How old are you? (M.S.) Response: 20 years old.
    How old are you? (F.S.) Response: 20 years old.
    How old are you? (P.) Response: We are 20 years old.
  • Libyan Arabic
    English Translation:
    How old are you? (M.S.)
    How old are you? (F.S.)
    How old are you? (M.P.)
    How old are you? (F.P.)
  • Libyan Arabic
    English Translation:
    How old are you? (M.S.)
    How old are you? (F.S.)
    How old are you? (M.P.)
    How old are you? (F.P.)
  • Libyan Arabic
    English Translation:
    I am 22 years old.
  • Moroccan Arabic
    English Translation:
    How old are you? (M.S.)
    How old are you? (F.S.)
    How old are you? (P.)
  • Moroccan Arabic
    English Translation:
    How old are you? (M.S.)
    How old are you? (F.S.)
    How old are you? (P.)
  • Moroccan Arabic
    English Translation:
    How old are you? (M.S.)
    How old are you? (F.S.)
    How old are you? (P.)
  • Moroccan Arabic
    English Translation:
    I am 22 years old. I am 22 years old. I am 22 years old.
  • Tunisian Arabic
    English Translation:
    How old are you? (S.)
    How old are you? (P.)
  • Tunisian Arabic
    English Translation:
    I am 20 years old.
  • Western Saharan and Mauritanian
    English Translation:
    How old are you? (M.S.)
    How old are you? (F.S.)
    How old are you? (P.)
  • Western Saharan and Mauritanian
    English Translation:
    How old are you? (M.S.)
    How old are you? (F.S.)
    How old are you? (P.)
  • Western Saharan and Mauritanian
    English Translation:
    How old are you? (M.S.)
    How old are you? (F.S.)
    How old are you? (P.)
  • Western Saharan and Mauritanian
    English Translation:
    My age is 20 years.
    My age is 20 years.
    I am 20 years old.
    I am 20 years old.

Other Dialects

  • Bahraini Arabic
    English Translation:
    How old are you? (M.S.) Response: I am 20 years old.
    How old are you? (F.S.) Response: I am 20 years old.
    How old are you? (P.) Response: We are 20 years old.
  • Iraqi Arabic
    English Translation:
    How old are you? (M.S.) Response: I am 20.
    How old are you? (F.S.) Response: I am 20.
    How old are you? (M.P.) Response: We are 20.
  • Yemeni Arabic
    English Translation:
    How old are you? (M.S.)
    How old are you? (F.S.)
    How old are you? (P.)
  • Yemeni Arabic
    English Translation:
    How old are you? (M.S.)
    How old are you? (F.S.)
    How old are you? (P.)