Colloquial Arabic: Sample Comparisons of Dialects - Getting Acquainted

Asking about jobs and hobbies

Levantine Arabic Dialects

  • Jordanian Arabic
    English Translation:

    What is your job? (F.S.)
    What is your job? (M.S.)
    What is your job? (P.)

  • Lebanese Arabic
    English Translation:

    What is your job? (M.S.)
    What is your job? (F.S.)
    What is your job? (P.)

  • Palestinian Arabic
    English Translation:
    What do you do? (M.S.)
    What do you do? (F.S.)
    What do you do? (P.)
  • Palestinian Arabic
    English Translation:
    What do you do? (M.S.)
    What do you do? (F.S.)
    What do you do? (P.)
  • Palestinian Arabic
    English Translation:

    What are your hobbies? (M.S.)
    What are your hobbies? (F.S.)
    What are your hobbies? (P.)

    What are your hobbies? (M.S)
    What are your hobbies? (F.S.)
    What are your hobbies? (P.)

  • Syrian Arabic
    English Translation:

    What do you do? (M.S.)
    What do you do? (F.S.)

Egyptian Arabic Dialects

  • Egyptian Arabic
    English Translation:
    What is your job? (M.S.)
    What is your job? (F.S.)
    What is your job? (P.)
  • Egyptian Arabic
    English Translation:
    What are your hobbies? (M.S.)
    What are your hobbies? (F.S.)
    What are your hobbies? (P.)

North African Arabic Dialects

  • Algerian Arabic
    English Translation:
    What is your job? (M.S.)
    What is your job? (F.S.)
    What is your job? (P.)
  • Algerian Arabic
    English Translation:
    What are your hobbies? (M.S.)
    What are your hobbies? (F.S.)
    What are your hobbies? (P.)
  • Libyan Arabic
    English Translation:
    What do you do? (M.S.)
    What do you do? (F.S.)
    What do you do? (M.P.)
    What do you do? (F.P.)
  • Libyan Arabic
    English Translation:
    What do you do? (M.S.)
    What do you do? (F.S.)
    What do you do? (M.P.)
    What do you do? (F.P.)
  • Libyan Arabic
    English Translation:
    What are your hobbies? (M.S.)
    What are your hobbies? (F.S.)
    What are your hobbies? (M.P.)
    What are your hobbies? (F.P.)
  • Moroccan Arabic
    English Translation:
    What do you do? (M.S.)
    What do you do? (F.S.)
    What do you do? (P.)
  • Moroccan Arabic
    English Translation:
    What do you do? (M.S.)
    What do you do? (F.S.)
    What do you do? (P.)
  • Moroccan Arabic
    English Translation:
    What do you do? (M.S.)
    What do you do? (F.S.)
    What do you do? (P.)
  • Moroccan Arabic
    English Translation:
    What do you do? (M.S.)
    What do you do? (F.S.)
    What do you do? (P.)
  • Moroccan Arabic
    English Translation:
    What are your hobbies? (M.S.)
    What are your hobbies? (F.S.)
    What are your hobbies? (P.)
  • Tunisian Arabic
    English Translation:
    What do you do? (S.)
    What do you do? (P.)
  • Tunisian Arabic
    English Translation:
    What are your hobbies? (S.)
    What are your hobbies? (P.)
  • Western Saharan and Mauritanian
    English Translation:
    What do you do? (M.S.)
    What do you do? (F.S.)
    What do you do? (P.)
  • Western Saharan and Mauritanian
    English Translation:
    What do you work in? (M.S.)
    What do you work in? (F.S.)
    What do you work in? (P.)
  • Western Saharan and Mauritanian
    English Translation:
    What is your job? (M.S.)
    What is your job? (F.S.)
    What is your job? (P.)
  • Western Saharan and Mauritanian
    English Translation:
    What are your hobbies? (M.S.)
    What are your hobbies? (F.S.)
    What are your hobbies? (P.)

Other Dialects

  • Bahraini Arabic
    English Translation:
    What is your job? (M.S.)
    What is your job? (F.S.)
    What is your job? (P.)
  • Bahraini Arabic
    English Translation:
    What are your hobbies? (M.S.)
    What are your hobbies? (F.S.)
    What are your hobbies? (P.)
  • Iraqi Arabic
    English Translation:
    What is your job? (M.S.)
    What is your job? (F.S.)
    What is your job? (P.)
  • Iraqi Arabic
    English Translation:
    What are your hobbies? (M.S.)
    What are your hobbies? (F.S.)
    What are your hobbies? (P.)
  • Yemeni Arabic
    English Translation:
    What do you do? (M.S.)
    What do you do? (F.S.)
    What do you do? (P.)
  • Yemeni Arabic
    English Translation:
    What are your hobbies? (M.S.)
    What are your hobbies? (F.S.)
    What are your hobbies? (P.)