Colloquial Arabic: Sample Comparisons of Dialects - Useful Vocabulary

Months of the year

Levantine Arabic Dialects

  • Jordanian Arabic
    English Translation:
    Months: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
  • Jordanian Arabic
    English Translation:
    Western Months: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
  • Jordanian Arabic
    English Translation:
    Islamic Months: Shawwal, Dhu al Qa'da, Dhu al Hijja, Muharram, Safar, Rabi' al Awwal, Rabi' al Thani, Jumada al Awwal, Jumada al Thani, Rajab, Sha'aban, Ramadan
  • Lebanese Arabic
    English Translation:
    January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
  • Palestinian Arabic
    English Translation:
    Arabic Months: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
  • Palestinian Arabic
    English Translation:
    January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
  • Palestinian Arabic
    English Translation:
    Hijri (Islamic) Months: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
  • Syrian Arabic
    English Translation:
    Month, months, January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

Egyptian Arabic Dialects

  • Egyptian Arabic
    English Translation:
    January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

North African Arabic Dialects

  • Algerian Arabic
    English Translation:
    January, February/February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
  • Libyan Arabic
    English Translation:
    January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
  • Moroccan Arabic
    English Translation:
    January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
  • Tunisian Arabic
    English Translation:
    January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
  • Western Saharan and Mauritanian
    English Translation:
    Version 1: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
  • Western Saharan and Mauritanian
    English Translation:
    Version 2: Month 1, Month 2, Month 3, Month 4, Month 5, Month 6, Month 7, Month 8, Month 9, Month 10, Month 11, Month 12

Other Dialects

  • Bahraini Arabic
    English Translation:
    January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
  • Iraqi Arabic
    English Translation:
    January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
  • Yemeni Arabic
    English Translation:
    Version 1: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
  • Yemeni Arabic
    English Translation:
    Month 1, Month 2, Month 3, Month 4, Month 5, Month 6, Month 7, Month 8, Month 9, Month 10, Month 11, Month 12