Category Archive: Arabic Audio Files

Z: Zalamokkat in Zamalek

Another Arabic Audio Post! Because I haven’t posted one in awhile and because I haven’t posted any “Z” entries yet…here’s how to pronounce Zalamokkat (a nickname for a certain type of Mercedes car)… Continue reading

L: Lanterns and F: Fanooss

Another Arabic Audio Post! The Egyptian Arabic word for one lantern is fanooss and for many lanterns, it is fa-wa-neess (not fanoosses, as I saw this morning in one children’s book about Ramadan).… Continue reading

P: Prickly Pear

Another Arabic Audio Post! We’re still finalizing the Arabic Audio website but here’s another word for you related to my last photo. The Egyptian Arabic word for prickly pear is “teen shoki”. Click… Continue reading