[03] Podcast egyptian colloquial: where is the duck?

   
   

Step 1 of 4: Review grammar theme for podcast
podcast grammar themes: interrogative particles, demonstratives


Step 2 of 4: Listen to podcast  

 

   
             

 

Step 3 of 4: Review words in podcast   

 

  
              

  
              

راجِل
raagil
- man

كوبّايَةْ
kubbaaya
- glass

كُرْسي
korsi
- chair

سِتّ
sitt
- women

كوبّيْتين
kubbaytiin
- two glasses

كُرْسِيّين
korsiiyiin - chairs

بَطّة
baṭṭa
- duck

تَرَبيزَة
ṭarabiza
- table

عَصير
´šasiir
- juice

 

 

شَفّاطَة
shaffaaṭa
- straw

 


Step 4 of 4: Read podcast dialogue   

 فين اِلسِّتّ؟        [click]
  Feen is sitt?          
  Where is the women?

 اِلسِّت عَلىَ اِلْيِمين       [click]
  is sit ´šala il yimiin.
  The lady is to the right.

 هِيَّ قاعْدَة عَلىَ إيه؟        [click]
  Hiyya 'a´šda ´šala eh?
  What is she sitting on?

 هِيَّ قاعْدَة عَلىَ كُرْسي        [click]
  Hiyya 'a´šda ´šala korsi.
  She is sitting on a chair.

 فين اِلرّاجِل؟        [click]
  Feen ir raagil?
  Where is the man?
 اِلرّاجِل عَلىَ اِلشِّمال        [click]
  Ir raagil ´šala ish shimaal.
  The man is to the left.

 هُوَّ قاعِد عَلَى إيه؟        [click]
  Huwwa 'aa´šid ´šala eh?
  He is sitting on
what?

 هُوَّ قاعِد عَلىَ كُرْسي كَمان        [click]
  Huwwa 'aa´šid ´šala korsi kamaan.
  He is sitting on a chair also.

 إيه دي؟        [click]
  Eh di?
  What is this?

 دي كوبّايَة        [click]
  Di kobbaaya
  This is a glass.
 وِإيه دي؟        [click]
  Wi eh di?
  And
what is this?

 دي كوبّايَة كَمان        [click]
  Di kobbaaya kamaan
  This is a glass also.

 فيه إيه في اِلكوبّيْتين؟        [click]
  Fiih eh fil kubbaytiin?
  What What is in the two glasses?

 فيه عَصير وِشَفّاطَة        [click]
  Fiih ´šasiir wi shaffaaṭa.
  There is juice and a straw.

 إيه اِللي عَلىَ اِلتّرابيزَة؟        [click]
  Eh illi ´šala iṭ ṭaribiiza?
  What is on the table?
 اِلْعَصير        [click]
  Il ´šasiir.
 The juice.

 إيه اِللي تَحْت اِلتّرابيزَة؟        [click]
  Eh illi taḥt iṭ ṭaribiiza?
 
What is under the table?

 اِلْبَطّة        [click]
  Il baṭṭa.
 The duck.

 Questions with answers                                                                                                    
من أيّْ ناحْيَة مِنِ الْتَرابيزَة الرَّاجِل قاعِد؟       [click]

Q:  What side of the table is the man sitting?

A:   عَلىَ اِلشِّمال
       ´šala ish shimaal
   
To the left.

مِن أيّ ناحْيَة مِنِ التَّرابيزَة السِّتّْ قاعْدَة؟        [click]

Q:  What side of the table is the women sitting?

A:  عَلىَ اِلْيِمين
    ´šala il yimiin
   
To the right.

فيهْ إيهْ في الْكوبَيْتيِن؟        [click]

Q:  What is in both glasses?

A:  عَصير وِشَفّاطَة
    ´šasiir wi shaffaaṭa.

فيه إيه تَحْتِ التَّرابيزَة؟        [click]

Q:  What is under the table?

A:  اِلْبَطَّة
    Il baṭṭa.


 

   

 This podcast is Egyptian spoken Arabic. Now see the MSA/Classical version.

   

 

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