[09] Podcast egyptian colloquial: island pizza delivery

   
   

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podcast grammar theme: past tense with kaan


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جَزيرَة
gaziira - island

زَمان
zamaan - long ago

بَعْد
bad - after

رَمْلَة
ramla - sand

سَفِريَّة
safariyya - trip

عامْ  لَها
aam
laha - he swam to it

شَجَرَة
shagara - tree

رَعْد وِمَطَر
rad wi maṭar - rain and thunder

سِنين
siniin - years

بيتْزا
pizza - pizza

رَمْلَة وِشَجَرَة
ramla wi shagara -
sand and a tree

سِنين طَويلَة
siniin ṭawiila - many years

سَفينَة
safiina - ship

بَحْر
baḥr - ocean

سَمَك
samak - fish

 


Step 4 of 4: Read podcast dialogue     

 كان فيه مَرة واحِد اِسْمُه عَرْفان وكان  زَمان وَقَع مِن سَفينَة      [click]
  Kaan fiih mara waaḥid ismu Arfaan wi kaan zamaan wa'amin safiina
  Once there was someone called Arfaan who long ago fell off from a ship.

 اِلسّفينَة كانِت عَلىَ سَفَرِيَّة طَويلَة وِالْجَوُّ كان وِحِش قَوي      [click]
  Is safiina kannit ala safariyya ṭawiila wi ig gaw kaan wiḥish awi.
  The ship
was on along trip
and the weather was really bad.

 كان فيه رَعْد وِمَطَر      [click]
  Kaan fiih rad wi maṭar.
  There was thunder and rain.

 اِلسَّفينَة كانِت كِبيرَة لَكْن بِتِتْقَلِّب كِتير مِن اِلشِّمال لِلْيِمين      [click]
  Is safiina kaanit kibiira lakin kaanit bitit'alib kiteer min ish shimaal lil yimiin.
  The ship
was large but it flipped a lot from the left to the right.

 عَرْفان كان عَلىَ سَطْح اِلسَّفينَة وِوَقَع جُوَّه في الْبَحْر       [click]
  Arfaan kaan ala saṭ is safiina wi wa'agowwa fil baḥr.
  Arfaan
was on the deck of the ship and he fell into the ocean.
 عَرْفان شاف جَزيرَة صُغَيَّرَة وِعام لها     [click]
  Arfaan shaaf gaziira sughayyara wi aam laha.
  Arfaan saw a small Island and swam to it.

 اِلْجَزيرَة كانِت عُبارَة عَن رَمْلَة وَشَجَرَة بَس     [click]
  Ig gaziira kaanit ubaara an ramla wi shagara bas.
  The Island only
consisted of sand and a tree.

 كُل يوم عَرْفان كان ياكُل سَمَك مِن الْبَحْر وِتُفّاح مِن اِلشَّجَرَة     [click]
  Kul yom Arfan kaan yaakul samak min il baḥr wi tuffaaḥ min ish shagara.
  Every day Arfan
was eating fish from the ocean and apples from the tree.

 يوم بَعْد سِنين طَويلَة شاف واحِد عَلى مَرْكِبَة  جايِب لُه بيتْزا      [click]
  Yom bad siniin ṭawiila shaaf waḥid ala markiba gaayeb luh pizza. 
  One day after many years he saw someone on a boat bringing pizza to him.

 عَرْفان: إيه دي؟      [click]
  Arfaan - Eh di?
  Arfan - What is this?
 دي بيتْزا "عادِيّة"      [click]
  Di Pizza "regular."
  The man - This is a regular pizza.

 عَرْفان: أنا ما طَلَبْتِهاش بيتْزا "عادِيَة "... فين اِلْبَسْطِرْمَة ؟ يا راجِل رَجَّعْها!      [click]
  Ana miṭalabtihaash pizza "regular" fiin il baṣtirma? Ya raagil raggaḥa!
  Arfan - I didn't order a regular pizza... where is the pastrami? My man, return it!

 بَعْد ما الْراجِل مِشي عَرْفان أكَل سَمَكَة وِقَعَد يِفَكَّر إزّايْ حَيِقْدَر يِرَوَّح لِعيلْتُه وِيِسيب اِلْجَزيرَة      [click]
  Bad ma ir raagil mishi Arfaan 'akal samaka wi 'aad yifakar izzaay hayi'dar yirawwaḥ   liiltu wi yisiib ig gaziira.
  After the man left - Arfaan ate a fish and sat to think about how he will be able to   return to his family and leave the island.

 Questions with answers   
لِيه عِرْفان عَلىَ جَزيرَة؟        [click]

Q:  Why is Arfaan on an island? 

A:    عَرْفان كان عَلىَ سَطْح اِلسَّفينَة وِوَقَع جُوَّة في الْبَحْر
    Arfaan kaan ala saṭis sifiina wi wa'aguwwa fil ba
ḥr.
    Arfaan was on the deck of the ship and he fell into the ocean.

إزاي عِرْفان وَصَل اِلْجَزيرَة؟        [click]

Q:  How did Arfaan reach the island? 

A:  عام لَها
    amlaha
   
He swam to it.

إيه اِلْلي عِرْفان أكَلُه عَلىَ الْجَزيرَة؟        [click]

Q:  What did Arfaan eat on the island?

A:  سَمَك مِن الْبَحْر وِتُفّاح مِن اِلشَّجَرَة
    Samak min il baḥr wi tuffaa
ḥ min ish shagara.
    Fish from the ocean and apples from the tree.

اِلْجَزيرَة كانِت عِبارَة  عَنْ إيه؟        [click]

Q:  Can you describe the island? 

A:   رَمْلَة وِشَجَرَة بَس
    Ramla wi shagara bas.

هُوَّ عِرْفان طَلَب بيتْزا؟        [click]

Q:  Did Arfaan order the Pizza?

A:  لاء، ما طَلَبْش اِلْبيتْزا
    La'a maṭalabsh il pizza.
   
No, he did not order the pizza.


 

   

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