Arabic 101

A table for one person/two people, please.
A table for one person/two people, please. ( Tawlah la wahed/tenein )

Can I look at the menu, please?
Can I look at the menu, please? ( Momken ashoof il menu? )

Can I look in the kitchen?
Can I look in the kitchen? ( Mumken ashuf il matbakh? )

I'm a vegetarian.
I'm a vegetarian. ( Ana nabati )

I don't eat pork.
I don't eat pork. ( Ma bakol lahem khanzeer )

I don't eat beef.
I don't eat beef. ( Ma bakol lahmeh )

I only eat kosher food.
I only eat kosher food. ( Bas bakol akel hallal )

Can you make it "lite", please? ( less oil/butter/lard )
Can you make it "lite", please? ( khaleeha khafeefeh )

à la carte
à la carte ( à la carte )

breakfast
breakfast ( ftoor ) al iftar

lunch
lunch al ghada

tea ( meal )
tea shay'

supper
supper al isha'

I want _____.
._____أريد ( ooreed )

I want a dish containing _____.
I want a dish containing _____.

chicken
دجاج ( dajaj )

beef
بقر ( baqar )

fish
سمك ( samak )

ham
ham ( khanzeer )

cheese
جبنة ( jubneh )

eggs
بيض ( baid )

salad
salad salata

(fresh) vegetables
(fresh) vegetables (fresh) khudrawat

(fresh) fruit
(fresh) fruit ( fawakeh ) (fresh) fawakat

bread
bread ayish OR khubz

noodles
noodles ( makarona )

rice
أرز ( 'roz )

beans
beans ( fool ) fasoliyya

May I have a glass of _____?
May I have a glass of _____? ( Momken Kaset___ )

May I have a cup of _____?
May I have a cup of _____? ( Momken finjan ___ )

coffee
coffee ( qahweh ) kah'wa

tea (drink)
شاي ( shay' )

juice
عصير ( Aseer )

(bubbly) water
water ( may )

water
ماء ( maa' )

beer
بيرة ( beerah )

red/white wine
red/white wine ( nabeed ahmar/abyad )

May I have some _____?
May I have some _____? ( momken ___? )

salt
ملح ( malh )

black pepper
فلفل أسود( filfil aswad )

butter
زبدة ( zibdeh )

Excuse me, waiter? ( getting attention of server )
Excuse me, waiter? garcoon

I'm finished.
I'm finished. ( khalast ) galaste

It was delicious.
It was delicious. ( Zaki ) Al-akl mazboot!

The check, please.
The check, please. Leh'seb min fadlak

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