Arabic 101

Bus and Train

How much is a ticket to _____?
adash tazkara ila ____?

One ticket to _____, please.
Tazkara wahida ila ___ law samaht

Where does this train/bus go?
Hazal qitar/bus biyruh ila wayn?

Where is the train/bus to _____?
Wein el-qitar/el-bus ila ___?

Does this train/bus stop in _____?
hal biwa'ef hazal qitar/bus fi__ ?

When does the train/bus for _____ leave?
emta btatla el-qitar/el-bus ila ___?

When will this train/bus arrive in _____?
'emta byusil hazal qitar/bus fi___?

Directions

How do I get to _____ ?
How do I get to _____ ? ( Keef bawsal la __ )

...the train station?
...the train station? ( mahatet il qitar? )

...the bus station?
...the bus station? ( mawqif il bassat? )

...the airport?
...المطار ( al-matar ?)

...downtown?
...downtown? ( il balad? )

...the youth hostel?
...the youth hostel?

...the _____ hotel?
...the _____ hotel? ( otel? )

...the American/Canadian/Australian/British consulate?
...the American/Canadian/Australian/British consulate? ( safara )

Where are there a lot of...
Where are there a lot of... ( Wein fi kteer... )

...hotels?
...hotels? ( otelat )

...restaurants?
...restaurants? ( mata'em )

...bars?
...bars? ( bars )

...sites to see?
...sites to see? ( amaken seyaheyeh? )

Can you show me on the map?
Can you show me on the map? ( momken tfarjeeni khareeta? )

street
شارع ( shar'iah )

Turn left.
لف يسار ( lif yasaar )

Turn right.
لف يمين ( lif yameen )

left
يسار ( yasaar )

right
يمين ( yameen )

straight ahead
على طول( ala tul )

towards the _____
towards the _____ ( bijehet il )

past the _____
past the _____ ( baed il )

before the _____
before the _____ ( abel il )

Watch for the _____.
Watch for the _____. ( intibeh la )

intersection
intersection ( taqato )

north
شمال ( shamaal )

south
جنوب( janoob )

east
شرق( sharq )

west
غرب( gharb )

uphill
uphill ( talaa )

downhill
downhill ( nazleh )

Go
ذهب dhahaba shery

Stop
Waqf

Turn left
لف يسار Lif Yassar

Turn right
لف يمين Lif Yameen

straight ahead
على طول Ala Tool (Egyptian) or illal amaama الى الامام; dughri (Jordan); quduman (general)

slowly
Shway Shway

Wait of Stay
انتظر (intadhir)

Show me.
ارني (areni)

here
هنا huna

there
هناك hunak

before
qabla

after
بعد ba'da

now
الأن al-aan

from
من min

to or at ( a place )
الى ilah

Wait one minute.
intadhir Wahad dakeeka.

Taxi

Taxi!
Taxi! ( taxi! ) Sayyara

Take me to _____, please.
Take me to _____, please. ( khodni ila )

Take me there, please.
Take me there, please. ( khodni ala __ )

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