Learn Basic Arabic Words used in Saudi Arabia

When you go to some shop, he may not necessarily know the Basic English words, so you must know enough words of the Saudi Arabian language so that you can deal with him. In this context, I have listed some words and small sentences below which you must need to memorize so that at least you can deal with the people at shops.

Is he/she married?

hal heya mwtazwjah?

هل هو متزوج ؟

hal hwa mwtzwej?

هل هي متزوجه؟

Will you marry me?

hal trghabeen bel jawj meni? هل تقبلين بالزواج مني؟

She would make a beautiful bride for my son.

Sa tkoon aroos jameelah le waldi ستكون عروسا جميله لابني

He would make a handsome husband for my daughter.

sa ykoon zawj waseem le ebnaty سيكون زوجا وسيم لابنتي

What a beautiful bride she is!

ya laha mn aroos jameelahيالها من عروس جميله

He is a handsome and strong husband.

hewa zawj waseem w gawi هو زوج قوي ووسيم

Congratulations!

Mabrookمبروك

I wish you all the very best wishes and bright future!

atamna lakum kol kair w mwstagbal mwshregاتمنى لكم كل خير ومستقبل مشرق

May you be blessed with many children!

Atamna lakum aladeed mn alatfalاتمنى لكم العديد من الاطفال

You may want to put on your abaya and cover your face now.  The groom will be coming in soon.

hal toredeen an trtdee abaytuki w twgati wajhaki. sa yatee alarees ala’an. هل تريدين ان ترتدي عبائتك وتغطي وجهك؟ سيدخل العريس الان

I am sorry you are ill.

أنا مستاء-مستاءه لمرضك

I hope that you will be feeling better soon.

أتمنى ان تشعر بالتحسن قريبا

Is there anything I can do for you?

هل هناك شي استطيع عمله لمساعدتك؟

Would you like me to get you a Quran to pray?

هل تريدني ان احضر لك مصحف ؟

Do you wish to see the Imam?

هل تريد ان ترى الامام

I am so very sorry on the passage of your loved one.

اسـتأت كثيرا لوفاه الفقيد الغالي

He/She is now out of pain and in a better place.

هو-هي براحه من الالم الان وبمكان افضل

He/She is now in Allah’s hands.

هو-هي برحمه الله الان

May God reward you (for your patience):

عظم الله اجركم وأحسن الله عزاءكم

May God have mercy on his/her soul:

الله يغفر له-لها ويرحمه- يرحمها

May God reunite you in paradise:

أسال الله ان يجمعكم  في الجنه

EnglishArabicRoman Language
How much?كم؟Kam?
How much is this?كم هو هذا؟Kam haza?
How are you my friend?كيف حالك يا صديقي؟Kaifa Halak Ya Sadeeq?
How much is the book?كم هو الكتاب؟Kam Hua Al-Kitaab?*
How much is the milk?كم هو الحليب؟Kam Hua Al-Haleeb?
How much is the weight?كم هو وزنك؟Kam Waznak?
Is this new? Is this fresh?هذا هو الجديد؟Haza Jadeed?
This is so cheap!هذا هو رخيصHaza Raqeesa
What is the problem with my car?أش مشكله سيارتي؟Aish Mushkilat Sayyara?
CarسيارةSayyara
BatteryبطاريةBatariat
EngineمكيناMakina
OilزيتZait
Oil checkشيك الزيتCheck or Maghaz zait
Spark plugبواجى كهراباBawaji Kahraba
WireسلكSilk
Ignitionمفتاح دقموMufta Digmu
WrenchمفتاحMufta'
SteeringدركسونDraksoon
Rear View MirrorمياراياMiraya
Rear View Mirror(Right)ميارايايمينMiraya Yameen
Rear View Mirror(Left)ميارايايسارMiraya Yasaar
TrunkشنطهShanta
TireكفرKafar
DoorبابBab
Front Doorباب قدَامBab Ghiddam
Back Doorباب الوراBab Al Wara
Manual Gearقير عادىGear Adi
Head Lightsنور قدَامNoor Ghiddam
Push the Brakeدوس بريكDoos Brake
Change Gearغير قيرGhayyar Gear
Front Seatكرسى قدَامGhiddam Kursi
RodعساياA’saya
Car Ceilingسقف سيَارهSayyara Sighaf
Look Upشوف فوكShoof Fok
Look Downشوف تحتShoof Tahat
MatمكيتMuket
Check Engine Lightشوف مكينا نورShoof Makina Noor
JackجيكJack - Egyptian call it افريتا (Afrita)
Need oil changeغيَر زيت مكيناGhayyar Zait Makina
Clean my carانا إبغا تنظيف سيَارهAna Ibgha Tanzeef Sayyara
Car Installmentاقساط سياَرهIqsat Sayyara
Check tire balancingميزان كفراتShoof Kafar Meezan
Speedometerعداد السرعةA’ddaad Sayyara
My Car is heating upال سيَاره حرارهAna Sayyara Harara
Tow my carانا إبغا سيَاره إسحبAna Ibgha Sayyara Ishab

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Steve has been living in Saudi Arabia since 2013 and writing about Saudi rules, regulations, guides, and procedures since then.