Saturday , May 27 2017

How to say ‘never’, ‘sometimes’, ‘often’ and ‘always’ in Egyptian Arabic

Today you’re going to learn how to use four adverbs of frequency in colloquial Egyptian Arabic.

New words: 

  • Never (at all) 
  • Sometimes
  • Often 
  • Always

Sample sentences:

  • I never eat pork (at all).
  • Sometimes I go swimming.
  • often call my mother.
  • always go to the cinema.

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  1. This seems good, but is this for free? And I’d like to learn the Syrian accent which was not a choice

  2. or Levantine dialect!

  3. Patrick Baggett

    What about using ساعات as “sometimes”? I heard that أحيانًا was more stuffy. Maybe someone from Egypt can explain the difference.

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