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‘Can I… Is it okay if…?’ in Iraqi Arabic

10 August 2015
Talk In Arabic

In this sample you’ll get to hear how Iraqis use ‘Can I…?’ or ‘Is it okay if….?’ when asking a question.

New terms:

  • Can I…?
  • Is it okay if…?

Sample sentences:

  • Is it okay if I sit here?
  • Can he come with us?
  • Can I have some water?
  • Craig

    A great thing about arabic is that you can just change the intonation (in speech) or add a question mark (in writing) to transform a statement into a question. For example, changing ‘I can sit here’ to ‘can I sit here?’.

    أستطيع أجلس هنا؟
    Can I sit here?