Watch this short skit and listen to Mona walk you through the simple dialogue.
If you’ve ever wanted to know how to clarify yourself or someone else (talking about the meaning of something or what a person means by what they’re saying) in Egyptian Arabic, this will help you.
Saying that something was supposed to, intended to and meant to happen but didn’t in Egyptian Arabic is very simple and straightforward. Listen to this native speaker demonstrate how it’s done.
In this video, Shady talks about the subtle difference between ‘mokta2ib’ and ‘mo7bat’ in Arabic.