"Can I/Is it okay if" in Iraqi Arabic

Asma Wahba

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Asma Wahba

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

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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?*

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This content was contributed by a native Arabic speaker of Iraq and produced by Talk In Arabic.com.

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