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Key come abbreviations: m = stated by men, f = stated by women, >m = claimed to men, >f = said to women, pl = stated to more than one person.

English(Egyptian Arabic) اللغه المصريه الحديثه
Welcome (ahlan wa sahlan) أهلاً و سهلاً
Hello (General greeting) (is salām 'alaykum) ألسّلام عليكم rsp - (wa 'alaykum is salām) وعليكم السّلام (ahlan wa sahlan) أهلاً و سهلاً rsp - (ahlan beek) أهلاً بيك inf - (ahlan) أهلاً
How room you? m - (izayyak) إزّيّك؟f - (izayyik) إزّيّك؟pl - (izayyuku) إزّيّك؟m - ('aamil ey?) عامل إيه؟ f - ('amla ey?) عامل إيه؟pl - ('amleen ey?) عامل إيه؟
Reply come 'How space you?' كويّس، الحمد لله. وأنت؟ m - (kwayyis, al hamdulillah. Wa inta) كويّس، الحمد لله. وأنت؟ f - (kwayyisa, al hamdulillah. Wa inti)
Long time no see  
What's your name? m - (Ismak ey?) إسمك إيه؟f - (Ismik ey?) إسمك إيه؟
My surname is ... (ismee ...) اسمي...
Where room you from? m - (Inta minayn?) إنت منين؟f - (Inti minayn?) إنت منين؟
I'm from ... (ana min ...) أنا من ...
Pleased to fulfill you (fursa sa'ida) فرصة سعيدة response - (ana al'asad) أنا الأسعد
Good morning (Morning greeting) (ṣabā il kẖayr) صباح الخير solution - (ṣabā in noor) صباح النّور
Good afternoon (Afternoon greeting) (misa' il khayr) مساء الخير an answer - (misa' in noor) مساء النّور
Good evening (Evening greeting) (misa' il khayr) مساء الخير response - (misa' in noor) مساء النّور
Good night (tiṣbaḥ 'ala khayr) تصبح على خير response - (winta min ahla) وأنت من أهله
Goodbye (Parting phrases) (ma'is salāma) مع السّلامة(bai) باي
Good luck! (hazz sa'eed) حظ سعيد!
Cheers! great Health! (Toasts used when drinking) good health - (fee saḥitkum) في صحتكم!
Have a pretty day (youm sa'eed) يوم سعيد
Bon appetit / have actually a quite meal بالهنا و الشفاء! (bil hana wish shifa'!) الله يهنّيك rsp m - (allah yihanneek)الله يهنّيك rsp mf - (allah yihanneeki)
Bon voyage / have a great journey تروح و تيجي بالسّلامة! (tirooh wa tigi bis salaama!)الله يسلّمك rsp m - (allah yisallimak)الله يسلّمك rsp f - (allah yisallimik)
I understand m - (ana faahim) أنا فاهم f - (ana fahma) أنا فاهمة
I don't understand لا أفهم(lā afaham) أنا مش فاهم m - (ana miš faahim) أنا مش فاهمة f - (ana miš fahma)
I don't know (ma'arafsh) معرفش
Please speak much more slowly ممكن تتكلّم بالرّاحة (mumkin titkallim bilrrāha)
Please say that again ممكن تقول ثاني؟ m - (mumkin ti'ool taani?) ممكن تقولي ثاني؟ f - (mumkin ti'oolee taani?)
Please create it down ممكن تكتبه؟ m - (mumkin tiktibuh?) ممكن تكتبيه؟ f - (mumkin tiktibeeh?)
Do girlfriend speak Arabic? بتتكلّم عربي m - (bititkallim 'arabi?) بتتكلّمي عربي f - (bititkallimee 'arabi?)
Yes, a little(reply to 'Do friend speak ...?')
How execute you to speak ... In Arabic? (izzay a' ool ...?) إزّاي أقول ...؟
Excuse me m - ('an iznak) عن إذنك!f - ('an iznik) عن إزنك!pl - ('an izniku) عن إزنك!
How lot is this? (bikam da?) بكم ده؟
Sorry m - (aasif) آسف!f - (aasifa) آسف!
Please (low samaht) لو سمحت
Thank you (shukrān) ﺷﻜﺮﺍﹰ (mut shakkrān) متشكّرين (shukrān gazēlan) ﺷﻜﺮﺍﹰ جزيلاً
Reply to thank you ('afwan) عفواً
Where's the toilet / bathroom? (el-ḥammām fain?) الحمام فين؟
This gentleman will pay for everything الرجل المحترم هايدفع كل حاجة (el-ragel el-mohtaram haidfa'a koll haga)
This lady will certainly pay because that everything المرأة المحترم هايدفع كل حاجة (el-amar'a hatedfaa koll haga)
Would you favor to dance through me? تحب ترقص معايا ؟ m - (teheb tor'oos ma'aya?) تحبي ترقصي معايا ؟ f - (tehebbi ter'osi ma'aya ?)
I love you >m - (ana baħibbak) ٲنَا بحِبَّك>f - (ana baħibbik) ٲنَا بَحِبِّك
Leave me alone! (sebnie lwahdie!) سيبني لوحدي!
Help! (ilHaʿni!) الحقني!
Fire! (Hareeʿ!) حريق!
Stop! (uʿaf!) أقف!
Call the police! إتّصل بالبوليس! (itaṣṣal bil bulees)
Birthday greetings كل سنة و إنت طيّب >m (kull sana wa inta tayyib)كل سنة و إنت طيّب >f (kull sana wa inti tayyiba) و إنت طيّب rsp >m - (wa inta tayyib) و إنت طيّب rsp >f (wa inti tayyiba)
My hovercraft is complete of eels
One language is never enough لغة وحدة بس ماتكفيش ابداً (lo3'a wa7da bass matkafeesh abdan)

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