Format: English - Pronounciation in Jordanian

  • How are you? - Keef haalak? (to a male), keef haalek? (to a female), keef el-haal? (to either) [haal = condition, situation, keef = how]
  • How are you? - keefak (to a male), keefek? (to a female)
  • Bukra - tomorrow
  • Imbaarih - yesterday
  • Today - el-youm
  • Yallah -Let's go
  • taxi -taxi
  • bus -bus
  • truck -truck
  • ahllan wa sahllan -welcome
  • ta-aal- come here
  • haleeb- milk
  • ma' taam- restaurant
  • Al-ham-du-lil-lah - thanks God
  • Shu-kran - thank you
  • Aafwan- you welcome
  • In-sha-Allah - God willing
  • Caffa -hallack - how are you
  • qway-say - im good
  • fatoor - breakfast
  • fatoora - receipt, bill
  • ghada - lunch(at 2 p.m.)
  • ma' yah - water
  • Sha'ey - tea
  • Khouboz - bread
  • Assalam-o-alaikum -peacebe with you
  • Marhaba  - Hello , Hi
  • Maalek- king
  • kual- eat
  • ana beddi akual- want to eat

             ana beddi anam - want to sleep

             kam - how much

            wahed- one

            ethnain- two

            thalath- three

            arba'aa- four

            khamsah- five

           sittah- six

          saba'ah- seven

          thamanieh- eight

          tisa'ah- nine

          ashrah- ten

          miyyah- hundred

          alf- thousand