Arabic | Phrases - Business | Letter

Letter - Address

Mr. J. Rhodes
Rhodes & Rhodes Corp.
212 Silverback Drive
California Springs CA 92926
Mr. J. Rhodes
Rhodes & Rhodes Corp.
212 Silverback Drive
California Springs CA 92926
American address format:
Name of recipient
Company name
Street number + street name
Name of town + state abbreviation + zip code
Mr. Adam Smith
Smith's Plastics
8 Crossfield Road
Selly Oak
Birmingham
West Midlands
B29 1WQ
Mr. Adam Smith
Smith's Plastics
8 Crossfield Road
Selly Oak
Birmingham
West Midlands
B29 1WQ
British and Irish address format:
Name of recipient
Company name
Number + street name
Town/city name
County
Postal code
The Managing Director
Fightstar Corporation
155 Mountain Rise
Antogonish NS B2G 5T8
The Managing Director
Fightstar Corporation
155 Mountain Rise
Antogonish NS B2G 5T8
Canadian address format:
Name of recipient
Company name
Street number + street name
Name of town + province abbreviation + postal code
Ms. Celia Jones
TZ Motors
47 Herbert Street
Floreat
Perth WA 6018
Ms. Celia Jones
TZ Motors
47 Herbert Street
Floreat
Perth WA 6018
Australian address format:
Name of recipient
Company name
Street number + street name
Name of province
Town/city name + postal code
Miss L. Marshall
Aquatechnics Ltd.
745 King Street
West End
Wellington 0680
Miss L. Marshall
Aquatechnics Ltd.
745 King Street
West End
Wellington 0680
New Zealand address format:
Name of recipient
Company name
Number + street name
Suburb/RD number/PO box
Town/city + postal code
Mr. N. Summerbee
Tyres of Manhattan.
335 Main Street
New York NY 92926
Mr. N. Summerbee
Tyres of Manhattan.
335 Main Street
New York NY 92926
Standard English Address format: name of recipient, company name, street number + street name, name of town + region/state + zip/postal code.

Letter - Opening

Dear Mr. President,
السيد الرئيس المحترم،
Very formal, recipient has a special title that must be used in place of their name
Dear Sir,
سيدي المحترم،
Formal, male recipient, name unknown
Dear Madam,
السيدة المحترمة،
Formal, female recipient, name unknown
Dear Sir / Madam,
السيد المحترم \ السيدة المحترمة،
Formal, recipient name and gender unknown
Dear Sirs,
السادة المحترمون،
Formal, when addressing several unknown people or a whole department
To whom it may concern,
إلى مَنْ يهمّه الأمر،
Formal, recipient/s name and gender completely unknown
Dear Mr. Smith,
السيد أحمد المحترم،
Formal, male recipient, name known
Dear Mrs. Smith,
السيدة نادية المحترمة،
Formal, female recipient, married, name known
Dear Miss Smith,
عزيزتي الآنسة نادية،
Formal, female recipient, single, name known
Dear Ms. Smith,
عزيزتي السيدة نادية،
Formal, female recipient, name known, marital status unknown
Dear John Smith,
عزيزي أحمد كرم،
Less formal, one has done business with the recipient before
Dear John,
عزيزي أحمد،
Informal, one is personal friends with the recipient, relatively uncommon
We are writing to you regarding…
نكتب لكم بخصوص...
Formal, to open on behalf of the whole company
We are writing in connection with...
نكتب لكم بخصوص...
Formal, to open on behalf of the whole company
Further to…
وعلاوة على ذلك...
Formal, to open regarding something you have seen from the company you are contacting
With reference to…
بالنسبة إلى...
Formal, to open regarding something you have seen from the company you are contacting
I am writing to enquire about…
أكتب للاستفسار عن...
Less formal, to open on behalf of yourself for your company
I am writing to you on behalf of...
أكتب إليك نيابة عن...
Formal, when writing for someone else
Your company was highly recommended by…
لقد تم ترشيح شركتم...
Formal, polite way of opening

Letter - Main Body

Would you mind if…
هل تمانع لو...
Formal request, tentative
Would you be so kind as to…
هلاّ تفضلت بـ...
Formal request, tentative
I would be most obliged if…
سأكون ممتنّا إذا...
Formal request, tentative
We would appreciate it if you could send us more detailed information about…
سنكون في غاية الامتنان إذا تكرمت بإرسال معلومات أكثر بخصوص...
Formal request, very polite
I would be grateful if you could...
سأكون شاكرا إذا تكرمت...
Formal request, very polite
Would you please send me…
هل تستطيع من فضلك أن ترسل لي...
Formal request, polite
We are interested in obtaining/receiving…
نحن مهتمون بالحصول \ استقبال...
Formal request, polite
I must ask you whether...
يجب أنْ أسألك ما إذا
Formal request, polite
Could you recommend…
هل تستطيع أنْ توصي بأن...
Formal request, direct
Would you please send me…
هل تستطيع أن ترسل لي من فضلك...
Formal request, direct
You are urgently requested to…
مطلوب منكم أن... بشكل عاجل
Formal request, very direct
We would be grateful if…
سنكون مُمتنين لو...
Formal request, polite, on behalf of the company
What is your current list price for…
ما هي قائمة أسعارك الحالية لـ...
Formal specific request, direct
We are interested in ... and we would like to know ...
نحن مهتمون بـ... ونَودّ أن نعرف...
Formal enquiry, direct
We understand from your advertisment that you produce…
نفهم من إعلانك أنك تنتج...
Formal enquiry, direct
It is our intention to…
لدينا نية في أنْ...…
Formal statement of intent, direct
We carefully considered your proposal and…
لقد درسنا اقتراحك بعناية و...
Formal, leading to a decision regarding a business deal
We are sorry to inform you that…
يؤسفنا أن نعلمك أنّ...
Formal, rejection of a business deal or showing no interest in an offer

Letter - Closing

If you need any additional assistance, please contact me.
أرجو أنْ تتصل بي، إذا احتجت أي مساعدة إضافية
Formal, very polite
If we can be of any further assistance, please let us know.
نرجو أن تعلمنا إذا كان بمستطاعنا أن نقدم لك أي مساعدة إضافية.
Formal, very polite
Thanking you in advance…
لك منا بالغ الشكر مسبقا...
Formal, very polite
Should you need any further information, please do not hesitate to contact me.
أرجو ألاّ تتردد في الاتصال بي إذا احتجت أي معلومات إضافية.
Formal, very polite
I would be most grateful if you would look into this matter as soon as possible.
سأكون ممنونا لك كل الامتنان إذا كان بوسعك أن تنظر في هذا المسألة بأسرع وقت ممكن.
Formal, very polite
Please reply as soon as possible because…
أرجو أن تردّ بأسرع وقت ممكن لأنّ...
Formal, polite
If you require any further information, feel free to contact me.
لا تتردّد في الاتصال بي إذا كنت محتاجا لأيّ معلومات إضافية.
Formal, polite
I look forward to the possibility of working together.
وإنني لأتطلع إلى إمكانية العمل معا.
Formal, polite
Thank you for your help in this matter.
شكرا لمساعدتك في هذه المسألة.
Formal, polite
I look forward to discussing this with you.
وإنني لأتطلع إلى مناقشة هذا الأمر معك.
Formal, direct
If you require more information ...
إذا كنت محتاجا إلى معلومات أكثر ...
Formal, direct
We appreciate your business.
أقدر تعاملك معنا.
Formal, direct
Please contact me - my direct telephone number is…
أرجو أن تتصل بي - رقم تليفوني هو...
Formal, very direct
I look forward to hearing from you soon.
وفي انتظار ردّكم، تقبلوا مني فائق عبارات الاحترام.
Less formal, polite
Yours faithfully,
مع خالص التحية والاحترام،
Formal, recipient name unknown
Yours sincerely,
تقبلوا مني فائق عبارات الإخلاصِ،
Formal, widely used, recipient known
Respectfully yours,
كل المودة والاحترام،
Formal, not widely used, recipient name known
Kind/Best regards,
تحياتي الحارة،
Informal, between business partners who are on first-name terms
Regards,
تحياتي،
Informal, between business partners who work together often