English | Phrases - Personal | E-Mail

E-Mail - Opening

عزيزي فادي،
Dear John,
Informal, standard way of addressing a friend
أبي العزيز \ أمي العزيزة
Dear Mum / Dad,
Informal, standard way of addressing your parents
خالي \ عمي كمال العزيز،
Dear Uncle Jerome,
Informal, standard way of addressing a member of your family
مرحبا يا فادي،
Hello John,
Informal, standard way of addressing a friend
أهلا يا فادي،
Hey John,
Very informal, standard way of addressing a friend
فادي،
John,
Informal, direct way of addressing a friend
عزيزي \ عزيزتي،
My Dear,
Very informal, used when addressing a loved one
عزيزي الغالي \ عزيزتي الغالية،
My Dearest,
Very informal, used when addressing a partner
عزيزي الغالي فادي،
Dearest John,
Informal, used when addressing a partner
شكرا لرسالتك.
Thank you for your E-mail.
Used when replying to correspondence
لقد سرّني سماع أخبارك مرة أخرى.
It was good to hear from you again.
Used when replying to correspondence
أعتذر شديد الاعتذار على عدم الكتابة إليك منذ مدة طويلة.
I am very sorry I haven't written for so long.
Used when writing to an old friend you haven't contacted for a while
لقد مرّ وقت طويل على أخر اتصال بيننا
It's such a long time since we had any contact.
Used when writing to an old friend you haven't contacted for a long time

E-Mail - Main Body

أكتب إليك لأعلمك بشأن...
I am writing to tell you that…
Used when you have important news
هل لديك أية برامج لـ...؟
Have you made any plans for…?
Used when you want to invite someone to an event or meet up with them
كل الشكر لإرسال \ دعوة \ إرفاق...
Many thanks for sending / inviting / enclosing…
Used when thanking someone for sending something / inviting someone somewhere / enclosing some information
أنا ممنون لك شديد الامتنان لإعلامي \ إعطائي \ كتابة...
I am very grateful to you for letting me know / offering / writing…
Used when sincerely thanking someone for telling you something / offering you something / writing to you regarding something
لقد كان من كرم أخلاقك أن تكتب لي \ تدعوني \ ترسل إليّ...
It was so kind of you to write / invite / send…
Used when you sincerely appreciate something someone wrote to you / invited you to / sent you
يُسعدني أنْ أعلن أنّ...
I am delighted to announce that…
Used when announcing good news to friends
لقد سُعدت بسماع...
I was delighted to hear that…
Used when relaying a message or news
يُؤسفني أن أعلمك أنّ...
I am sorry to inform you that…
Used when announcing bad news to friends
لقد أحزنني سماع...
I was so sorry to hear that…
Used when comforting a friend regarding bad news that they had
سأكون ممنونا لو استطعت أن تلقي نظرة على موقعي الإلكتروني على...
I'd appreciate it if you would check out my new website at…
Used when wanting a friend to see your new website
رجاء أن تضيفني على ... ميسنجر. اسم المستخدم الخاص بي هو...
Please add me on...messenger. My username is…
Used when wanting a friend to add you on an instant messenger service, so that you can communicate more often

E-Mail - Closing

بلغ تحياتي إلى... وقل له إني أشتاق له.
Give my love to…and tell them how much I miss them.
Used when you want to tell someone you miss them via the recipient of the letter
... يبلّغك سلامه \ تبلّغك سلامها.
…sends his/her love.
Used when adding someone else's regards to a letter
بلّغ سلامي إلى...
Say hello to…for me.
Used when wanting to acknowledge someone else via the person to whom you are writing
أتطلع إلى سماع أخبارك قريبا.
I look forward to hearing from you soon.
Used when you want to receive a letter in reply
اُكتب إلي بسرعة.
Write back soon.
Direct, used when you want to receive a letter in reply
أكتب لي حين...
Do write back when…
Used when you want the recipient to reply only when they have news of something
اكتب لي عندما يجدّ جديد.
Send me news, when you know anything more.
Used when you want the recipient to reply only when they have news of something
اعتنِ بنفسك.
Take care.
Used when writing to family and friends
أحبك.
I love you.
Used when writing to your partner
أطيب الأمنيات،
Best wishes,
Informal, used between family, friends or colleagues
مع أطيب التمنيات،
With best wishes,
Informal, used when writing to family or friends
أجمل التحيات،
Kindest regards,
Informal, used when writing to family or friends
أجمل الأمنيات،
All the best,
Informal, used when writing to family or friends
كل المحبة،
All my love,
Informal, used when writing to family or friends
كل المحبة،
Lots of love,
Informal, used when writing to family
كل المحبة،
Much love,
Informal, used when writing to family