Arabic | Phrases - Personal | E-Mail

E-Mail - Opening

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

E-Mail - Main Body

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

E-Mail - Closing

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