Arabic | Phrases - Travel | General

General - Essentials

Può aiutarmi?
هل تستطيع مساعدتي من فضلك؟
Asking for help
Parla inglese?
هل تتحدث الإنكليزية؟
Asking if a person speaks English
Parla _[lingua]_?
هل تتحدث _[اللغة]_؟
Asking if a person speaks a certain language
Non parlo _[lingua]_.
أنا لا أتحدث_[اللغة]_.
Clarifying that you don't speak a certain language
Non capisco.
لا أفهم.
Explaining that you don't understand

General - Conversation

Standard greeting
Informal greeting
Buon giorno!
صباح الخير!
Greeting used in the morning
Buona sera!
مساء الخير!
Greeting used in the evening
Buona notte!
تصبح على خير!
Greeting used when leaving in the evening/night or before going to bed
Come va?
كيف حالك؟
Polite small talk enquiring about the other person's well-being
Bene, grazie.
بخير، شكرا لك.
Polite reply to 'How are you?'
Come ti chiami?
ما اسمك؟
Asking the other person's name
Mi chiamo _____.
اسمي هو____.
Telling someone your name
Da dove vieni?
من أين أنت؟
Asking about someone's origin
Vengo da ____.
أنا من _____.
Answering about your origin
Quanti anni hai?
ما هو عمرك؟
Asking about someone's age
Ho ____ anni.
عمري ___ سنة.
Answering about your age
Positive reply
Negative reply
Per favore
من فضلك
Filler word to add polite touch
Ecco qui!
Used when giving something to someone
شكرا لك.
Thanking someone
Grazie mille.
شكرا جزيلا.
Thanking someone very warmly
على الرحب والسعة.
Politely replying to a 'thank you'
Mi dispiace.
Apologizing for something
Mi scusi.
Getting the attention of someone
لا بأس.
Replying to an apology if you accept it
Nessun problema.
لا مشكلة.
Replying to an apology if you accept it
Making someone aware of a danger
Ho fame.
أنا جائع.
Used when feeling hungry
Ho sete.
أنا عطشان.
Used when feeling thirsty
Sono stanco.
أنا تعب.
Used when feeling tired
Mi sento poco bene.
أنا مريض.
Used when feeling sick
Non lo so.
لا أعرف.
You don't know the answer to a question
E' stato un piacere conoscerti.
سرني لقاؤك.
Polite good-bye phrase after first meeting
Saying farewell

General - Complaints

Vorrei fare un reclamo.
أرغب بتقديم شكوى.
Polite way of starting your complaint
Chi è il responsabile qui?
من المسؤول هنا؟
Finding out who is responsible
E' davvero inammissibile!
هذا غير مقبول على الإطلاق!
Strongly expressing your dissatisfaction
Rivoglio indietro i miei soldi!
أريد أن أستعيد مالي!
Asking for a refund
Stiamo aspettando da più di un'ora.
إننا ننتظر منذ أكثر من ساعة.
Complaining about long waiting times

General - Swearing

Questo cibo è una merda!
هذا الطعام مقزز!
Rude way of showing displeasure with your food
Questa bibita sa di piscia!
هذا الشراب طعمه سيئ
Rude way of showing displeasure with a drink
Questo posto è un cesso!
هذا المكان لعين!
Rude way of showing displeasure with an establishment
Questa macchina è un rottame!
هذه السيارة خردة
Rude way of showing displeasure with a car
Il servizio fa cagare!
هذه الخدمة سيئة!
Rude way of showing displeasure with the service
Ci hanno pelato per bene!
هذه سرقة واضحة!
Rudely complaining about a high price
هذا هراء!
Rude way of showing disbelief in something someone said
Sei un cretino!
أنت أحمق غبي!
Insulting a person by criticizing his/her intelligence
Non sai un cazzo!
أنت لا تعرف شيئا!
Insulting a person by criticizing his/her knowledge
Levati dalle palle!
اغرب من هنا!
Rudely telling a person to leave immediately
Vediamocela fuori!
فلنحل هذه المشكلة خارجا!
Asking a person to fight outside of an establishment