This is our first real life conversation lesson. Two men at the coffee discussing whether one of them should buy a car or not from another friend.
At the coffee – fl9ahwa
Real conversation in Darija
A: Lbare7, mshit lsu9 net9edda shwia dial khudra u ana ntla9a dak siyed li t9ehwa m3ana dik marra… 3raftih?
B: La ma 39altsh mezian…f ina 9ahwaa be3da?
A: Hadi nit a sa7bi. malek deghia tatnsa? lmuhim, ra gal lia 3andu shi 6omobil baghi ibi3ha. Ash ban lik?
B: Kifash shnu ban lia?
A: ze3ma wash nshriha men 3andu?
Real conversation in English
A: Yesterday, I went to the market to get some vegetables and I met that guy who was with us the other day… You know who I’m talking about?
B: I have no idea… in which café were we?
A: In this very café. Man, you forget so quickly. Anyway, he told me that he has a car that he wants to sell. What do you think?
B: What do you mean what do I think?
A: I mean do you think it’s a good idea to buy it?
We will try to continue our conversation lessons in Darija. Keep in touch!
Glossary of English and Moroccan Arabic
Here’s the list of all the words we used in this small conversation.[table “2” not found /]