Skip to content

4 New Words

03/06/2013
arabic word of the day

I was cruising around on Twitter the other day, reading random tweets, and I came across an app called ‘Arabic Word of the Day.’

 

Out comes the phone.

App Store

Search: ‘Arabic word of the day’

FREE

Sweet!  I DL it.  Then I get Pea and Kate’s devices. Not available on Fox’s kindle. :-/

Repeat.

 

Day 1: Bitter; mour.

Day 2: Big; kabeer.

Day 2.5: Little; sarir. (Who can learn big without little?)

Day 3: Some guy’s name. Osama. (This is a little janky because who doesn’t know the name Osama?)

Day 3.5: I asked husband what was the opposite of mour – he says helwa. Sweet.

 

Each day now, we review and then learn the new word.  My people know 4 new words in Arabic they didn’t know last weekend.  They make fun of my Arabish (arabic/english mashup.)  I don’t care because when they correct my pronunciation  they are remembering the correct way to say the word.  This is a WIN in my book.

 

About these ads
One Comment leave one →
  1. 03/06/2013 12:00 PM

    Love it! One of the best apps! The first day I downloaded it the word was “The United Kingdom” and it was “Al Mumlika Mutahheeda” and I thought to myself “this will NEVER work! These words are too long!” LoL… thankfully that was probably the longest word out of the bunch!

Share Your Thoughts

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 437 other followers

%d bloggers like this: