24 hr clock or 12 hr clock used by Arabic speakers in Morocco?
Thread poster: ellieligons

ellieligons
United States
Jul 17, 2015

Could anyone tell me whether a 24 hour clock or a 12 hour clock is standardly used by Arabic speakers in Morocco? I've found several newspapers that use a 24 hour clock, but I would like to be sure that 24 hour is used by the majority of Moroccan Arabic speakers.

Thanks in advance,


Est-ce que l'horloge de 24 heures ou 12 heures est le plus utilisée par des arabophones au Maroc ? J’ai trouvé quelques journaux qui utilisent l’horloge de 24 heures, mais je préférais être sure que cela est aussi le format utilisé par la plupart des arabophones au Maroc.

Merci d'avance,


Ellie Ligons


 

ahmadwadan.com  Identity Verified
Kuwait
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12 Jul 17, 2015

My information is 12 allover Arab world.
Regards


 

TransCultures  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 23:40
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12 hours Jul 19, 2015

12 hours, recently they started switching to daylight savings as well.

 

Dipl.-Übers. Youssef Qabebi  Identity Verified
Morocco
Local time: 05:40
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Arabic to German
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24 h Jul 19, 2015

Hello,

I´m living in Morocco so I can tell you we use 24 h, however in spoken Moroccan Arabic we only say: 10 in the morning, 10 in the night,

6 in the morning, 6 in the evening.

Hope that helps.


 

ellieligons
United States
TOPIC STARTER
Thank you Jul 22, 2015

Thanks, everyone. This information has been very helpful.

 


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