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Arabic translation: ما اسـمُك

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English term or phrase:what is your name
Arabic translation:ما اسـمُك
Entered by: Fuad Yahya
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02:00 Jan 18, 2002
English to Arabic translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: what is your name
i need it for a school project
qurat khan
ما اسـمُك
Explanation:
Pronounced MA ISMUK (to a male) or MA ISMUKI (to a female). The two words are commonly glided, so that the "I" often disappears in normal speech.

These are the forms used in modern standard Arabic. In contrast, Colloquial Arabic varies according to region. If you happen to be interested in a particular regional dialect, we can help you identify the most idiomatic expression in that dialect. Colloquial expressions range from ISMAK AIH (in Egypt) to SHIGALLAK (Central Arabia).

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4 +3ما اسـمُكFuad Yahya


  

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ما اسـمُك


Explanation:
Pronounced MA ISMUK (to a male) or MA ISMUKI (to a female). The two words are commonly glided, so that the "I" often disappears in normal speech.

These are the forms used in modern standard Arabic. In contrast, Colloquial Arabic varies according to region. If you happen to be interested in a particular regional dialect, we can help you identify the most idiomatic expression in that dialect. Colloquial expressions range from ISMAK AIH (in Egypt) to SHIGALLAK (Central Arabia).

Fuad

Fuad Yahya
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic, Native in EnglishEnglish
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Mona Helal
9 hrs

agree  AhmedAMS
1 day 3 hrs

agree  fathiyya: In Sudan, it is Shinoo Ismik?
7 days
  -> Isn't it more like ISMAK SHINOO?
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