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Hospital related Kuwaiti Arabic Words or Phrases
Mustawsaf - Clinic
Mushtashfa - Hospital
Itaware - Emergency
Hadith - Accident
Amaliya - Surgery
Ghorfa al ashiya - X'Ray Room
Mukhtabar - Laboratory
Esa'af - Ambulance
Saydaliya - Pharmacy
Dowa - Medicines
Sigil - Record
Malaf - File
Estiqbal - Reception
Maw'ed - Appointment
Tabib/Tabeeb - Doctor
Maridha - Nurse
Mareedh - Patient
Dhaght dam - Blood pressure
Wazn - Weight
Thool - Height
Mezaan - Scale
Kersi Mutahharek - Wheelchair
Kammam - Mask
Qoffzat - Gloves
Bakhaakh - Inhaler
Ebra - Injection needle
Awa'ar/Alam - pain
Awar bel ras - Pain in the head
Dheeq Nafs - Respiratory problems
Nazeef - Bleeding
Hamel - Pregnant
Hasassya - Allergy
Mareedh sukkhar - Diabetic
Dokha - Dizziness
Eshaal - Diarrhea
Tazwee targee - Vomiting
Ekhtibar - Test/Exam
Kahha - Cough
Tahhaleel - Analysis
'Ssael - Liquid
Sharaab - Drinkable
Hoboub - Pill
Gattra - Drops
Harara - Fever
Soda - Headache
Taba'an - Tired
Hassass - Sensitive
Amaliya - Surgery/Operation
Names of The Spices(Baharrat) that the Kuwaitis Use in the Kitchen
Filfil Aswood - Blackpepper
Filfil Akhmar - Red Pepper
Curcum - Turmeric
Awraq Alghaar - Bay Leaves
Z'afran - Saffron
Mismaar - Cloves
Heil - Cardamom
Darseen - Cinamon
Loumi - Dried Lemon
Zinjabeel Miyafaf - Dried Ginger
Bedhor Al Kuzbara - Coriander Seeds
Bedhor Al Hhalba - Fenugreek Seeds
Bedhor Al Khamoon - Cumin Seeds
Bedhor Al Khardal - Mustard Seeds
Bedhor Sawda - Black Seeds
Alyinsoon - Star Anise
Khashmish Dhahabi/Dabib - Golden Raisins
Fistaq - Pistaschio Nuts
Ain Al Jamal - Walnuts
Fool Sudami - Peanuts
Sinobar - Pine Nuts
Simsim - Sesame Seeds
Looz - Almonds
Kaajoo - Cashew Nuts
Za'atar - Thyme
Bedhor - Seeds
Random Kuwaiti Words(Places) with Meaning in English
Qata'a - Block
Shara'a - Street
Mansel - House
Shaqqa - Apartment
Madkhal - Entrance
Makhraju tawaare - Emergency exit
Dor - Floor
Jeddah - Avenue
Mantaqa - Area
Ishara - Traffic light
Sala - living room
Matbakh - Kitchen
Bait - House
Ghorfat al nawm - Bedroom
Hammam Sabahha - Swimming Pool
Balakona - Balcony
Hadikka - Park
Mammar - Hallway/Corridor
Sirdaab - Basement
Shurfa - Terrace
Bawaba - Gate
Majjid - Mosque
Ssala Riyada - Gym
Jameya - Supermarket
Bakkala - Mini Market
Souq - Market
Medina - City
Kuwaiti Arabic Terms for Different Animals
Kelb - Dog
Kutt/Gatwa - Cat
Akhmar - Donkey
Arnab - Rabbit
Jamalon - Camel
Diyay - Chicken
Kird - Monkey
Kuwaiti Arabic Phrases Translated to English
Waynek(Male) - Where are you?
Waynich(Female) - Where are you?
Wayn rah ti? - Where did you go?
Shfeek? - What's wrong?
Leish enti taebchy? - Why are you crying?
Shoofni habibti. - Look at me love.
Shoofey habibti - Look love
Ana bahabik(m) - I love you
Ana mahabik(m) - I don't love you
Shino tbakh tow elyom? - What did you cook today?
Leish tal-a? - Why are you staring?
Meta Terja'a? - When do you come back?
Yemkin Batcher - Maybe tomorrow.
Wayn rah akedh el ebra? - Where will I get the injection needle?
Ay mushtashfa? - Which hospital?
Yam el medina - Near the city
Ana ga'ad gus el tofaha - I am cutting the apple
Ana ga'ad gus el bortakal - I am cutting the orange
Ana akil baden - I will eat later
Haadha tofah kuwais/zayn. - This apple is good.
Enta tabin shuwaya? - Would you like a little?
Haadha wayed zain. - This is very good.
Rah asawili kom kada elyom. - I will make lunch for you all today.
Shino tabon hag el kada? - What do you want for lunch?
Entow tabon semich wah lahem? - Would you like fish or meat?
Ahna nabi diyayah. - We want chicken.
Diyayah assan min semich. - Chicken is better than fish.
La, semich assan min diyayah. - No, fish is better than chicken.
Ana ma'araf atbakh - I don't know how to cook.
Awol marra ma asafer al ashan Corona Virus. - It is the first time I don't travel because of Corona Virus.
Ana ma asafer al ashan ma'andi floose. - I don't travel because I don't have money.
Ma asafer - I don't travel
Awol marra - First time
Thani marra - Second time/another time
Kil marra - All the time
Arba'a wa ashreen sa'a a'ala el telefon. - 24 hour on the telephone.
Kelyom ana aga'ad min al nawm el sa'a set el subh. - Everyday I wake up from sleep at 6 in the morning.
Ana areyah - I rest
Ana nam - I sleep
Ma el ab - I don't play
Mali khilg - Don't feel like
Ana bi roh el jameya bes mali khilg. - I want to go to the supermarket but I don't feel like it.
Der balik. - Keep in mind.
Ana ahab akil el semich al mashwy. - I like to eat grilled fish.
La, ana abi lahim al mashwy. - No, I want grilled meat.
Ana abi al mashwy diyayah. - I want grilled chicken.
Eyalla nrooh al bait. - let's go home.
Mayasir mamno'o - It can't be, it's forbidden
Lat sawi chedi. - Don't do it like that
Sawi haddha - Do this
Khalas hadha - This is finished
La tah'ltom, khalas. - Don't complain, it's finished.
Khosh ahad - Nice person
Taal'a hadha - Watch this
Lazem ana aroh - I must go
Kellit baden namt. - I ate then slept.
Elyom ana mojodah. - Today I am in or I am here today.
Lahdah lazem ana aktab awol. - Wait I must write first.
Lazem - Must
Mayasir chedi - Not like that
Helwa al fikra - good idea
Akeed? - Are you sure?
Khosh shagel - Good work
Wala shay - don't have anything
Neset kilshay - forgot everything
Ana bi estery ay shay - I will buy anything
Shaft shay ajeeb - Saw something amazing
Ajeeb - Amazing
More on Kuwaiti Words or Phrases translated to English
I got a lot more to write about Kuwaiti words or phrases then translate them to the English language. So there's more to come in my next blog. There is so much to learn about the Kuwaiti language which might help you in your quest for learning the Kuwaiti Arabic language.
Kuwaiti Arabic Translated To English
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