Main Language Morocco

Visiting a country is also learning a new language.
Morocco has two official languages, Arabic and Amazigh. French is also spoken and understood by almost all Moroccans.
Spanish is widely spoken in the northern and southern regions of Morocco.
The Amazigh language, whose alphabet is Tifinagh, is the common heritage of all Moroccans.
Classical or Literary Arabic is only used in administrative contexts. Darija (Moroccan dialect) is the oral language used in Morocco, which is a mixture of Arabic, Amazigh, French, and Spanish.
There are certain words in Darija that you need to know in order to communicate with local inhabitants easily. With this vocabulary, you’ll no longer be a novice visitor, as you’ll prove that you are making an effort to make the most of your stay.
Here are some expressions and words that will help you throughout your stay in Morocco :

Most common words

ENGLISHDarija
Hello / Good eveningSalam / Msa Lkheir
How are you ?Kidayr, Labas ?
Fine, thank you, and you ?Labas hamdollah, o nta ?
Excuse meSmahli
WelcomeMarhba
Good byeBeslama
Thank you (very much)Chokran (bezzaf)
Yes / Noah / La
What’s your name ?Chno Smitek

Commerce

ENGLISHDarija
How much is this ?Bch’hal afak?
That’s a good dealTamane mezyane
That’s less expensive!R’khiss
That’s too expensive!Ghali bezaf
Can you lower the price ?Nkass tamane Afak
MoneyFlouss
I like it / I hate itAâjabni / Maâjabnich
I am browsingGhir Tanchouf

Directions

ENGLISHDarija
Where is …? / How to go to …?Fin kayn …? / Kifach namchi li …?
BankBanka
StationMahatta
City centreOuasst lamdina
HospitalSbitar
Straight onNichane
Left / RightLissar / Limane
North / South / East / WestChamal / Janoub / Charq / Gharb
RoadTriq

Schedules / Dates and hours

ENGLISHDarija
What time is it ?Ch’hal f saâa
When ?Fouqach?
Yesterday / Today / TomorrowLbareh / Lyoum / ghedda
Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / ThursdayTnine / Tlat / Larbaâ / Khmiss
Friday / Saturday / SundayJoumouâ / Sabt / al Had

Health / Emergency / Safety

englishDarija
I need to see a doctorBghit nchouf Tbib
Call a doctor / ambulanceÂayat l Tbib / lambilance
DangerKhatar
Help !Âatkouni
I’m lostTlaft
ToiletsMirhad
I feel sickAna mrid
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