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Introduction
Becky: Welcome to 3-Minute Egyptian Arabic Season 1, Lesson 3 - Manners. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to thank other people and how to reply in Egyptian Arabic.
Body
Becky: Here's the way to say 'Thank you.' in Egyptian Arabic.
Nora: [Normal] شكراً(šukran)
Becky: This expression has only one word meaning 'Thanks'
Nora: [Normal] شكرأً [Slow] شكرأً (šukran)
Becky: Listen again to the word meaning 'Thank you.'
Nora: [Slow] شكراً [Normal] شكراً
Becky: Ok, now let's take a look at the way to say 'Thank you very much.'
Nora: [Normal] شكراً جزيلاً(šukran ǧazīlan)
Becky: First is a word meaning 'Thank'
Nora: [Normal] شكراًً [Slow] شكراًً (šukranً)
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'Very much'
Nora: [Normal] جزيلاً [Slow] جزيلاً(ǧazīlan)
Becky: Listen again to the phrase meaning 'Thank you very much.'
Nora: [Slow] شكراً جزيلاً [Normal] شكراً جزيلاً
Becky: Next up is the way to say 'You're welcome.'
Nora: [Normal] عفواً(ʿafwan)
Becky: This expression has only one word meaning 'You're welcome'
Nora: [Normal] عفواًً [Slow] عفواًً(ʿafwanً)
Becky: Listen again to the word meaning 'You're welcome.'
Nora: [Slow] عفواً [Normal] عفواً
Becky: Finally, here is a way to say 'Don’t mention it’ or ‘For what?'
Nora: [Normal] على إيه؟(ʿalā ʾeīh?)
Becky: First is a word meaning 'for'
Nora: [Normal] على [Slow] على(ʿalā)
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'what?'
Nora: [Normal] إيه؟ [Slow] إيه؟(ʾeīh?)
Becky: Listen again to the phrase meaning 'For what?'
Nora: [Slow] على إيه؟ [Normal] على إيه؟
Cultural Insight
Becky: Now it's time for a quick cultural insight.
Nora: Human relationships are a really important part of the Egyptian culture. Thanking people is considered to be one of the most important ways to strengthen ties. That's why Egyptians may exaggerate the way they show appreciation.

Outro

Becky: And that’s all for this lesson. Don’t forget to check out the lesson notes, and we’ll see you in the next lesson!

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Monday at 6:30 pm
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Did you already know any of these expressions?

ArabicPod101.com
Wednesday at 5:42 pm
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Hello ana,


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This lesson is in Egyptian Arabic.


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Lena

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ana
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ana arfa shukran wa gazilian w eih w ala afwan

but, how do you say everything in egyptian arabic