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INTRODUCTION
Gina: Hi everyone, I’m Gina.
Hala: And I’m Hala!
Gina: And welcome to Culture Class: Essential Arabic Vocabulary, Lesson 4! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to Food and Drink. These are five popular Home-cooked Meals in the Arab world. Hand picked. You can find a complete list of vocabulary at ArabicPod101.com
FIVE KEY VOCABULARY ITEMS
Gina: Hala, what’s our first word?
Hala: ملوخية
Gina: Mallow-leaf soup
Hala: (slow) ملوخية (regular) ملوخية
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Hala: ملوخية
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: Mallow leaves are chopped and made into a soup that’s usually served with chicken or rabbit meat. -
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Hala: (normal) شوربَةُ المُلوخِيَّة مَشهورَة جِدَّاً في الشَرق الأَوْسَط.
Gina: Mallow-leaf soup is very popular in the Middle East.
Hala: (slow) شوربَةُ المُلوخِيَّة مَشهورَة جِدَّاً في الشَرق الأَوْسَط.
Gina: Okay, what’s the next word?
Hala: محشي
Gina: Dolma
Hala: (slow) محشي (regular) محشي
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Hala: محشي
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: This is rice seasoned with herbs and spices and stuffed into vegetables like green peppers, aubergines, courgettes, tomatoes, or cabbage leaves. -
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Hala: (normal) المَحشي المِصري يُغَطَّى بِصوص الطَماطِم , أَمّا المَحشي السوري فَهُوَ يُغَطَّى بِعَصيرِ اللَيْمون.
Gina: Egyptian Dolma is topped with tomato sauce, while Syrian Dolma is topped with lemon juice.
Hala: (slow) المَحشي المِصري يُغَطَّى بِصوص الطَماطِم , أَمّا المَحشي السوري فَهُوَ يُغَطَّى بِعَصيرِ اللَيْمون.
Gina: Okay, what’s the next word?
Hala: فول مدمّس
Gina: Ful Mudammas
Hala: (slow) فول مدمّس (regular) فول مدمّس
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Hala: فول مدمّس
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: This is an Egyptian dish of cooked and mashed fava beans served with olive oil, chopped parsley, onion, garlic, and lemon juice. -
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Hala: (normal) الفول وَجبَة مَشهورَة في سوريْا خاصَّةً حَلَب.
Gina: Ful is a popular breakfast meal in SyriHala, especially Aleppo.
Hala: (slow) الفول وَجبَة مَشهورَة في سوريْا خاصَّةً حَلَب.
Gina: Okay, what’s the next word?
Hala: تورلي
Gina: Torly
Hala: (slow) تورلي (regular) تورلي
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Hala: تورلي
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: This is a casserole made with beef or lamb. It contains a variety of vegetables, mainly potatoes, eggplants, carrots, and zucchini. -
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Hala: (normal) التورلي أَشهى بِلَحمِ الخَروف.
Gina: Torly is tastier with lamb.
Hala: (slow) التورلي أَشهى بِلَحمِ الخَروف.
Gina: Okay, what’s the last word?
Hala: رز معمّر
Gina: Rice cooked with milk
Hala: (slow) رز معمّر (regular) رز معمّر
Gina: Listeners, please repeat:
Hala: رز معمّر
[pause - 5 sec.]
Gina: This well-known Egyptian dish is made by adding milk to rice while cooking it and then baking it in an oven. It’s usually served on special occasions. -
Gina: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Hala: (normal) الرُز المُعَمَّر صَعبُ التَحضير.
Gina: Rice cooked with milk is very hard to prepare.
Hala: (slow) الرُز المُعَمَّر صَعبُ التَحضير.
QUIZ
Gina: Okay listeners, are you ready to be quizzed on the words you just learned? Hala will give you the Arabic – please say the English meaning out loud! Are you ready?
Hala: ملوخية
[pause]Gina: Mallow-leaf soup
Hala: محشي
[pause]Gina: Dolma
Hala: فول مدمّس
[pause]Gina: Ful Mudammas
Hala: تورلي
[pause]Gina: Torly
Hala: رز معمّر
[pause]Gina: Rice cooked with milk

Outro

Gina: There you have it – five Popular Home-cooked Meals in the Arab world! We have more vocab lists available at ArabicPod101.com, so be sure to check them out. Thanks everyone, see you next time!
Hala: Bye.

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