English Words Commonly Used in Egyptian Arabic

English Words Commonly Used in Egyptian Arabic

Language keeps evolving as identities evolve. Today, Egyptian Arabic has came to sound much differently than it did in the past, and it continues to change as the world becomes more interconnected and global.

How many of these English words do you commonly use when speaking Arabic? Below are a couple of words commonly used in Egyptian Arabic today.

1. Already


2. Menu

3. Okay

4. Sandwich

5. List

6. Cans

7. Taxi

8. Doctor

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