Dictionary for Yemen and Socotra

Learn some basic Arabic and Socotri expressions that will make your interaction with locals easier and more fun.

 

English Arabic Socotri
Hello Marhaba Algaork
Goodbye Ma assalama Mera'ah de allah
Thank you Shukran Yala bak allah
You're welcome (reply) Afwan Wa bak
Stop, finish, enough Khalas Khalas
 Breakfast Fatoor Qazhim
 Lunch Ghada Fkhio
 Dinner Asha Tadeemo
 Water Ma'a Reeho
 Car Seyyara Seyyara
 Sea Bahar Tah
 Tent Khaima Khaima
 Boat Qarab Ghadfa
 Do you have...? Fi...? Eno..?
 Fish Samak/Sayd Souda
 Meat Laham Tah
 Bread Khobz Azhiro

 

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