Ask Questions in Arabic

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  • Published on Jan 8, 2010
  • How to use interrogatives to ask questions in Arabic
    MAN WHO
    AYNA WHERE
    MATAA WHEN
    LIMAZA WHY
    MAA WHAT
    MAZA WHAT

Comments • 130

  • Kate Jhons
    Kate Jhons 5 years ago +5

    It should be (mathaa) not mazaa am i right?

  • Hasooni
    Hasooni 5 years ago +2

    TH from maTHa = ث
    ذ = dh

  • Hassan Shahid
    Hassan Shahid 6 years ago

    what do you think she is doing here with hundreds of videos. "teaching"

  • EM1290
    EM1290 6 years ago +5

    I sound retarded trying to pronounce it:(

  • Reynaldo Salarde
    Reynaldo Salarde 6 years ago

    eish is the same as ma

  • PhaedraDarwish
    PhaedraDarwish 6 years ago +5

    This is such a nice supplementary resource to my studies! I'm doing Rosetta Stone, and although that moves at a way faster pace than a live class, your videos really fill in the blanks which you miss when you don't have a teacher. THANK YOU!

  • nasim f
    nasim f 6 years ago

    nice maha .i really good to see your videooo its great .can you sent these videos in to my mail or paper.. [email protected]

  • My_name_is Amy
    My_name_is Amy 6 years ago +1

    u have to say " Matha ? " " ماذا ؟ "

  • Cynthia
    Cynthia 6 years ago

    its like how u say mother;that ;in english

  • willisybs
    willisybs 6 years ago +1

    ohh... and how about if someone says something and your response is "what?!" how would you say that in arabic?

  • ♥LaMinnieMouse♥
    ♥LaMinnieMouse♥ 6 years ago

    So is the Z in Maza pronounced as a D sound? Im a bit confused. (sorry I'm a beginner in Arabic).

  • Amat Alhakim
    Amat Alhakim 6 years ago +1

    selamu aleykum mahaaaaa
    you can teach grat arabic, i can really learn from you.
    Thankssss

  • DreamofLindsey
    DreamofLindsey 6 years ago

    you're very helpful, and such an excellent teacher! I am very much into languages myself and arabic is one of my languages that i would like to learn, thank you so much for making these videos they're so helpful!

  • Nobody
    Nobody 6 years ago

    are you Arabic ??
    its better to ask "ma ismuka/i " if you are asking about a name
    but if some one bothered you you say " man anta/i " its kinda of like english like who are you ??
    hehehe i hoped i helped a bit

  • Taya Brej
    Taya Brej 6 years ago

    thanks from Slovakia

  • Julian Diaz
    Julian Diaz 6 years ago +2

    cant you also say lesh for why?

  • asdq8y100
    asdq8y100 6 years ago

    yeah of course all arabic talk like this

  • lilmamasly
    lilmamasly 6 years ago

    MEEN, WAYN, EMTA, LESH, SHU, MA. THIS IS WHAT IVE BEEN LEARNING AND ITS SHAAMI, IF IM NOT MISTAKEN JORDAN ARABIC DOESNT DIFFER THAT MUCH FROM IT :O OR IS THIS MSA???

  • Lujain lulie
    Lujain lulie 6 years ago

    This is standard/classic Arabic "Fus-ha"
    And yes all Arabs understand the standard Arabic.

  • galukya1
    galukya1 6 years ago

    This was super great and helpful, we plan to stay on track and go through your past videos! Shucran! Hope that was right :)!

  • zerrubabbel
    zerrubabbel 6 years ago

    I dont study Arabic, but you made that very easy to understand!

  • TrueLies
    TrueLies 6 years ago

    No "to be" in present tense. That's like in Russian. eg you just say "I happy" not "I am happy."

  • Yasmine Hanna
    Yasmine Hanna 6 years ago

    @vendurioo: It is spelled with a "dhaa" not a "zay."

  • K Omar
    K Omar 7 years ago

    Na'am. You are correct! =D

  • Rayan Mansour
    Rayan Mansour 7 years ago

    Desk yeah

  • Narham A
    Narham A 7 years ago

    Yes you right

  • Desiyeah
    Desiyeah 7 years ago

    Hi! Excuse me, can u tell me if this sentence is correct in arabic: "anta jameel" it means "u are beautiful (only for male), it is right?

  • Ozzie Giroux
    Ozzie Giroux 7 years ago

    I know arabic

  • Karl Pohl Kochenowsky
    Karl Pohl Kochenowsky 7 years ago

    the z/th sound in haaza, is it tha or zai ?

  • antidevil86
    antidevil86 7 years ago

    God bless you

  • mc rose
    mc rose 7 years ago

    love you always..fantastic

  • Libyan Hawk
    Libyan Hawk 7 years ago +1

    الله محيي أصلت يا بنت الاصول...شكرا لك على هذه الدروس الرائعة. علمي الشعوب المحرومة من جمال اللغة العربية والله أنها للغة السحر والبيان وإن من البيان لسحرا لغة الحب والجمال لغة الفصاحة والطلاقة

  • Darky Angell
    Darky Angell 7 years ago

    oowwww to dificult u_u

  • chinahusker07
    chinahusker07 7 years ago

    thank you for teaching fushah. I am learning Arabic in university and it is difficult finding material outside of class that is not dialect because all of my friends want me to learn Qatari or Iraqi or Egyptian dialects.

  • irfand4
    irfand4 7 years ago

    You have a gift for teaching. Thanks for the lessons. Mashkoor Jiddan.

  • sadli Ali
    sadli Ali 7 years ago

    you are a genius and very helpful
    please teach more

  • rali95
    rali95 7 years ago

    Thanks for the translations in the description. It really helps.
    Shokran

  • INFOtruth
    INFOtruth 7 years ago

    As salamu Alaykum wa rahmatullah wa barakatu.. Thank you very very much for posting your lessons. I'm really enjoying them..

  • GOPsithlord
    GOPsithlord 7 years ago

    Maha, thank you for these lessons. I am finding them helpful. May I ask what dialect of Arabic are you speaking? I ask because I have heard Iraqi dialect expressed differently. For example "why?" would be "laysh?" Thank you so very much again.

  • masterkudjo
    masterkudjo 7 years ago

    awwwww she is soooo cute and such a good teacher, when she said man at 0:43........soooooo cute : )

  • حماد العنزي
    حماد العنزي 7 years ago

    this is net good aribic but thunk you يعني هذي ليست طريقه جيده انا عربي واجيد الانجيزيه والمانيه

  • Yas
    Yas 7 years ago

    من أنتم؟!!

  • balaclava1110
    balaclava1110 7 years ago

    its minu inta, minu inti

  • My_name_is Amy
    My_name_is Amy 7 years ago

    @FadyWalker اللغة العربية من أجمل اللغات و أكثرها غنى

  • nassreddine1b29
    nassreddine1b29 7 years ago

    @FadlyWalker You have to be proud in your original language,arabic is the richesse lanquage in the world.
    so the point is helping others to learn, not you,so say something good or shutup
    قل خيرا او اصمت

  • feruz atan
    feruz atan 7 years ago

    Thank you very much. Post more videos on basic conversations and basic words, please

  • Lawrence H
    Lawrence H 7 years ago

    When I woke up this morning and came on youtube, I really wasn't expecting a spanish inquisition.

  • Ibrahim AL-Abdullateef

    Creative lesson

  • MemphisBlueAgain
    MemphisBlueAgain 8 years ago

    These lessons should be protected by UNESCO.! Many humble thanks from Sweden for this wonderful chance to learn arabic.

  • SaudiDevil007
    SaudiDevil007 8 years ago

    من زمان وانا حاسس بضعف في لغتي العربيه وجتني نفس اتعلم ههههههههههههه
    امزح معك بس كومنتي ان اللي تقومين به شيء راائع وشكرا لك
    تحياتي للجميع

  • Seif Salah Zagoub
    Seif Salah Zagoub 8 years ago

    Very Helpfull KEEP THIS UP

  • Hakan Gördü
    Hakan Gördü 8 years ago

    really sympathic, you´re born to teach. Thank you, my girlfriend is also arabic, but you´re teaching better :)) Dankeschön

  • Proud Syrian
    Proud Syrian 8 years ago

    Its nice of you to teach others online, your pronunciation is really great unless you are originally Arab, forgive me bcz I don't know you
    I uploaded important stuff in my channel, its not secret anymore yet you might think that I am crazy!!!

  • ziadzmb
    ziadzmb 8 years ago

    You are really good and well done Maha

  • Titan Diesel
    Titan Diesel 8 years ago

    dear Maha, how do i answer to the question where is the table ? to the question what is this ? and can you also post a video with the answer to who is he , she , we, you all female and you all male , they all female and they all male, you two and they two , thank you very much.

  • Titan Diesel
    Titan Diesel 8 years ago

    dear Maha, how can i say if i am asking he , she, we, you all , they all and the rest of the object pronouns, is it as follows ? : man antuwa or man antuhu ? if i am asking ho is he , and man atiha , if i am asking who is she ? thank you very much .

  • indira manatauova
    indira manatauova 8 years ago

    thanks you soo much) its just an awesome tutorial

  • Alisha Rose
    Alisha Rose 8 years ago

    thankyou soooo much for these videos, very useful and i hope you keep making more for us

  • Gatora tor 11
    Gatora tor 11 8 years ago

    @3zoOoz69 ههههههههههههههههههههههههههههههههههههههههههههههههههههههههههههههههههههههههههههههههههه

  • Abdulaziz Alzabin
    Abdulaziz Alzabin 8 years ago

    عليا النعمه البنت دي بتتكلم صح

  • ladymarion08
    ladymarion08 8 years ago

    you're too good to be true! Go on always like this, Maha, you're the best!

  • peteric andres
    peteric andres 8 years ago

    i learn not cause i like the language, its all because of you. too motivated to look at your face cause your too pretty, explain well, simple word that i can really use. what i do everytime you say the work i pause it ask you in the video its like im talking to you! hahaha cause you too pretty.

  • Noreda Mazlan
    Noreda Mazlan 8 years ago

    syukran maha..great videos!

  • mst
    mst 8 years ago

    @tanzil90 I'll try to help you :p
    "limaza tadrusu' means "why do you learn/study" BUT "limaza adrusu" means " why do I learn/study
    so when you say "ana" you must say "adrusu" BUT when you say "anta" you must say "tadrusu"
    the question was limada tadrusu al lugha al arabiyya? so a friend is asking you "why do you learn/study arabic?
    you unswer must be "ana adrusu al lugha al arabiyya .. which means "I learn/study arabic ..
    I hope I did well :p

  • Ameen Saeed
    Ameen Saeed 8 years ago

    You are doing a very great job Maha , proud of you

  • battletoads22
    battletoads22 8 years ago

    There seems to be a lot of stress on the "ah" sound; is it necessary to have that much stress? I ask because it sounds very feminine.

  • dokp5
    dokp5 8 years ago

    will in arabic they say matha not maza so there is a problem but shes doing great good job maha

  • 3b3b92
    3b3b92 8 years ago

    @mo5o1
    ايه هي فلسطينية اكيد بتعرف تتكلم مصري :)

  • Sydnie Ottliie
    Sydnie Ottliie 8 years ago

    Ummm i think im forgetting my french!!!

  • Ahmed Mokhter
    Ahmed Mokhter 8 years ago

    moO99Oony هههههههههههههههههه حلوة منك والله اضحكتني ياخي وهي اصلا تعرف تتكلم باللهجه المصريه ^_^

  • Adi Dar
    Adi Dar 8 years ago

    i love 2 learn this beautiful arabic from beautiful girl n thanks for this habibi .

  • Alaa Moha
    Alaa Moha 8 years ago

    good stuff Maha

  • mzr00001
    mzr00001 8 years ago

    @athkrudid Allah is the arabic word for God, not a personal name, it can be part of a name, but that deals with the meaning of the name. A lot of arabic words have the word God in it; for example, "alhamdulillah" (Muslim's say after sneezing, something good happens, or when hearing good things) means praise be to God (Allah), or Thank God.

  • Motivand0LaYal
    Motivand0LaYal 8 years ago

    muahs!

  • Diana Miller
    Diana Miller 8 years ago

    @sgoujil kisses from US

  • Mazen Aboulwafa
    Mazen Aboulwafa 8 years ago

    @SalvadoreanKOV
    ay nooa tofadel ?
    or
    ay nooa tored?

  • Argueta k415
    Argueta k415 8 years ago

    Hey i work in a ice cream shop a famous one and a lot of arab people come, so how do you say "What kind of cone" in arabic thank you :) ill bet i would surprise them if i said that in arabic

  • Bernard Ka
    Bernard Ka 8 years ago

    Mattaaaa mattaaaa all day repeating mattaaa

  • 3azzamy
    3azzamy 8 years ago

    أحلى شي ما و ماذا

    ليش التعقيد

    علميهم كلمة (إيييش) و بهالطريقه فيكي تقولي

    إيش هاد؟ و إيش أكلت؟ هههههههه

    الله يعطيكي العافية عم بمزح لا تزعلي ;)

  • Norah Aldrak
    Norah Aldrak 8 years ago

    omg i'm saudi and i just recognize that Matha can only be used with a verd ._. ! lol you're awesome

  • hard2reality
    hard2reality 8 years ago

    مان آنته
    هههههههههههههههههههههههههههههههههههه

    انا ابي اتعلم عربي

  • CupcakeFreakkk
    CupcakeFreakkk 8 years ago

    I can speak fluent Arabic, it's easy.

  • sherif kalladka
    sherif kalladka 8 years ago

    اسلام علايكم محا
    Thanks for the lessons. they are quite useful.
    شكرًا جزيلاً

  • abudujana13
    abudujana13 8 years ago

    THANX LEARNAARABICWITHMAHA

  • Gum Nam
    Gum Nam 8 years ago

    i like the way you speak to teach not becouse you are girl.
    Thank you.

  • فرقة الكروان للمديح والسماع

    جمييييييييييييييل جدا

  • Casawin
    Casawin 8 years ago

    but if anyone want to get used to listen arabic i advice him to look for the sons that are sung in the classical arabic i mean the standar arabic because the great part of songs are sung in dialect which is greatly different from the arabic standars
    i can help by some nice songs in standard arabic like: سفيان الجزائري
    كاضم الساهر شاب دوزي لكي عمري يوري مرقدي ماجدة الرومي

  • Nandish V Patel
    Nandish V Patel 8 years ago

    Thank you Maha!! You are a good, entertaining teacher. I love your passion and excietment for teaching.

  • Rick Rock
    Rick Rock 8 years ago

    upload more!!!! thanks for sharing your videos.. i really need to speak arabic SHUKRAN! :)

  • TanyaeStekka
    TanyaeStekka 8 years ago

    Bella e brava *-* Grazie

  • TeleSmunto
    TeleSmunto 8 years ago

    complimenti

  • raji srikrishnan
    raji srikrishnan 8 years ago

    how u r talking like a arab people,accent is exactly like them.superb.how much hard work u would have put for that ? please post more arabic lessons for us.

  • scorpionselfish
    scorpionselfish 8 years ago

    thankz a lot MAHA ....well i am working in riyadh, well that was realy help full to me...thankz a lot once again and may allah bless you.

  • Margherita Flego
    Margherita Flego 8 years ago

    @mzmatza This is Fusha, the Modern Standard Arabic.
    All Arabic people that went to school are able, at least, to understand this kind of Arabic, because is the language of the press (newspaper, news on tv and so on) but in everyday life people from each Arab country speak it's own dialect.
    Lebanese is one of that dialects, but I think it's also one of the closer to Standard Arabic!
    That's right, Maha?

  • Mohammed Navaz S
    Mohammed Navaz S 9 years ago

    Beautiful, Thank U madam.
    Iam an Indian staying in qatar.
    My aim is to learn arabic within a year.
    ur lessons very helpful to all of us.
    Thank You! and also keep on go madam!

  • Arian Miau
    Arian Miau 9 years ago

    Marhaban Maha, Ana Arian, I AM LEARNING SO FAST YOU ARE A GREAT TEACHER! my native language is Spanish so if you want to learn any Spanish I will teach you. But you know many languages many you already know it. do you?
    Arabic is fascinating :-) and you make it fun! Inshallah!
    I am new in youtube I have been watching videos for a while now, but I had to register to reply and thank you,
    Sukran,
    Masau' Alkhair.

  • Ashley Blue
    Ashley Blue 9 years ago

    this is so helpful

  • Rajdreamer
    Rajdreamer 9 years ago

    thank you! You're a wonderful teacher. Shuukran.

  • nadinnikol
    nadinnikol 9 years ago

    di dove sei Maha?

  • ManessDC
    ManessDC 9 years ago

    Thank you for this, Maha. I am very grateful to be able to subscribe. You are a charming and effective teacher.