Question Words in Arabic

Being able to ask questions in Arabic is a key part of learning the language. The list below gives you an overview over the most important Arabic question words and phrases so you can jump-start that part of your language learning. For even more words and examples, take a look at our learning resources for Arabic at the end of the page.

Basic Arabic Question Words

whoمن (min)
whereأين ('ayn)
whatماذا (madha)
whyلماذا (limadha)
howكيف (kayf)
whichأي ('aya)
whenمتى (mataa)

Other Arabic Question Words

how many?كم عدد؟ (kam eadad?)
How much is this?كم ثمن هذا؟ (kam thaman hadha?)
Where is the toilet?أين المرحاض؟ ('ayn almarhad?)
What's your name?ما اسمك؟ (ma asmak?)
Do you love me?هل تحبني؟ (hal tahbani?)
How are you?كيف حالك؟ (kayf halk?)
Can you help me?هل يمكنك مساعدتي؟ (hal yumkinuk musaeadatay?)

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Arabic Vocabulary Books

Learn Arabic - Quick / Easy / Efficient

Learn Arabic - Quick / Easy / Efficient

This vocabulary book is a curated Arabic word frequency list with 2000 of the most common Arabic words and phrases. Following the Pareto principle (80/20 rule), this book is built to streamline the learning process by concentrating on the core words and sentence structures. The result is a unique book ideal for driven learners and language hackers.
Arabic Vocabulary Book

Arabic Vocabulary Book

This Arabic vocabulary book contains more than 3000 words and phrases and is organized by topic to make it easier for you to pick what to learn first. It is well suited for learners of all levels who are looking for an extensive resource to improve their vocabulary or are interested in learning vocabularies in one particular area of interest.

Arabic Flashcards


Arabic Flashcards Online

On our partner platform Flashcardo you can find Arabic flashcards to practice online for free ordered by topics and frequency of use, similar to our two vocabulary books above.

Printable Arabic Flashcards

With this downloadable product you get all Arabic flashcards available on in various formats for you to use. In detail you get 1 EPUB ebook, 2 PDF vocabulary lists and 8 printable flashcard PDFs.

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