Re: Translation exercises from and to darija.

Haha thanks, now with the right words it makes a bit more sense wink

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Re: Translation exercises from and to darija.

Here's a dialogue from the Peace Corps 'Moroccan Arabic'. Have a go at translating it.

Doha  :  ??? ????? ????? ?????? ?????? ?
              shnu ghadia tdiri s-simana j-jaya ?

Jill      :  ???? ????? ? ?????
              ghadi nsafr l Marrakech.

Doha   :  ??? ????? ???? ?
                fash ghadia tmshi ?

Jill       :  ? ?????? ??? ???????
              f tran wla f s-satyam (CTM - bus company)

Doha   :  ????? ???? ????? ?? ??????
              fuqash ghadi tkhrji mn Rabat?

Jill       :  ???? ???? ? ??????? ? ?? ? ??????
              ghadi tkhrj f t-tmnya u nS d S-Sba7

Doha   :  ??? ???? ????? ? ????? ?
              fin ghadi tglsi f Marrakech

Jill       :  ? ?????
              f loTil

Doha   :  ??? ???? ????? ??? ?
              shnu ghadi tdiri tmma?

Jill       :  ???? ??????
               ghadi ntsara

              ????? ???? ? ???? ????? ? ??? ??????
              ghadia nmshi l jam3 l-fna u qSr l-bdi3

Doha  :  ???? ???? ???????
             iwa, Triq s-slama

Jill      :  ???? ?????
              lla y-slmk

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Re: Translation exercises from and to darija.

No one? 

Doha  :  ??? ????? ????? ?????? ?????? ?
              shnu ghadia tdiri s-simana j-jaya ?

What are you going to do next week?

Jill      :  ???? ????? ? ?????
              ghadi nsafr l Marrakech.

I'm going to travel to Marakesh

Doha   :  ??? ????? ???? ?
                fash ghadia tmshi ?

How are you going to go (travel of course)

Jill       :  ? ?????? ??? ???????
              f tran wla f s-satyam (CTM - bus company)

On the train and by CTM

Doha   :  ????? ???? ????? ?? ??????
              fuqash ghadi tkhrji mn Rabat?

When are you going to leave from Rabat?

Jill       :  ???? ???? ? ??????? ? ?? ? ??????
              ghadi tkhrj f t-tmnya u nS d S-Sba7

I'm going to leave at 830 in the morning

Doha   :  ??? ???? ????? ? ????? ?
              fin ghadi tglsi f Marrakech

Where are you going to stay in Marrakesh?

Jill       :  ? ?????
              f loTil

In a hotel

Doha   :  ??? ???? ????? ??? ?
              shnu ghadi tdiri tmma?

Less sure on this part
What are you going to do first?

Jill       :  ???? ??????
               ghadi ntsara

              ????? ???? ? ???? ????? ? ??? ??????
              ghadia nmshi l jam3 l-fna u qSr l-bdi3

Unsure here too
Going to sightsee.  Going to the Jamaia Fina and the Qasr Badia

Doha  :  ???? ???? ???????
             iwa, Triq s-slama

Great, have a good trip

Jill      :  ???? ?????
              lla y-slmk

May Allah protect you

Someone has to try

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Re: Translation exercises from and to darija.

I'll give it a shot, couldn't complete all the sentences though hmm smile

Doha  :  ??? ????? ????? ?????? ?????? ?
              shnu ghadia tdiri s-simana j-jaya ?

What are you going to do ..(don't know the rest)

Jill      :  ???? ????? ? ?????
              ghadi nsafr l Marrakech.

I'm going to nsafr? to Marrakech

Doha   :  ??? ????? ???? ?
                fash ghadia tmshi ?

How are you going to go/travel?

Jill       :  ? ?????? ??? ???????
              f tran wla f s-satyam (CTM - bus company)

By train or by ctm.

Doha   :  ????? ???? ????? ?? ??????
              fuqash ghadi tkhrji mn Rabat?

fuqash? are you going to leave Rabat

Jill       :  ???? ???? ? ??????? ? ?? ? ??????
              ghadi tkhrj f t-tmnya u nS d S-Sba7

I'm leaving at eight u nS? in the morning

Doha   :  ??? ???? ????? ? ????? ?
              fin ghadi tglsi f Marrakech

Where are you going to stay in Marrakech?

Jill       :  ? ?????
              f loTil

At a hotel

Doha   :  ??? ???? ????? ??? ?
              shnu ghadi tdiri tmma?

What are you going to do there?

Jill       :  ???? ??????
               ghadi ntsara

I'm going to ntsara?

              ????? ???? ? ???? ????? ? ??? ??????
              ghadia nmshi l jam3 l-fna u qSr l-bdi3

I'm gonna go to the mosque el fna (u qSr l-bdi3?)

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Re: Translation exercises from and to darija.

Nealy 100%, sahir1  /   qrib mn (??) mya %


sahir1 wrote:

No one? 

Doha  :  ??? ????? ????? ?????? ?????? ?
              shnu ghadia tdiri s-simana j-jaya ?

What are you going to do next week?

Jill      :  ???? ????? ? ?????
              ghadi nsafr l Marrakech.

I'm going to travel to Marakesh

Doha   :  ??? ????? ???? ?
                fash ghadia tmshi ?

How are you going to go (travel of course)

Jill       :  ? ?????? ??? ???????
              f tran wla f s-satyam (CTM - bus company)

On the train and by CTM        wla = or

Doha   :  ????? ???? ????? ?? ??????
              fuqash ghadi tkhrji mn Rabat?

When are you going to leave from Rabat?

Jill       :  ???? ???? ? ??????? ? ?? ? ??????
              ghadi tkhrj f t-tmnya u nS d S-Sba7

I'm going to leave at 830 in the morning

Doha   :  ??? ???? ????? ? ????? ?
              fin ghadi tglsi f Marrakech

Where are you going to stay in Marrakesh?

Jill       :  ? ?????
              f loTil

In a hotel

Doha   :  ??? ???? ????? ??? ?
              shnu ghadi tdiri tmma?     temma = there

Less sure on this part
What are you going to do first?

Jill       :  ???? ??????
               ghadi ntsara

              ????? ???? ? ???? ????? ? ??? ??????
              ghadia nmshi l jam3 l-fna u qSr l-bdi3

Unsure here too
Going to sightsee.  Going to the Jamaia Fina and the Qasr Badia

Doha  :  ???? ???? ???????
             iwa, Triq s-slama

Great, have a good trip

Jill      :  ???? ?????
              lla y-slmk

May Allah protect you

Someone has to try

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Re: Translation exercises from and to darija.

Zwina!  merci litaslihatik!

So does the city name "Temarra" mean something?
If I ever write something about Morocco, there will
be a "Road to Temarra" thrown in somewhere.  Real funny
in English

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Re: Translation exercises from and to darija.

I like this exercise from PCM, i'm going to have to study it though, because im not sure why they use so many diff versions of ghadi. Shukran :-)

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