Some Expressions to Wish Good Luck in Arabic
Arabic is the language of the Qur’an, the holy book of Islam, it is also widely used throughout the Muslim world. The language is spoken by over 200 million people in 28 countries from Africa to the Middle East. The Arabic language usually ranked among the top six of the world’s major languages. The Arabic language belongs to the Semitic group of languages that also includes Hebrew and Amharic, which are the main language of Ethiopia. Arabic is termed to be one of the quirkiest languages in the world. The actual script reads from right to left and the alphabet contains 28 consonants. The Arabic language has descended from a language known in the literature as Proto-Semitic. This relationship places Arabic firmly in the Afro-Asiatic group of the world languages. Modern Arabic is considered to be part of the Arabo-Canaanite sub-branch of the central group of the Western Semitic languages. The colloquial dialects of Arab are generally spoken languages. The Arabs use colloquial language in their daily interactions. But during a situation that demands a greater formality, Modern Standard Arabic is the medium of choice. Standard Arabic is more or less the same throughout the Arab world, while there is a wide difference between the various colloquial dialects. In this blog, we will learn some expressions to wish good luck in Arabic.
Let us see how to say good luck in Arabic!
Hhazz jay – yed which means Good luck (Hhazz – luck, jay – yed – good) – This is rarely used in daily life.
Another way of saying good luck is
Hhazz sa’a – id which means Good luck (Hhazz – luck, sa’a – id – happy (but giving a feeling of good)) – This is more commonly used to wish good luck.
In daily life when someone is going to give an exam, or doing a big project, or doing a business or going to a meeting or any kind of thing for which they need luck, then it is said –
Be-t – tawfi’ / Be – t – tawfiq which means With Success (Be – with and tawfi’- feeling of success). Here you are wishing the person to do his work with success.
Mwaf – fa’ / mwaf – faq meaning May you succeed (male), Mwaf – fa -’ ah / mwaf – fa – qah – which means May you succeed (female) and Mwaf – fa -’ een / mwaf – fa – queen that means May you succeed (plural / to a group of people)
The Arabic speakers use other expressions that have equal meaning to the phrase “good luck” even if the literal meaning is different. For example:
Al-Baraqa – Meaning “with blessing.”
Beltawfi – Meaning “All the best!”
Agmal el tahany le……… – Meaning Best wishes to…
Ma7zoz! – Be lucky!
‘atamanaa lak kula khayr – Meaning All the best
So, these are the common expressions that are said in Arabic to wish good luck. You can find more expressions when you study the Arabic language in details.
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