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‫محادثة قصيرة ، رقم 1‬

[mhadathat qasirat , raqm 1]

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Make yourself comfortable! ‫خ------ك!-/ -فض-- -ر---!‬ ‫خذ راحتك! / تفضل، ارتاح!‬ ‫-ذ ر-ح-ك- / ت-ض-، ا-ت-ح-‬ -------------------------- ‫خذ راحتك! / تفضل، ارتاح!‬ 0
k-dh r----ak-- / tafa---,--r--h! khdh rahataka! / tafadil, artah! k-d- r-h-t-k-! / t-f-d-l- a-t-h- -------------------------------- khdh rahataka! / tafadil, artah!
Please, feel right at home! ‫-ل--ت---تك!‬ ‫البيت بيتك!‬ ‫-ل-ي- ب-ت-!- ------------- ‫البيت بيتك!‬ 0
albay- --tk! albayt bytk! a-b-y- b-t-! ------------ albayt bytk!
What would you like to drink? ‫م---ح--أن ت--ب-‬ ‫ما تحب أن تشرب؟‬ ‫-ا ت-ب أ- ت-ر-؟- ----------------- ‫ما تحب أن تشرب؟‬ 0
m- t--------n---s---b-? ma tuhibu 'an tashirba? m- t-h-b- '-n t-s-i-b-? ----------------------- ma tuhibu 'an tashirba?
Do you like music? ‫-ت----ل------؟‬ ‫أتحب الموسيقى؟‬ ‫-ت-ب ا-م-س-ق-؟- ---------------- ‫أتحب الموسيقى؟‬ 0
a-aha---lm-si--a؟ atahab almusiqaa؟ a-a-a- a-m-s-q-a- ----------------- atahab almusiqaa؟
I like classical music. ‫أ-ا -ح--ال-وس-قى-ا-ك-----ي-.‬ ‫أنا أحب الموسيقى الكلاسيكية.‬ ‫-ن- أ-ب ا-م-س-ق- ا-ك-ا-ي-ي-.- ------------------------------ ‫أنا أحب الموسيقى الكلاسيكية.‬ 0
an-a 'u------l-u---aa---k-la---i---. anaa 'uhiba almusiqaa alkalasikiata. a-a- '-h-b- a-m-s-q-a a-k-l-s-k-a-a- ------------------------------------ anaa 'uhiba almusiqaa alkalasikiata.
These are my CD’s. ‫-ذه--ق---- --م-مجة-‬ ‫هذه أقراصي المدمجة.‬ ‫-ذ- أ-ر-ص- ا-م-م-ة-‬ --------------------- ‫هذه أقراصي المدمجة.‬ 0
hdhih---q-as- --m--mij--a. hdhih 'aqrasi almudmijata. h-h-h '-q-a-i a-m-d-i-a-a- -------------------------- hdhih 'aqrasi almudmijata.
Do you play a musical instrument? ‫أتعزف---ى ------سيق-ة؟‬ ‫أتعزف على آلة موسيقية؟‬ ‫-ت-ز- ع-ى آ-ة م-س-ق-ة-‬ ------------------------ ‫أتعزف على آلة موسيقية؟‬ 0
a-----if e-laa--la- --s--i? ataeazif ealaa alat musiqi? a-a-a-i- e-l-a a-a- m-s-q-? --------------------------- ataeazif ealaa alat musiqi?
This is my guitar. ‫-ذ- قي-ا-تي-‬ ‫هذه قيثارتي.‬ ‫-ذ- ق-ث-ر-ي-‬ -------------- ‫هذه قيثارتي.‬ 0
h---h-qithar-i. hdhih qitharti. h-h-h q-t-a-t-. --------------- hdhih qitharti.
Do you like to sing? ‫-ت-ب-ا--ناء؟‬ ‫أتحب الغناء؟‬ ‫-ت-ب ا-غ-ا-؟- -------------- ‫أتحب الغناء؟‬ 0
atah-b-----a-a-a? atahab alghana'a? a-a-a- a-g-a-a-a- ----------------- atahab alghana'a?
Do you have children? ‫أ-ديك---ف---‬ ‫ألديك أطفال؟‬ ‫-ل-ي- أ-ف-ل-‬ -------------- ‫ألديك أطفال؟‬ 0
al---k--a-f-lan? aludik 'atfalan? a-u-i- '-t-a-a-? ---------------- aludik 'atfalan?
Do you have a dog? ‫-ل-ي- -ل-؟‬ ‫ألديك كلب؟‬ ‫-ل-ي- ك-ب-‬ ------------ ‫ألديك كلب؟‬ 0
a--dik--l-a? alidik klba? a-i-i- k-b-? ------------ alidik klba?
Do you have a cat? ‫---يك-----‬ ‫ألديك قطة؟‬ ‫-ل-ي- ق-ة-‬ ------------ ‫ألديك قطة؟‬ 0
a-i--k q----? alidik qatat? a-i-i- q-t-t- ------------- alidik qatat?
These are my books. ‫-ذ- هي-ك-ب-.‬ ‫هذه هي كتبي.‬ ‫-ذ- ه- ك-ب-.- -------------- ‫هذه هي كتبي.‬ 0
hdhi--h-----bi. hdhih hi katbi. h-h-h h- k-t-i- --------------- hdhih hi katbi.
I am currently reading this book. ‫----اً أق-أ-هذا -ل-ت-ب.‬ ‫حاليا- أقرأ هذا الكتاب.‬ ‫-ا-ي-ً أ-ر- ه-ا ا-ك-ا-.- ------------------------- ‫حالياً أقرأ هذا الكتاب.‬ 0
h-l--an '--r- -dha -----ab. halyaan 'aqra hdha alkitab. h-l-a-n '-q-a h-h- a-k-t-b- --------------------------- halyaan 'aqra hdha alkitab.
What do you like to read? ‫---ت-ب-----قر--‬ ‫ما تحب أن تقرأ؟‬ ‫-ا ت-ب أ- ت-ر-؟- ----------------- ‫ما تحب أن تقرأ؟‬ 0
m---u---- 'a--taqr---؟ ma tuhibu 'an taqra'a؟ m- t-h-b- '-n t-q-a-a- ---------------------- ma tuhibu 'an taqra'a؟
Do you like to go to concerts? ‫-تح- -ل---- -لى ا---لة-ال-وس-قية؟‬ ‫اتحب الذهاب إلى الحفلة الموسيقية؟‬ ‫-ت-ب ا-ذ-ا- إ-ى ا-ح-ل- ا-م-س-ق-ة-‬ ----------------------------------- ‫اتحب الذهاب إلى الحفلة الموسيقية؟‬ 0
at--i---l-ha--- --ila- al-a-l---almus-q--t? atahib aldhahab 'iilaa alhaflat almusiqiat? a-a-i- a-d-a-a- '-i-a- a-h-f-a- a-m-s-q-a-? ------------------------------------------- atahib aldhahab 'iilaa alhaflat almusiqiat?
Do you like to go to the theatre / theater (am.)? ‫أ-----لذهاب-إ-ى ----ر--‬ ‫أتحب الذهاب إلى المسرح؟‬ ‫-ت-ب ا-ذ-ا- إ-ى ا-م-ر-؟- ------------------------- ‫أتحب الذهاب إلى المسرح؟‬ 0
at-h-b al-h--a- --i-a- al-a--h? atahab aldhahab 'iilaa almasrh? a-a-a- a-d-a-a- '-i-a- a-m-s-h- ------------------------------- atahab aldhahab 'iilaa almasrh?
Do you like to go to the opera? ‫أت-ب---ذه-ب--ل- دار ا--وبرا-‬ ‫أتحب الذهاب إلى دار الأوبرا؟‬ ‫-ت-ب ا-ذ-ا- إ-ى د-ر ا-أ-ب-ا-‬ ------------------------------ ‫أتحب الذهاب إلى دار الأوبرا؟‬ 0
atah---a---ahab----laa---r-a-'-wb--? atahab aldhahab 'iilaa dar al'uwbra? a-a-a- a-d-a-a- '-i-a- d-r a-'-w-r-? ------------------------------------ atahab aldhahab 'iilaa dar al'uwbra?

Mother language? Father language!

As a child, from whom did you learn your language? For sure you'll say: From mother! Most people in the world think that. The term ‘mother language’ exists in almost all nations. The English as well as the Chinese are familiar with it. Perhaps because mothers spend more time with the children. But recent studies have come to different results. They show that our language is mostly the language of our fathers. Researchers examined genetic material and languages of mixed tribes. In such tribes, the parents came from different cultures. These tribes originated thousands of years ago. Large migratory movements were the reason for this. The genetic material of these mixed tribes was genetically analyzed. Then it was compared to the language of the tribe. Most tribes speak the language of their male ancestors. That means, the language of the country comes from the Y chromosome. So men brought their language with them to foreign lands. And the women there then adopted the new language of the men. But even today, fathers have a great deal of influence on our language. Because when learning, babies are oriented toward the language of their father. Fathers speak considerably less with their children. The male sentence structure is also simpler than that of the female. As a result, the language of the father is better suited for babies. It doesn't overwhelm them and is easier to learn as a result. That is why children prefer to imitate ‘Dad’ when speaking rather than ‘Mum’. Later, the mother's vocabulary shapes the child's language. In this way, mothers influence our language as well as fathers. So it should be called parental language!
Did you know?
Italian is counted among the Romance languages. That means that it developed out of Latin. Italian is the native language of about 70 million people. The majority of those live in Italy. Italian is also understood in Slovenia and Croatia. The language travelled as far away as Africa through colonial politics. Even today, Italian is understood in Libya, Somalia, and Eritrea by many older people. Numerous emigrants also took the language with them to their new homeland. Most notably there are many Italian-language communities in South America. Often Italian has mixed in with Spanish in those areas and created new languages. The unusual thing about Italian is its many different dialects. Some experts even speak of individual languages. The orthography of Italian is not difficult; it follows the pronunciation. For many, Italian is the most beautiful language in the world! Perhaps because it is the language of music, design and good cuisine?