The Vowels – with audio
The arabic letter “ta mabuta” [ة], which can be found at the end of feminine nouns and adjectives, or the short vowel [ َ ] which has the phonetic symbol /a/. This sound is pronounced like the “a” in “cat”.
The arabic letter “alif” [ى/ﺍ ], represented by the phonetic symbol /aː/. A long “a” sound which doesn’t exist in English.
The arabic letter “ya” [ﻱ ], represented by the phonetic symbol /iː/. Pronounced like the “ee” in “seen”.
saafee[صافي] (it’s enough),
mtshrfeen[متشرفين] (pleased to meet you)
[ُ ] in Arabic, represented by the phonetic symbol /u/.
The Arabic letter “waw” [ﻭ ], represented by the phonetic symbol /uː/. Pronounced like the “oo” in “boot”.
Several Moroccan Arabic words are composed entirely of consonants. So to help with the pronunciation, we have added the letter “e”. Pronounced like the “e” in «the».
tleb[طلب] (ask / beg),