One of the most important things to do while traveling is indeed being able to communicate or to interact with local people. Moroccan people are known for their constant smile and welcoming attitudes towards foreigners. Except in more touristic areas, normal Moroccan people will not speak English, and, either you know some words in French or in Arabic, or you will not do much of communication in Morocco.
On this page we give you 10 best phrases to say while in Morocco and to use on a social-friendly base situation. First to understand is the religious weight that exists on Moroccan people daily life, so, expect many phrases being related to religion. Don’t worry about trying to learn another language, as if you have a bit of confidence, Moroccan Arabic will be easy to learn a few key phrases. Good luck learning some words in Arabic from Morocco.
10 Best Things to Say in Morocco
- Salam Aleikum / Wa Aleikum Assalam – Peace be upon you / And upon you be peace (answer)
- Ila yerhem Waldik – May God have mercy on your parents
- Labas Alik? Kidair Akhuiwa, Kulshi Bikhair? How are you doing? – What’s up my brother, doing alright?
- Wash Kat Aref Negliziya? – Do you understand English?
- Fin Kein Lbit Lma Afak? – Where is the toilette please?
- Hada Marra Lula Lizhit Lmaghrib? – This is my first time in Morocco
- Wash Kein Shi Bit Rawiya Afak? – Is there a room available please?
- Bshal Nseifet Wahed Lkart Bustal? – How much is it to send a postcard?
- Wash Yimken lli Narrud Shi Tssewwera? – May I take a photograph?
- Bghina Wahed Tabla Dyal Zhuje Afak – We want a table for 2 please