“Can you…?” in Egyptian Arabic

In Egyptian Arabic, “Can you…?” is written using the Latin script as:


Using the Arabic script, it is written as:


Listen to this word pronounced (audio)


Examples in sentences or statements

“Can you please hold this?”

Momkn b3d 2znk tmsk de?

ممكن بعد اذنك تمسك دي؟

“Can you call me when you arrive?”

Momkn tklmny lma tawcl?

ممكن تكلمني لما توصل؟

Can you book the flights this evening?

Momkn t7gz el re7alat el leilah?

ممكن تحجز الرحالات الليلة؟

Can you tell me what it reads?

Momkn te2oly ely beyt2ra?

ممكن تقولي الي بيتقرأ؟

“Can you put more onions on the sandwich?”

Momkn tzwed bacl 3la el sandwich?

ممكن تزود بصل علي السندوتش؟


In other Mediterranean languages and dialects

“Can you…?” in Lebanese Arabic

“Can you…?” in Tunisian Arabic

“Can you…?” in Turkish

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