“First” (1st) in Egyptian Arabic

In Egyptian Arabic, “First (1st)” is written using the Latin script as:


Using the Arabic script, it is written as:


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Examples in sentences or statements

“It’s my first day in this city.”

Dh 2awl youm lia fi albald dy.

.ده اول يوم ليا في البلد دي

“He came in first in the race.”

Howa geh al2awl fi alsebaq.

.هو جه الاول في السباق

“I was the first one to arrive at the meeting.”

Ana 2awl wa7ed wasal al2egtma3.

.انا اول واحد وصل الاجتماع

“I drink water first thing in the morning.”

Ana ba4rab mayah 2awl 7aga alsob7.

.انا بشرب مياه اول حاجه الصبح

“First, we need to meet up.”

Awalan, e7na lazem net2abel.

.اولا، احنا لازم نتقابل.


In other Mediterranean languages and dialects

“First” (1st) in Lebanese Arabic

“First” (1st) in Tunisian Arabic

“First” (1st) in Turkish


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