“Usual” in Egyptian Arabic

In Egyptian Arabic, “Usual” (the adjective, as in something that is normal) 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

“Same as usual.”



It’s usual for cafés to close at 11pm in this city.

Dh el mo3tad lelcafehat bt2fl el sa3a 11 blel fe el madena de.

.ده المعتاد للكافيهات بتقفل الساعه ١١ بليل في المدينة دي

It’s usual for me to wake up at 7am.

Dh el mo3tad lya eny 2s7a 7 el sob7.

.ده المعتاد ليا اصحي ٧ الصبح

Do you want to sit at our usual table?

(m) 3ayez no23od 3la trabeztnah el mo3tadah?

(f) 3ayezah no23od 3la trabeztnah el mo3tadah?

عايز نقعد علي طرابيزتنا المعتاده؟ (m)

عايزه نقعد علي طرابيزتنا المعتاده؟ (f)

That’s not his usual behaviour.

De m4 25la2oh el mo3tadah.

.دي مش اخلاقه المعتاده


In other Mediterranean languages and dialects

“Usual” in Lebanese Arabic

“Usual” in Tunisian Arabic

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