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How to count in Moroccan Arabic dialect (Darija) – the simplest way with audio!

Best free basic lesson to learn Moroccan Arabic dialect (Darija) with audio

Why learn how to count in Moroccan?

If you are in Morocco, it is always good to know the language of the country you are in. You don’t need to become a pro either, but you can learn the basics like counting, which can be useful when negotiating in Morocco. 😉

Learning how to count in Moroccan (Darija) without needing to know a thing of Arabic, this is what we are going to teach you in this free Darija lesson. By the end of this article, you will able to count in Moroccan Arabic dialect hopefully as a pro from the get-go, so let’s get started.

Counting numbers in Moroccan Arabic dialect (Darija)

 Counting from one to ten (with audio)
Numbers Numbers in Moroccan Arabic Audio Slow audio version
One – 1 Wahed
Two – 2 Jouj
Three – 3 Tlata
Four – 4 Reb’a
Five – 5 Khemsa
Six – 6 Setta
Seven – 7 Seb’a
Eight – 8 Tmenya
Nine – 9 Tes’oud
Ten -10 ‘echra

-from 13 to 19 in English the numbers end in -teen, in Moroccan, from 11 to 19, the numbers end in -ach.

Counting from 11 to 19 (with audio)
Numbers in English Numbers in Moroccan Arabic Audio Slow version audio
Eleven – 11 Hdach
Twelve -12 Tnach
Thirteen – 13 Tlettach
Fourteen – 14 Rbe’tach
Fifteen – 15 Khmestach
Sixteen- 16 Settach
Seventeen – 17 Sebe’tach
Eighteen – 18 Tmentach
Nineteen – 19 Tse’tach

-from 20 to 90 in English the numbers end in -ty, in Moroccan, they end in -ine.

Counting (the tens) from 20 to 90 (with audio)
Numbers in English Numbers in Moroccan Arabic Audio Slow version audio
Twenty- 20 Echrine
Thirty – 30 Tlatine
Forty – 40 Reb’ine
Fifty – 50 Khemsine
Sixty – 60 Settine
Seventy – 70 Seb’ine
Eighty – 80 Tmanine
Ninety – 90 Tes’ine

-to express a compound number starting from 21, we first need to state the number of units, then the number of tens preceded by w (which means: and).

21 Wahed w ‘echrine
22 Tnine w ‘echrine
23 Tlata w ‘echrine

-from 100 to 900 (from 300, the numbers in Moroccan Arabic end with -mya).

Counting (the hundreds) from 100 to 900 (with audio)
Numbers Numbers in Moroccan Arabic Audio Slow version audio
100 Mya
200 Mitine
300 Teltemya
400 Reb’emya
500 Khemsemya
600 Settemya
700 Seb’emya
800 Temnemya
900 Tes’emya

-from 1 000 à 10 000 (from 3 000, the numbers in Moroccan Arabic end with -laf)

Counting (the thousands) from 100 to 900 (with audio)
Numbers Numbers in Moroccan Arabic Audio Slow version audio
1 000 Alf
2 000 Alfayne
3 000 Teltalaf
4 000 Reb’alaf
5 000 Khemsalaf
6 000 Settalaf
7 000 Seb’alaf
8 000 Temnalaf
9 000 Tes’alaf
10 000 ‘echralaf

-from 11 000 à 19 000, they end with -ralef:

11 000 Hdachralf
12 000 Tnachralf
19 000 Tse’tachralf

-from 20 000, they end with -alf:

20 000 ‘echrine alf
21 000 Wahed w ‘echrine alf
32 000 Tnine w tlatine alf
etc.

 

The bottom line

This free Moroccan Arabic dialect Darija lesson helps you understand and learn the basics of how to count in the Moroccan Arabic Language.

Hope that this lesson helped in your Darija learning process. Study well, and stick around to learn more about the Moroccan Arabic dialect.

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