phrases
Phrases include greetings, interjections, discourse markers & similar terms that are generally syntax-independent.
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Other types of terms that may be often used as non-idiomatic interjections are not repeated here. Also, proverbial expressions are generally not included in the Dictionary.

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greetings

مرحبا
hello
هلا
hello, hey, hi
أهلا
hello, hey, hi
أهلا وسهلا
welcome
صباحو
good morning
صباح الخير
good morning
مسا الخير
good evening
تصبح ع خير
good night
كيف الحال
how's it going?
كيف الوضع
how's it going?
سلامات
greetings; hello, hey, hi
مع السلامة
goodbye, farewell
توصل بالسلامة
may you arrive safely; safe travels
حمدلله عالسلامة
welcome back; glad you arrived safely
تشرّفنا
honored to meet you
فرصة سعيدة
nice to meet you
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well-wishes

يسعد
bless (something)
صحّة
(when someone is eating or drinking) to your hea...
مبروك
congratulations
نعيمًا
(when someone has freshened up; i.e. showered or...
يعطيك العافية
(when someone is working or has rendered a servi...
بالتوفيق
good luck
الله يرحمه
may he rest in peace
كلّ سنة وإنتا سالم
happy holidays
كلّ عام وإنتا بخير
happy holidays
دوم
perpetuity (i.e. may you always be)

discourse-markers

نعم
(formal) yes
آه
yes, yeah
أيوى
yes, yeah
حاضر
yessir, yes ma'am
مبلا
(contradicts a negative statement or question) y...
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لأ
no
إذًا
if so, in that case
لكان
if so, in that case
المهمّ
(transition word) anyway
ع فكرة
in fact, as a matter of fact; actually
بغضّ النظر
regardless, nevertheless
بكلّ الأحوال
in any case, either way
بنهاية الأمر
ultimately; at the end of the day
من باب الفضول
out of curiosity
إذا بدّك الصراحة
to be honest

interjections

يعني
that is ...; which is to say ...
يلّا
come on, let's go
الله
wow, amazing
يا الله
oh my God
يا سلام
wow, nice, amazing
يا ويلي
oh my God
يا ربّ
oh God; by God
يا حرام
oh no; poor thing; that's just wrong
يا خسارة
too bad; what a shame, what a waste
يختي
(toward something endearing) aww; how cute
يمّا
(conveys surprise or fear) oh! oh my!
يي
(conveys surprise) oh! eek!
يع
(conveys disgust) eww, gross
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coming soon
شكرا
thank you
عفوا
excuse me, pardon me
على راسي
it's on me; you're welcome, don't mention it
من زوقك
it's your good taste
تسلم
thank you; right back at you
يسلمو إيديك
thank you very much
ولا يهمّك
don't worry about it
أغلّبك
(before making a request) excuse me
لو سمحت
please
تفضّل
go ahead, be my guest
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يا ريت
I wish
انشالله
God willing; hopefully
مشالله
amazing, wonderful; good for you, etc.
حمدلله
thank God (i.e. "great!")
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coming soon
coming soon
الله ستر
thank God nothing bad happened
طبّ
OK, fine
طيّب
OK, fine
مش غلط
couldn't hurt (to ...); why not?
إجاك
you got it
بسّ
but
خلص
enough! stop it!
بلاش
don't bother; nevermind, forget it
عيب
shame, disgrace
ولو
come on; really?
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وال
(conveys unpleasant amazement) oh no!
عاديّ
it's fine; it's OK; don't worry about it
معليش
it's fine, it's OK; don't worry about it
بسيطة
it's fine; it's OK; don't worry about it
والله
really, seriously
عن جدّ
really, seriously
معقول
really? could it be?
بشرفي
on my honor; I swear
ولا يمكن
there's no way; it can't (happen)
أظنّ
I guess, I think so
أبصر
I don't know
وبعدين
(complaint) not again
كذا وكذا
such-and-such
الله يعلم
God knows
شو بعرّفني
how should I know? how am I supposed to know?

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بالميّة
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Here are some additional common phrases that are non-idiomatic:

non-idiomatic

إسمع
yo, hey, listen
ع راحتك
take your time
إذا بدّك الصراحة
to be honest
بشكل عامّ
in general
مش شرط
not necessarily
مش طبيعيّ
it's abnormal; it's crazy
بالقصد
on purpose
على علمي
as far as I know