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This phrasebook / dictionary equipped with relevant pronunciation is aimed at making first communication contacts with natives in Qatar in different daily life situations. This Interactive Qatari phrasebook is for travellers & expatriate features common Qatari words and phrases.This Phrasebook App is created and edited by the Arabic language program of Georgetown University in Qatar © (2015).

In this Application:
• 1500+ phrases and words categorised for fast access.
• Native audio pronunciation of every phrase and word.
• Arabic and phonetic text translations.
• You can communicate with the Native Arabic speakers.
• Option to adjust spoken audio speed.
• Fast access for different situations.
• Search over all phrases or in word in English and French.
• Star favourites for quick access
• Small app size can be installed over mobile network for free.
• Once downloaded works offline.

What’s New

Version 1.3

-Now all phrases available in French also.

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

fazilbinhabeeb ,

Really helpful!!

Splendid app, user friendly! Thanks to developers

Shockles ,

A good effort

This phrasebook is a good effort, but it includes very few items that are specifically Qatari Arabic (as opposed to just Gulf Arabic).
There is one obvious problem in the way this was produced: Qatari Arabic allows two consonants at the beginning of a word, but Classical Arabic does not. To “correct” this in words like “shlonik”, an alif (without a hamza) is usually placed at the beginning of the word. This is (presumably?) to assist people coming from a Classical Arabic background, but it actually introduces a vowel where there wasn’t one. Then the Qatari readers read this out loud in the recordings, resulting in “ashlonik” instead if “shlonik.”
Having the students read the words out loud obviously resulted in some stilted pronunciations in this app.
Having said all that, the app is very beautifully programmed, includes very practical categories, and is easy to use.

rasnatt ,

Absolutely helpful.

Thank ya'll.

App Privacy

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