Updated: Aug 4, 2020
In this short lesson, we will go over some important phrases in Arabic, which describe common symptoms of illness or sickness, such as headache, dizziness, tummy ache, fever or temperature, nausea, vomiting,and diarrhea. We will also learn some important vocabulary, such as hospital, doctor, medical tests, and blood sample. In addition, we will also learn useful phrases, such as: "Take your medication on time" and "Get well soon" (English subtitles/ translation and transcription provided in the content).
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At the Doctor's
I am sick.
What are you feeling?
I feel dizzy.
وأُعاني مِنَ الصُّداع.
Wa ‘u’aanee mina as-sudaa’.
I also have a headache.
Wa haraaratee murtafi’a.
And my temperature is high.
My tummy hurts.
My tummy hurts.
Wa ash’uru bil-ghathayaan.
And I feel nauseous.
كما أُعاني من الإِسْهال.
Kamaa u’aanee mina al-ishaal.
And I suffer from diarrhea.
وتَقَيَّأْتُ عِدَّةَ مَرَّات.
Wa taqayya’tu ‘iddata marraat.
And I vomited several times.
يَجِبُ أنْ تَرى الطَّبيب.
Yajibu an tara at-tabeeb.
You should see the doctor.
To the hospital!
سَنَقومُ بِإِجْراءِ بَعْضِ الفُحوصاتِ الطِّبِّيَّة.
Sa-nakoumu bi-ijraa’i ba’di al-fuhousati at-tibbiyya.
We will run some medical tests.
سَنَأْخُذُ عَيِّنَةً مِنَ الدَّم.
Sa-na’khuzu ‘ayyinatan mina ad-dam.
We will take a blood sample.
إلْتَزِمْ بِأخْذِ الدَّواءِ في مواعيدِه.
Iltazim bi-akhzi ad-dawaa’i fee mawaa’eedih.
Take your medication on time.
Hope you get well soon.
Asking if someone is ok:
Sickness symptoms in Arabic (Diarrhea, vomiting, dizziness, fever, cramps, nausea, headache...):
Some important vocabulary about medicine and pharmacy in Arabic:
Healthy food, diet, losing weight, and maintaining weight vocabulary in Arabic:
And finally, what to say in Arabic when someone is sick, as in "Get well soon":
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