"At the Doctor's" Vocabulary and Phrases in Arabic

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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عِنْدَ الطَّبيب

“’Inda At-tabeeb”

At the Doctor's


أنا مريض.

Anaa mareed.

I am sick.


بِمَ تَشْعُر؟

Bima tash’ur?

What are you feeling?


أشْعُرُ بِالدُّوار.

Ash’uru bi-d-duwaar.

I feel dizzy.


وأُعاني مِنَ الصُّداع.

Wa ‘u’aanee mina as-sudaa’.

I also have a headache.


وحَرارتي مُرْتَفِعَة.

Wa haraaratee murtafi’a.

And my temperature is high.


بَطْني يُؤْلِمُني.

Batnee yu’limunee.

My tummy hurts.


بَطْني يُؤْلِمُني.

Batnee yu’limunee.

My tummy hurts.


وأشْعُرُ بِالغَثَيان.

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.