some somaali words in arabic compiled by Alfurqaan arabic

English = Word Somali = Kalmad Arabic = كَلِمَةٌ

English = Cup Somali = Koob/Finjaan Arabic = فِنْجانٌ / كوبٌ

English = Plate Somali = Saxni Arabic = صَحْنٌ

English = Socks Somali = Sharabaad (Northern Dialect) Arabic = جَوارِب/ شَوْرابات

English = Obedience Somali = Daacadnimo Arabic = طاعَةٌ

English = To knock (I.e He knocked on the door) Somali = Garaac (Albaabkuu Garaacey) Arabic = قَرَعَ – قَرَعَ البابَ English = Limit / Boundary
Somali = Xad
Arabic = حَدٌّ

English = Border
Somali = Xudduud
Arabic = حُدود

English = Morning
Somali = Subax
Arabic = الصُّبْحُ

English = Hope
Somali = Rajo’
Arabic = الرَّجاءُ

English = To use
Somali = Isticmaal
Arabic = اِسْتِعْمالٌ

English = Car
Somali = Baabuur (also used: Gaadhi)
Arabic: بابور This word means car in Yemen and in some areas of Libya it means train.

English = Defend or Defense
Somali = Difaac
Arabic = دِفاعٌ

English = Wipe
Somali = Masax
Arabic = مَسْحٌ

English = A deceiver / A betrayer
Somali = Khaa’in
Arabic = خائِنٌ

English = Betrayal / Treachery / Deception
Somali = Khiyaanimo
Arabic = خِيانَةٌ

English = Workshop
Somali = Warshad
Arabic = وَرْشَةٌ

English = Stairs / Steps / Ladder
Somali = Jaranjaro iyo (and) Sallaan
Arabic = سُلَّم

English = Drunkenness
Somali = Sakhraanimo
Arabic = سَكْرانٌ

English = Intoxicant
Somali = Khamri
Arabic = خَمْرٌ

English = Doorstep
Somali = Catabad
Arabic = عَتَبَةٌ

English = Breathe
Somali = Neefsasho
Arabic = تَنَفَّسُ

English = Memorize / Preserve
Somali = Xifdi
Arabic = الحِفْظُ

English = Sin / Crime
Somali = Danbi
Arabic = ذَنْبٌ

English = Right (I.e That which is due)
Somali = Xaq
Arabic = حَقٌّ

English = Wrong / Incorrect / Mistake
Somali = Khalad
Arabic = غَلَط

English = Correct / Right
Somali = Sax
Arabic = صَحْ

English = Wisdom
Somali = Xikmad
Arabic = الحِكْمَةُ

English = Store / Shop
Somali = Dukaan
Arabic = دُكّانٌ

English = Description / Trait / Characteristic
Somali = Sifad
Arabic = صِفَةٌ

English = Impurity / Filth
Somali = Najaasad
Arabic = نَجاسَةٌ

English = Doubt
Somali = Shakki
Arabic = الشَّكُّ

English = Situation / Circumstance
Somali = Xaalad
Arabic = حال / حالَةٌ

English = Opportunity
Somali = Fursad
Arabic = فُرْصَةٌ

English = Passionate love
Somali = Caashaq
Arabic = عِشْقٌ

English = Free
Somali = Bilaash
Arabic = بِلاش * Not used in classical Arabic

English = Store/Shop
Somali = Dukaan
Arabic = دُكانٌ

English = Market
Somali = Suuq
Arabic = السُّوقُ

English = Company / Enterprise
Somali = Sharikad
Arabic = شَرِكَةٌ

English = Ministry
Somali = Wisaarada
Arabic = وِزارَةٌ

English = To change
Somali = Badal
Arabic = بَدَل

English = Rest
Somali = Raaxo
Arabic = راحَةٌ

English = Minute
Somali = Daqiiqad
Arabic = دَقيقَةٌ

English = Origin
Somali = Asal
Arabic = أصْلٌ

English = Week
Somali = Usbuuc
Arabic = أُسْبوعٌ

English = Year
Somali = Sanad
Arabic = سَنَةٌ

English = Test
Somali = Imtixaan
Arabic = اِمْتِحانٌ

English = Board (black/white board)
Somali = Sabuurad
Arabic = سَبُّورَةٌ

English = scissors
Somali = Maqas
Arabic = مِقَصٌّ

English = Ruler (measuring tool)
Somali = Masdarad
Arabic = مِسطَرَةٌ

English = Meaning
Somali = Macne
Arabic = مَعْنَى

English = Miracle
Somali = Mucjizad
Arabic = مُعْجِزَةٌ

English = A trust
Somali = Amaanad
Arabic = أمانَةٌ

English = Scale
Somali = Miizaan
Arabic = ميزانٌ

English = Charity
Somali = Sadaqad
Arabic = صَدَقَةٌ

English = Think / A thought or idea
Somali = Fikir / Fikrad
Arabic = فِكْرَةٌ/ فَكِّرْ

English = Mathematics
Somali = Xisaab
Arabic = الحِسابُ

English = But
Somali = Laakiin
Arabic = لَكِنْ

English = Worn out
Somali = Baali
Arabic = بالٍ

English = Trial/Tribulation/Affliction/Misfortune/Calamity
Somali = Balaayo
Arabic = بَلْيَةٌ/ بَلاءٌ/ بَلايا

English = To want / To desire / To hope
Somali = Damac
Arabic = طَمَع

English = Flaw/Shame
Somali = Ceeb
Arabic = عَيْبٌ

English = Dinner
Somali = Casho
Arabic = عَشاء

English = Lunch
Somali = Qado
Arabic = غَداء

English = Ignorance
Somali = Jahli
Arabic = الجَهْلُ

English = All/Every
Somali = Kulli
Arabic = كُلُّ

English = Concern / Worry
Somali = Walwal
Arabic = وَلْوَل

English = Enemy
Somali = Cadow
Arabic = العَدُو

English = A State (i.e. Government)
Somali = Dowlad
Arabic = دَوْلَةٌ

English = Mercy
Somali = Raxmad
Arabic = الرَّحْمَةُ

English = Tea
Somali = Shaah
Arabic = شاي

English = Sword
Somali = Seef
Arabic = سَيْفٌ

English = Light (I.e. Not heavy)
Somali = Khafiif
Arabic = خَفيفٌ

English = Reason
Somali = Caqli
Arabic = العَقْلُ

English = Onion
Somali = Basal
Arabic = بَصَلٌ

English = Grape
Somali = Cinab (Northern Dialect) Canab (Southern Dialect)
Arabic = عَنَبٌ

English = Pride/Arrogrance
Somali = Kibir
Arabic = الكِبْرُ

English = A Grave
Somali = Qabri
Arabic = قَبْرٌ

English = Coffee
Somali = Bun
Arabic = بُنّ

English = Respect
Somali = Ixtiraam
Arabic = اِحْتِرامٌ

* The following word is used in many languages…
Icelandic = Sykur
Italian = Zucchero
Arabic = سُكَرٌ
Esperanto = Sukero
Estonian = Suhkur
Galician = Azucre
Georgian = Sugar
Gujarati = Sugara
Haitian Creole = Sugar
Bulgarian = Zakhar
Catalan = Sucre
Cebuano = asukar
Croatian = šećer
Czech = cukr
Danish = Sukker
Dutch = suiker
Ukranian = tsukor
Albanian = Sheqer
Armenian = Shak’ar
Azerbaijani = şəkər
Basque = azukre
Belarusan = cukar
Bosnian = šećer
Norwegian = sukker
Slovakian = cukor
Spanish = azúcar
Russian = Sakhar
Swahili = Sukari
Swedish = Socker
Turkish = şeker
English = Sugar
Somali = Sonkor
German = Zucker
French = Sucre
Finnish = Sokeri

courtesy ; http://www.twitter.com/AlFurqanArabic

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