In this article, we will see some useful Eid Al Adha vocabulary and expressions used in Morocco with prononciation in the last section.
Eid Al Adha in Moroccan Arabic :
Concenring this celebration, moroccans call it 3ID L AD7A ( Sacrifice Celebration ) or 3ID LKBIR ( The Big Celebration ).
3ID L FITR celebrated by muslims in the end of Ramadan is also called 3ID SGHIR ( The Small Celebration ) in Morocco. Both of the two celebrations, 3ID LKBIR and 3ID SGHIR, are the most important celebrations in Morocco as a muslim country.
How to wish a Happy Celebration to Moroccans ?
When moroccans meet each other during the celebration day and even some days before and after the celebration, to wish a happy eid to each other, they say :
MABROUK L 3ID : Blessed celebration.
You may also hear the standard arabic version, 3ID MOBARAK SA3ID : Happy Blessed Celebration.
You may hear : MABROUK L 3WACHER : Blessed celebration.
The word 3WACHER, in this context, means Celebration like the word 3ID ( Can also means a Happy and Religious event… ).
The answer is : ALLAH YBAREK FIK : May God Bless you.
You may also hear as an answer : T3AYED W T3AWED INCHALLAH : you celebrate and you do it again on god’s will.
Prononciation of Words and Expressions :
3ID L AD7A (3I-D L A-D-7A )
3ID LKBIR (3I-D L – K-BI-R )
7AWLI (L-7A-W-LI ) = Sheep
KHROUF (KH-ROU-F ) = Sheep
3ID L FITR (3I-D L FI-T-R )
3ID SGHIR (3I – D S-GHI-R )
MABROUK L 3ID (MA – B – ROU – K L 3I – D)
3ID MOBARAK SA3ID (3I-D MO-BA-RA-K SA-3I-D)
MABROUK L 3WACHER (MA – B – ROU – K L 3-WA-CHER)
ALLAH YBAREK FIK (A-LLA-H Y-BA-REK FI-K)
T3AYED W T3AWED (T-3A-YED – W- T-3A-WED)
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