How to say "about" or "approximately" in Egyptian Arabic

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Asma Wahba

How to say "about" or "approximately" in Egyptian Arabic

الدولار بخمسة جنية تقريبا

تقريبا مش الشارع اللي جاي ده بس اللي بعده

كيلو طماطم بحوالي خمسة جنية

امبارح انا وصلت حوالي الساعة خمسة

انا هاعدي عليك بكرا على عشرة

Today you’re going to learn how to say about or approximately in colloquial Egyptian Arabic.

  • About/approximately

Sample sentences:

  • I have about $100.
  • I'll see you at about six o'clock.
  • It's about 50 miles from here.

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