The official language of Palestine is Arabic, but English is widely spoken – especially in the major towns and cities. Hebrew, French, German and Spanish are also spoken by many Palestinians but to a lesser extent.
Here are a few useful words and phrases to get you started:
|Please||Min fadlak (to a man)|
|Min fadlik (to a woman)|
|What is your name?||Shoo ismek?|
|Excuse me||‘An iznek|
|What time is it?||Edesh el sa’aa?|
|I don’t speak Arabic||Ana laa ahkee Arabee|