Fully revised and expanded, this dictionary presents 6,500 words commonly needed by foreigners speaking Arabic in Egypt. Arabic words are written in a clear and consistent transcription system, plurals are given for all nouns, plurals and feminine forms are provided for all adjectives, and past tenses are given for all verbs.
Virginia Stevens, an instructor of English as a Foreign Language at the American University in Cairo, has taught foreign languages for twenty-seven years. Maurice Salib has taught spoken and written Arabic at the American University in Cairo and the University of California at Berkeley. He is the author of Spoken Arabic of Cairo (AUC Press, 1981).