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60 [sixty]

At the bank


‫60 [ستون]‬

‫في المصرف‬


I would like to open an account.
‫أريد أن أفتح حساباً.‬
arid 'an 'aftah hsabaan.
Here is my passport.
‫إليك جواز سفري.‬
'iilik jawaz safri.
And here is my address.
‫وهذا هو عنواني.‬
whadha hu eunwani.
I want to deposit money in my account.
‫أريد أن أودع نقوداً في حسابي.‬
arid 'an 'awdae nqwdaan fi hasabi.
I want to withdraw money from my account.
‫أريد أن أسحب نقوداً من حسابي.‬
arid 'an 'ashab nqwdaan min hasabi.
I want to pick up the bank statements.
‫أريد أن أستلم بياناتي المصرفية.‬
arid 'an 'astalim bianati almasrafiata.
I want to cash a traveller’s cheque / traveler’s check (am.).
‫أريد أن أصرف شيكاً سياحياً.‬
arid 'an 'asraf shykaan syahyaan.
What are the fees?
‫كم هي الرسوم ؟‬
km hi alrusum ?
Where should I sign?
‫أين أوقع ؟‬
ayn 'awqae ?
I’m expecting a transfer from Germany.
‫إني أنتظر حوالة من ألمانيا.‬
'iini 'antazir hawalatan min 'almania.
Here is my account number.
‫هذا هو رقم حسابي.‬
hdha hu raqm hasabia.
Has the money arrived?
‫هل وصلت النقود ؟‬
hl wasalat alnuqud ?
I want to change money.
‫أريد أن أبدل هذه النقود.‬
arid 'an 'abadal hadhih alnuqud.
I need US-Dollars.
‫إني بحاجة إلى دولار أميركي.‬
'iini bihajat 'iilaa dular 'amirki.
Could you please give me small notes / bills (am.)?
‫من فضلك، إعطني أوراقاً نقدية صغيرة.‬
mn fidalik, 'iietini awraqaan naqdiat saghiratan.
Is there a cashpoint / an ATM (am.)?
‫أين هو أقرب صراف آلي ؟‬
ayn hu 'aqrab siraf ali ?
How much money can one withdraw?
‫كم المبلغ الذي يمكن سحبه ؟‬
km almablagh aldhy ymkn sahbuh ?
Which credit cards can one use?
‫ما هي البطاقات الائتمانية التي يمكن استعمالها؟‬
ma hi albitaqat alaitimaniat alty ymkn aistiemalha?

Does a universal grammar exist?

When we learn a language, we also learn its grammar. When children learn their native language, this happens automatically. They don't notice that their brain is learning various rules. Despite this, they learn their native language correctly from the beginning. Given that many languages exist, many grammar systems exist too. But is there also a universal grammar? Scientists have been studying this for a long time. New studies could provide an answer. Because brain researchers have made an interesting discovery. They had test subjects study grammar rules. These subjects were language school students. They studied Japanese or Italian. Half of the grammar rules were totally fabricated. However, the test subjects didn't know that. The students were presented with sentences after studying. They had to assess whether or not the sentences were correct. While they were working through the sentences, their brains were analyzed. That is to say, the researchers measured the activity of the brain. This way they could examine how the brain reacted to the sentences. And it appears that our brain recognizes grammar! When processing speech, certain brain areas are active. The Broca Center is one of them. It is located in the left cerebrum. When the students were faced with real grammar rules, it was very active. With the fabricated rules on the other hand, the activity decreased considerably. So it could be that all grammar systems have the same basis. Then they would all follow the same principles. And these principles would be inherent in us…

Guess the language!

Bulgarian is counted among the South Slavic languages. About 10 million people speak Bulgarian. The majority of those people, of course, live in Bulgaria. Bulgarian is spoken in other countries as well, however. Among those are Ukraine and Moldova. Bulgarian is one of the oldest documented Slavic languages. It has many specific features too. The similarity to Albanian and Romanian is striking.

These languages are not Slavic languages. There are many parallels nevertheless. Therefore, all of these languages are also denoted as Balkan languages. They have a lot in common, although they are not related to each other. Bulgarian verbs can take on many forms. There is also no infinitive in Bulgarian. If you want to learn this interesting language you will soon discover many new things!


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