Adverb Examples in Arabic


You might’ve seen our article regarding Arabic adjectives (link), so it’s only natural that we should show an example or two of what an adverb in Arabic is since the structure is used in everyday conversation. Moreover, it will help broaden your vocabulary and enable you to make more complex sentences. However, first we need to know what the role of adverbs is in the structure of Arabic grammar. Generally, they’re words that modify any part of language other than a noun. Adverbs can modify verbs, adjectives (including numbers), clauses, sentences and other adverbs.

Below is a list of adverbs of time, place, manner, and frequency in Arabic:

Adverbs Of Time

Yesterday in Arabic / Aams / أَمْس

Today in Arabic / Aleeawm / الْيَوْم

Tomorrow in Arabic / Ghada / غَدا

Now in Arabic / Alaan / الْآَن

Then in Arabic / Thom / ثُم

Later in Arabic / Feeemaa ba’d / فِيْمَا بَعْد

Tonight in Arabic / Hatheh allaeelah / هَذِه الْلَّيْلَة

Right now / Feee alwaqt alhaaleee / فِي الْوَقْت الْحَالِي

Last night in Arabic / Laeelah aams / لَيْلَة أَمْس

This morning in Arabic / Hathaa alsabaah / هَذَا الْصَّبَاح

Next week in Arabic / Alaosbow’ almoqbel / الْأُسْبُوْع الْمُقْبِل

Already in Arabic / Saabeqaa / سَابِقَا

Recently in Arabic / Mo’akhara / مُؤَخَّرا

Lately in Arabic / Mo’akhara / مُؤَخَّرا   

Soon in Arabic / Qareeeba / قَرِيْبا

Immediately in Arabic / Fawraa / فَوْرَا

Still in Arabic / Laa eeazaal / لَا يَزَال

Yet in Arabic / Ba’d / بَعْد

Ago in Arabic / Month / مُنْذ

Adverbs Of Place

Here in Arabic / Honaa / هُنَا

There in Arabic / honaak / هُنَاك

Over there in Arabic / Honaak / هُنَاك

Everywhere in Arabic / Feee kol makaan / فِي كُل مَكَان

Anywhere in Arabic / Feee aaee makaan / فِي أَي مَكَان

Nowhere in Arabic / Laa makaan / لَا مَكَان

Home in Arabic / Monazal / مُنَزَّل

Away in Arabic / ba’eeeda / بَعِيْدا

Out in Arabic / Khaarej / خَارِج

Adverbs Of Manner

Very in Arabic / Jadaa / جَدَّا

Quite in Arabic / Tamaamaa / تَمَامَا

Pretty in Arabic / Jameeel / جَمِيْل

Really in Arabic / Haqa / حَقّا

Fast in Arabic / Sareee’ / سَرِيْع

Well in Arabic / Jaeeed / جَيِّد

Hard in Arabic / Althaabet / الثَّابِت

Quickly in Arabic / Besor’ah / بِسُرْعَة

Slowly in Arabic / Bebot’ / بِبُطْء

Carefully in Arabic / Be’enaaeeah / بِعِنَايَة

Hardly in Arabic / Bealkaad / بِالْكَاد

Barely in Arabic / Bealkaad / بِالْكَاد

Mostly in Arabic / Feee alghaaleb / فِي الْغَالِب

Almost in Arabic / Taqreeban / تَقْرَيْبَا

Absolutely in Arabic / Eetlaqaa / إِطْلاقَا

Together in Arabic / Ma’aa / مَعَا

Alone in Arabic / Wahdahaa / وَحْدَهَا

Adverbs of frequency   

Always in Arabic / Daa’emaa / دَائِمَا

Frequently in Arabic / Katheeera / كَثِيْرا

Usually in Arabic / ‘aadah / عَادَة

Sometimes in Arabic / Aaheeaana / أَحْيَانا

Occasionally in Arabic / Aaheeaana / أَحْيَانا

Seldom in Arabic / Naaderaa maa / نَادِرَا مَا

Rarely in Arabic / Naadera / نَادِرا

Never in Arabic / Aabada / أَبَدا Once you’re done with Arabic adverbs, you might want to check the rest of our Arabic lessons. And never forget – practice makes perfect! So make sure you revise your lessons for maximum acqu

Gary Greer

Gary Greer was born and raised in the United States.  After an eight year stint in the U.S. Army in 1992, he attended Delaware State University to pursue his B.A. in English Communications to become a writer. Since then he has traveled the globe, living in the Europe and the Middle East, working for such prestigious organizations as the U.S. Army, NAPA Auto Parts, and AMIDEAST, and other well-known organizations, as well.  Gary came to Jordan in 2005, bringing with him a wealth of experience in the fields of Business and Education, and has since implemented and taught specialized English and Business training courses in the Business, Hospitality, Medical and Legal sectors throughout Jordan for TE Data, The Nuqul Group, The Ministry of Justice, The Ministry of Information and Communication Technology, UNRWA, and the Mövenpick and Kempinski Hotels, among others. Along with teaching, he has also pursued his dream of becoming a writer and has written and done the voice-over narration of two travel documentaries about Jordan for Seven Stars television worked as an editor for Family Flavours magazine and acted in television advertisements for USAID. He now works as a content writer for

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