Nazley’s Arabic Fruit and Vegetable Terminology List


Apple – tofah
Apricot – mshmsh
Artichoke – karshof
Asparagus – helion
Avocado – avocado
Banana – mawz
Bean- fasolyaa
Beet – bangr
Broccoli – brokly
Cabbage – koronb
Carrot – gazr
Cauliflower – karnbeet
Celery – karafs
Cherry – karaz
Coconut – jawz alhend
Corn- dhorah
Cranberry – toot bary
Cucumber – kheyar
Date – balh
Eggplant – bazengan
Fennel – shmr
Figs- teen
Garlic – thom
Grape- enab
Grapefruit – Grape fruiy
Kiwi – kiwi
Leek- korath
Lemon – laymon
Lettuce – Khan
Mango – mango
Mushroom – fetr
Okra – bamyah
Onions – basl
Orange – bortkal
Peach – khoukh
Pear – komethra
Peas- bazelaa
Pepper – felfel
Persimmon -kaka
Pineapple – ananas
Plums – barqoq
Pomegranate – romman
Potato – batates
Pumpkin – yakteen
Radish – fegl
Spinach – sbanich
Strawberry – farwlah
Sweet melon – shamam
Tomato – tamatem
Watermelon – batekh
Zucchini – koosah

Submitted by: Nazley Ally

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