What are words worth?
Difficult question eh? Fortunately the Tom Tom Club answered it for us in the absolute classic Wordy Rappinghood.
Finding the right words is not easy. I already have trouble expressing myself clearly in my maternal language, so you can
imagine how difficult it is to make myself understood when speaking darija. I have difficulty distinguishing the dental and velar consonants; I already learned a long time ago that it’s not necessarily a romantic thing to say ‘mon coeur’ in darija to someone you feel strongly about if your ‘qaaf’ sounds like a ‘kaaf’.
Here is a pronounciation drill which helps you to choose your words wisely.
kelb qelb !