What’s your name? – Shoo ismak? (to a man) Shoo ismich? (To a woman)
When it is said fast, it may sound like ‘shismak?’
My name is Adam. – Ismee Adam.
What’s your family name? – Shoo ism aa’ilatak (to a man) Shoo ism aa’ilatich?
My family name is al Muhairi – Ism aa’ilati al Muhairi.
(The Arab naming system is to have a your first name followed by your father’s name, grandfather’s name and often your great grandfather’s name. You may then also have a family name at the end. )
What’s her name? – Shoo isim-ha?
Her name is Maryam – Isim-ha Maryam.
What’s his name? – Shoo isma?
His name is Mahmoud – Isma Mahmoud.