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What is your favourite Arabic word?

What Arabic word do you hate?


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fav = mish mumkin (not possible), fil mish mish (no nothing), dowsha (noisey)
hate = malesh (no problem)

LOL looking at my favourite words you can tell I have a go at people and looking at my hate word you can see what people say back to me.
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I thought that fil mish mish was 'in apricots' which is a sort of equivalent of 'in your dreams' or 'when hell freezes over'. I use it a lot when it get proposals.

The one I hate is actually one of the nicest - insha allah. (God willing) Normally I would love it but I hate it when it is used to avoid giving an answer to a straight question.

PS: Keefy will be publishing a full English Arabic dictionary and useful phrases section as soon as I can finish formatting the thing. (It keeps going out of line and is taking for ever).

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Favorite word - LA for no and mash or mashy get smashed (OK) LOL

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fil mish mish - in your dreams (you know its how u say them in a sentance, which can make it different)

someone asks if they can see u tommorow and u say mumkin - Maybe

someone asks you for a cigarette they might say mumkin - can I

ley kidda - why like this ( I Like )
Alatool - direct ( got a nice sounding )

fackar - Change ( not Like )
ma fack - screwdriver ( not like )


Not Arabic but 2 things egyptians say which i HATE

1 - Hey English

2 - Can I Help

If I Was In The UK Maybe This Would Be OK, But Here In Luxor Half The Time Its Not What U Think..
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LOL at Keith

I hate that too - 'HEY ENGLISH'.
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How do I say'happy birthday gorgeous' :lol: :lol: :lol:

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I think its the same for happy christmas and happy birthday - happy feast etc. Please check with someone else though I could be wrong.

Koola senna wenta tyeb ya gamil (man)
Koola senna wenti tyeba ya gamila (woman)
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I think that means - all year you are well beautiful.

Kol seena - all year

Inta Tayeb - you are well

Gamilla - Beautiful

Used for just about everything.

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its my'friends' birthday on htursday and I want to send him a message! :lol: ;)

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T - yes its right - I have checked with someone.
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:lol: :lol: Thanks Claire.x

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DJKeefyâ„¢" fil mish mish - in your dreams (you know its how u say them in a sentance, which can make it different)

someone asks if they can see u tommorow and u say mumkin - Maybe

someone asks you for a cigarette they might say mumkin - can I

ley kidda - why like this ( I Like )
Alatool - direct ( got a nice sounding )

fackar - Change ( not Like )
ma fack - screwdriver ( not like )
I thought fackar means think...Ana fackar I'm thinking
and alatool continues ...mish mumkin impossible..anyway I guess these words can have several meanings :roll:
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Post by DJKeefy »

Its probably how ive typed it, the word sounds like F**Ker but with an A

and ma F**K - heheheheehe thats why i dont like em, sounds like they talking RUDE to u


Definitley Alatool is Direct
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hehehe...howze about mother facker...mama thinking['b] or mother F*****...hehehe!
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Post by Shareen »

birthday is eid milad (feast of birth)
Christmas is eid el milad (feast of THE birth)

so Happy Birthday is eid miladak (male) saeed
or for a female eid miladek saeeda

culla senna wenta tayeeb is a general "best wishes to you" type of thing.

if you want to say I wish you a happy birthday its....

batmanna eid miladak saeed

(I think)

Oh!! and my birthday is eid miladee

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:lol: :lol: Well Thank you Claire and Shareen! I have sent both greetings :lol: :lol:

I hope it does say that and nothing rude!!!!! :oops: :oops:

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I would personally like to take out and shoot who ever it was (obviously English) who thought it would be funny to teach half of Luxor to say 'Luverly Jubbly' :evil:

My favorite arabic word: 'Habibi/habiti

Least favorite: bukra

One day i might even learn some clean arabic...but im hell on wheels in the bedroom ;) :oops:

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Post by Connie Tindale »

Ba'ad bokra is even worse. I hate 'welcome to Alaska' too.

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Hey LL I like your avater...velly velly nice! :lol:
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