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For harrak and his foray in Colloquial Modern Arabic!

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in response to reader comment: الرد الفاعل على الذمي الجاهل- The effective reply, for the dimmi that don`t fly

Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Dec 18, 2006 at 17:22

My dear Harrak I'm always ready to learn some new Arabic word. You? you claim to know Arabic and it is clear to me that you do not and I call this chutzpah

you wrote

>Foul ..Wata3amiya (sic)

The word Fuul (feh waw lam) is transliterated as Fuul and not as your bogus foul and do you know what the word foul really means?

Fuul is baked braod beans and it is served with extra virgin olive oil, lemon and cumin and they are served in Lebanese eating places.

The word Wata3amiya I was not familiar with it and I had to consult:

Martin Hinds': "A Dictionary of Modern Egyptian Arabic (English-Arabic)" 1986

I could not find the word at first then I assumed that you are clueless in Arabic as usual and it is in actual fact two words:

1.Wa or and,

2. and Ta3miya (you tell your friend that there is a sukun above the the letter 3ayn so it is Ta3miya and not Ta3amya as you claim and it is another form of felafel/falafel where chick peas are replaced by fava beans. And the word ta3miya is used in Cairo and Upper Egypt. In Alexandria the word falafel is used but it also contains the fava beans and not the chick peas.

This is not an Arabic word. It is not a Greek word either. I will check my Syriac and Egyptian/Coptic dictionaries and stay tuned. I guess I did learn something new today.

And no it is not Taymiya it is ibn Taymiyya as there is a shadda above the yeh! Your bogus Arabic has no limits


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