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ماء الحوارى

English translation: Chalk water / Limewater

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Arabic term or phrase:ماء الحوارى
English translation:Chalk water / Limewater
Entered by: Tharaa Hafez
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22:04 Oct 16, 2002
Arabic to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
Arabic term or phrase: ماء الحوارى
كانوا يتعلمون اولا الالف المكتوبة على ورقة أو لوح كرتون مشكوك في عود ، أو على رق تنك يكتبون عليه بماء الحوارى
I know that الحوارى is chalk but about ماء الحوارى ?
Thanks in advance for your help.
Tharaa Hafez
Egypt
Local time: 19:40
chalk water
Explanation:
also hyphenated "chalk-water". Limewater is an alternative.
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Ali Darwish
Australia
Local time: 03:40
Grading comment
Thank you Mr. Ali .

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5 +2chalk waterAli Darwish


  

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chalk water


Explanation:
also hyphenated "chalk-water". Limewater is an alternative.

Ali Darwish
Australia
Local time: 03:40
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in ArabicArabic
PRO pts in pair: 49
Grading comment
Thank you Mr. Ali .

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agree  Fuad Yahya
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