فروري

23:53 Jun 17, 2018
Arabic to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
Arabic term or phrase: فروري
This is again from the same poem as mentioned in the previous questions. The full verse is as follows:


قال خطبت لك عروسه * مهرها عشرين فروري

Here the poet's father is telling him that he has found a bride for him for a dower of twenty [something]?

Your help is much appreciated!

Thank you!
Taha Shoeb
India
Local time: 11:47


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3Rhyming word
Muhammad Hosny


  

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1 day 19 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
Rhyming word


Explanation:
The poet trails the verse with this word for rhyming purposes only, I claim.

I guess the dowry of the proposed bride is meagre and is not worth mentioning.

Bride for you! said daddy...with a dowry of twenty

I hope this helps.



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Note added at 1 day 19 hrs (2018-06-19 19:39:48 GMT)
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"Daddy" seems a little bit improper in this context.

More literary English adaptation below.

I have a bride for you! He said

With a dowry of twenty to wed!



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Note added at 1 day 19 hrs (2018-06-19 19:43:44 GMT)
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"To wed" here is to celebrate the poet's wedding.

Muhammad Hosny
Local time: 08:17
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic
PRO pts in category: 8
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