أبو كعاب

English translation: mumps

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Arabic term or phrase:أبو كعاب/النكاف
English translation:mumps
Entered by: Nesrin

13:50 Oct 30, 2006
Arabic to English translations [PRO]
Slang / Lebanese slang
Arabic term or phrase: أبو كعاب
Unfortunately, I have no context to give clues. Is anybody familiar with the term?

Thanks in advance.
Noha Kamal, PhD.
Local time: 17:22
mumps
Explanation:
I think that's it.

النكاف (أبو كعاب)
http://www.darebin.vic.gov.au/page/page.asp?Page_Id=947&h=0

النكاف، Mumps، هو عدوى فيروسية تصيب الغدّد اللعابية.
http://ar.wikipedia.org/wiki/نكاف

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Note added at 7 mins (2006-10-30 13:58:05 GMT)
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Fayez is right - I think it's usually called أبو كعب (That's what the internet suggests anyway, personally I never heard the name before!)

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Note added at 12 mins (2006-10-30 14:02:47 GMT) Post-grading
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معلش يا ستي كلّفتك كم نقطة
:o)
Happy Eid to you!
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Nesrin
United Kingdom
Local time: 15:22
Grading comment
Exactly, Nesrin. I was about to close the question just as you answered. The points are yours anyway. Happy Eid :D
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mumps


Explanation:
I think that's it.

النكاف (أبو كعاب)
http://www.darebin.vic.gov.au/page/page.asp?Page_Id=947&h=0

النكاف، Mumps، هو عدوى فيروسية تصيب الغدّد اللعابية.
http://ar.wikipedia.org/wiki/نكاف

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Note added at 7 mins (2006-10-30 13:58:05 GMT)
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Fayez is right - I think it's usually called أبو كعب (That's what the internet suggests anyway, personally I never heard the name before!)

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Note added at 12 mins (2006-10-30 14:02:47 GMT) Post-grading
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معلش يا ستي كلّفتك كم نقطة
:o)
Happy Eid to you!

Nesrin
United Kingdom
Local time: 15:22
Native speaker of: Arabic
PRO pts in category: 16
Grading comment
Exactly, Nesrin. I was about to close the question just as you answered. The points are yours anyway. Happy Eid :D

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Fayez Roumieh: Parotitis وأيضا
1 min

agree  sandouk
5 hrs
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