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Arabic term or phrase:ملاّكي
English translation:private
Entered by: Dikran
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05:48 Dec 21, 2003
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Arabic term or phrase: ملاكي
السيارةالمتسببة في الحادث تحمل رقم ******* ملاكي القاهرة
Local time: 03:33
If I am not mistaken, I believe it means the vehicle is privately owned and is used for private purposes.
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Fuad Yahya
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1 min   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +14

If I am not mistaken, I believe it means the vehicle is privately owned and is used for private purposes.

Fuad Yahya
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic, Native in EnglishEnglish
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agree  Awad Balaish
5 mins

agree  Alaa Zeineldine: In fact, the old license plates carried the French translation "Prive Caire" for ملاكي القاهرة
6 mins

agree  Mona Helal
45 mins

agree  R Farhat: Private, "Mallaki" used in Egypt for Private. In other Arab states the word "touristic" stands for "private" in term of vehicles ownership. Hence used: ملاكي، سياحي، خاص
2 hrs

agree  AhmedAMS: Yes, It could be any type of vehicles as long as it is for PRIVATE purposes but it could be owned by more than one person. Vehicles owned by companies will be registered as private as well.
3 hrs

agree  xxxGharbeia
4 hrs

agree  xxxSpring2007
6 hrs

agree  Mohamd Suleiman: ملاكي is also used in Sudan for a private passenger car versus taxi. In Saudi Arabia they say خصوصي
11 hrs

agree  Abdelazim Abdelazim
11 hrs

agree  Ahmed Ismail
12 hrs

agree  Saleh Ayyub
14 hrs

agree  Nado2002
14 hrs

agree  ghassan al-Alem
1 day 12 hrs

agree  radwa abdel ghany
3 days 40 mins
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39 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
cairo register

this is to be able categorize cars by city issuing registration

Local time: 10:33
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic
PRO pts in pair: 12
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