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05:31 Apr 20, 2001
Arabic to English translations [Non-PRO]
Arabic term or phrase: WAG-GIF, MAN-TIGAH, MAM-NU\'AH
RECEIVED THIS FROM MY SUPERVISOR (A MALE) .... THE SUBJECT OF HIS EMAIL IS "QUOTE OF THE DAY". HE IS CURRENTLY IN SAUDI ARABIA AND I THINK HE'S JUST HAVING FUN WITH ME .... BUT I HAVEN'T A CLUE OF THE ARABIC LANGUAGE.
JENNIFER
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naStop. A Restricted Area.Fuad Yahya
naStop. A Restricted Area.Fuad Yahya


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Stop. A Restricted Area.


Explanation:
He is either trying to get you interested in learning Arabic or is practicing his Arabic on you. Sound like fun.

Fuad


    Standard Arabic.
Fuad Yahya
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 2542

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Stop. A Restricted Area.


Explanation:
In my previous post, I characterized the expression as "standard Arabic." That was an error. I should have said, "substandard Arabic." It is colloquial Saudi Arabian.

Fuad

Fuad Yahya
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 2542

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