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Arabic term or phrase:jaysh
English translation:army
Entered by: Chris Hopley
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15:17 Jun 30, 2003
Arabic to English translations [Non-PRO]
Arabic term or phrase: jaysh
I am told that 'jaysh' is the Arabic for 'army' and a quick Google reveals lots of militia links. Can anyone confirm?

Apologies for the transliteration, but I am not a scholar of Arabic, just editing a text that includes numerous Arabic terms.

Thanks for any help!
Chris Hopley
Local time: 15:02
You got it right, Chris.
Army, is what it is.
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Yasser El Helw
Local time: 15:02
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Thanks for the confirmation!
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4 +7You got it right, Chris.Yasser El Helw



11 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +7
You got it right, Chris.

Army, is what it is.

Yasser El Helw
Local time: 15:02
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic, Native in EnglishEnglish
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Alaa Zeineldine
47 mins

agree  Fuad Yahya
1 hr

agree  Abdelkhakim Odekh: yes Jaysh it means army
4 hrs

agree  Sami Khamou
7 hrs

agree  Mohamd Suleiman
1 day16 hrs

agree  sandouk
3 days5 hrs

agree  AhmedAMS
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