blowing raspberries

Arabic translation: تعفيط

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English term or phrase:blowing raspberries
Arabic translation:تعفيط
Entered by: Heba Hendawi

22:07 Nov 27, 2006
English to Arabic translations [PRO]
Other / Child care
English term or phrase: blowing raspberries
When the baby is four months, he/ she starts to blow raspberries as a means of communication.
I'm looking for the best Arabic term to explain this specific action of babies please.
Heba Hendawi
Local time: 18:49
تعفيط
Explanation:
جاء في منجد الأب لويس معلوف اليسوعي
عفط يعفط (بكسر الحد الثاني) أي ضرط بشفتيه
والكلمة مستعملة إلى يومنا هذا بنفس المعنى، حتى في اللهجات المحلية في كثير من بلاد العرب

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Note added at 31 mins (2006-11-27 22:38:19 GMT)
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ومن مصادر الفعل أيضاً العفط والعفيط والعفطان، والتعفيط هو صيغة المبالغة
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Fuad Yahya
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Thanks very much Fuad.
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تعفيط


Explanation:
جاء في منجد الأب لويس معلوف اليسوعي
عفط يعفط (بكسر الحد الثاني) أي ضرط بشفتيه
والكلمة مستعملة إلى يومنا هذا بنفس المعنى، حتى في اللهجات المحلية في كثير من بلاد العرب

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Note added at 31 mins (2006-11-27 22:38:19 GMT)
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ومن مصادر الفعل أيضاً العفط والعفيط والعفطان، والتعفيط هو صيغة المبالغة

Fuad Yahya
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 90
Grading comment
Thanks very much Fuad.
Notes to answerer
Asker: I'd have never find this term alone. Thanks again.

Asker: I'd have never" found." Sorry! It was just a typo.


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agree  Fayez Roumieh
1 hr

agree  Tahtawi Group
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