Lesbian, butch, dyke

16:51 Jan 14, 2013
English to Arabic translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: Lesbian, butch, dyke
I need to know the slang terms common in Egyptian & Levantine dialects for Lesbian, Butch, or Dyke. I am doing a translation of slang (offensive words, unfortunately) from American English to dialect Arabic.

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3سحاقية، مسترجلة، مثلية، شاذة

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lesbian, butch, dyke
سحاقية، مسترجلة، مثلية، شاذة

I don't think there is a common slang word for this. From my experience, I've only seen people either use standard terms or indicate that she's attracted to women "تبعت بنات" or "بتحب بنات"

Note added at 46 mins (2013-01-14 17:37:47 GMT)

Many people actually just sound out the term "lesbian" "ليزبيان"

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