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Arabic translation: مليكي

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English term or phrase:my king
Arabic translation:مليكي
Entered by: Fuad Yahya
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11:09 Aug 2, 2001
English to Arabic translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: my king
a person
Louise
مليكي أو ملكي
Explanation:
The two suggestions above are pronounced:

MALEEKEE (stress on the second syllable, short A).

MALIKEE (stress on the first syllable, short A, short I).

These are rather literal translation, of which I prefer the first. The second sounds too stiff.

My mother would sometimes call my father TAJ RASI
تاج رأسي

which literally means "crown on my head." The idea is that with him, she feels like a queen. He liked that.

If the expression you are seeking is strictly for addressing the person, not for referring to him in the third person, and you are looking for a mock-formal expression, I would suggest AYYUHALMALIK
أيها الملك

which is a high-register expression for "O King."

Of course, you can also say, YA SAHIB AL-JALALA
يا صاحب الجلالة

"Your Majesty."

Fuad
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Fuad Yahya
Grading comment
Many thanks for your answer. It was especially helpful to have the pronounciation also.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
na +1maleekeeRaghad
na +1مليكي أو ملكيFuad Yahya
nasorryRaghad
namalekeyacine


  

Answers


6 mins
maleke


Explanation:
You can say it to a king or to someone you like
Yacine


yacine
Local time: 01:41
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 51
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2 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
مليكي أو ملكي


Explanation:
The two suggestions above are pronounced:

MALEEKEE (stress on the second syllable, short A).

MALIKEE (stress on the first syllable, short A, short I).

These are rather literal translation, of which I prefer the first. The second sounds too stiff.

My mother would sometimes call my father TAJ RASI
تاج رأسي

which literally means "crown on my head." The idea is that with him, she feels like a queen. He liked that.

If the expression you are seeking is strictly for addressing the person, not for referring to him in the third person, and you are looking for a mock-formal expression, I would suggest AYYUHALMALIK
أيها الملك

which is a high-register expression for "O King."

Of course, you can also say, YA SAHIB AL-JALALA
يا صاحب الجلالة

"Your Majesty."

Fuad

Fuad Yahya
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 7167
Grading comment
Many thanks for your answer. It was especially helpful to have the pronounciation also.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  DINA MOHAMED
11 hrs
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2 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
maleekee


Explanation:
the king: al-malek (lek sounds like tec) الملك
my king: malekee (like key) ملكي
or:
maleekee (long ees) مليكي
O my king: ya malekee or ya maleekee
يا ملكي
or:
يا مليكي



Raghad
Local time: 02:41
PRO pts in pair: 160

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  DINA MOHAMED
10 hrs
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2 hrs
sorry


Explanation:
sorry for the repetition Louise, but it happened that I did not see Fuad’s answer when submitted mine.


Raghad
Local time: 02:41
PRO pts in pair: 160
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