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GLOSSARY ENTRY (DERIVED FROM QUESTION BELOW)
English term or phrase:quilt
Arabic translation:اللحاف
Entered by: AhmedAMS
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15:22 Jan 24, 2002
English to Arabic translations [Non-PRO]
/ upholstery
English term or phrase: quilt
my grandmother stiched together a quilt that was very beautiful. It remains on my bed today, each patch relating a different story. the quilt is becoming a lost art, hardly anyone takes the time to sew patches of cloth together to create a larger, denser sheet anymore. (there is a book i'm am looking for which is titled 'the quilt' in arabic. I'm looking for the word so as to find the book.)
jason komro
اللحاف
Explanation:
اللحاف which is pronounced ALLAHAF.


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Note added at 2002-03-02 10:03:42 (GMT)
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AhmedAMS
Russian Federation
Local time: 19:58
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Summary of answers provided
4 +4اللحافAhmedAMS
5 +2الحاف أو الدِثار أو الجودل
Saleh Ayyub


  

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14 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +4
اللحاف


Explanation:
اللحاف which is pronounced ALLAHAF.


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Note added at 2002-03-02 10:03:42 (GMT)
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Any comments from the asker?

AhmedAMS
Russian Federation
Local time: 19:58
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 1243
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Alaa Zeineldine
1 hr
  -> Thank you Alaa

agree  Mona Helal
5 hrs
  -> Thank you Mona

agree  xxxhail69: good
6 hrs
  -> Thank you Hail69

agree  Rosaline
46 days
  -> Thank you
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7 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +2
الحاف أو الدِثار أو الجودل


Explanation:
In formal Arabic we call it أو الدِثار اللحاف and it is pronounced as "Aldithar" or "Allehaf" for the second proposed answer in which I agree with the other team. In some dialects it is called or referred to as جودل AND it is pronounced as "Joudal"

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Note added at 2002-01-24 23:16:51 (GMT)
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Furthermore, quilt means also (as per Al-Mawrid Al-Quareeb) : (1) لِحاف (2) مُضرَّبة

Saleh Ayyub
New Zealand
Local time: 04:58
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 953

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Fuad Yahya: So far, MUDHARRABA (pl. MUDHARRABAT) is the closest I have come across, though not an exact match.
19 hrs
  -> Thanks Sir

agree  Rosaline
46 days
  -> Thanks ..
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