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Arabic translation: Kulu Ma Arahu huwa nazaraat-i-l- ya'asoub el-khatifa

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09:11 May 22, 2001
English to Arabic translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: dragonfly glimpses
the dragonfly glimpses are all i see
Rachel
Arabic translation:Kulu Ma Arahu huwa nazaraat-i-l- ya'asoub el-khatifa
Explanation:
This sounds like a story or a naarative version of a book. This could be the best translation in this context.
Hope that helps.
boushra
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Boushra Ezzideen
Belgium
Local time: 19:56
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Thankyou for replying, it was most helpful. My apologies with regards to the lack of context provided!
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naلمحات اليعاسيبFuad Yahya
naKulu Ma Arahu huwa nazaraat-i-l- ya'asoub el-khatifa
Boushra Ezzideen
na?????... some context or clarification might be usefulshfranke


  

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?????... some context or clarification might be useful


Explanation:
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Local time: 10:56
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My apologies with regards to the lack of context provided.

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Comment: My apologies with regards to the lack of context provided.

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Kulu Ma Arahu huwa nazaraat-i-l- ya'asoub el-khatifa


Explanation:
This sounds like a story or a naarative version of a book. This could be the best translation in this context.
Hope that helps.
boushra

Boushra Ezzideen
Belgium
Local time: 19:56
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 36
Grading comment
Thankyou for replying, it was most helpful. My apologies with regards to the lack of context provided!

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1 hr
لمحات اليعاسيب


Explanation:
Pronounced: LAMHAT Al-YA’ASEEB

This is a literal translation, subject to context-based editing.

YA’ASEEB is the plural of YA’SOOB, which, according to Al-Munjid, has three meanings:

1. Dragonfly
2. Male bee
3. Any member of the insect order Odonata or suborder Anisoptera

The term originally meant “leader”. For instance, Shi’i praise recitations for Ali ibn abi Talib refer to him as

يعسوب الدين وقائد الغر الميامين

YA’SOOB AL-DEEN WA QA’ID AL-GHURR AL-MAYAMEEN

The only reference I could find for “dragonfly glimpses” is in a lyric by Eric Hammer. Here is an excerpt:

http://www.morssyphilitica.com/lyrics.htm

From the Mors Syphilitica CD “Primrose” (1998)
Lyrics © 1998 Eric Hammer

“SPINNING ON RIBBON
Rose and peach
Grows ripe in your eyes
With dragonfly glimpses
...”

What the lyricist really meant is, of course, for him to decide.

And yes, please give us more context.

Fuad


    Al-Munjid, Al-Mawrid
    American Heritage Dictionary
Fuad Yahya
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic, Native in EnglishEnglish
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