أوضة

Egyptian ArabicEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Ottoman Turkish اوطه(oda).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

أوضة (ʔōḍaf (plural أوض(ʔuwaḍ) or إوض(ʔiwaḍ) or أوضات(ʔuḍāt))

  1. room (part of a building)
    فيه بنت قالتلك أنا ممكن أعيش معاك في أوضة وصالة بس؟‎‎
    fī bint ʔalitlak ʔana mumkin ʔaʕīš maʔāk fi ʔōḍa wi ṣāla bass?
    Has a girl ever told you "I could live with you just in a room and a hall?"
  2. suite (of furniture)
    إيه رأيك في الأوضة الخشب زان دي؟‎‎
    ē raʔyik fil-ʔōḍa l-ḵašab zān di?
    What do you think about this beechwood suite?

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ReferencesEdit

  • Spiro, Socrates (1895). An Arabic-English vocabulary of the colloquial Arabic of Egypt, containing the vernacular idioms and expressions, slang phrases, etc., etc., used by the native Egyptians Cairo: Al-Mokattam Printing Office.
  • Hinds, Martin; Badawi, El-Said (1986). A Dictionary of Egyptian Arabic Beirut: Librairie du Liban.

North Levantine ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ottoman Turkish اوطه(oda).

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

أوضة (ʾūḍaf (plural أوض(ʾuwaḍ))

  1. room

South Levantine ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ottoman Turkish اوطه(oda).

NounEdit

أوضة (ʔōḍaf (plural أوض(ʔuwaḍ))

  1. room
    Synonym: غرفة(ḡurfe)

See alsoEdit

  • أوضة النوم(ʔōḍt in-nōm, bedroom)
  • أوضة الصفرة(ʔōḍt iṣ-ṣufra, dining room)