بيرة

See also: بیرە

ArabicEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian birra.

NounEdit

بِيرَة (bīraf

  1. beer

DeclensionEdit

See alsoEdit


Egyptian ArabicEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian birra but also possibly from Greek μπίρα (bíra) or Ottoman Turkish bira.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

بيرة (bīraf (plural بيرات(birāt))

  1. beer
    ياما حلا البيرة فى عز الحار
    yā máḥla l-bīra fi ʿizz il-ḥarr.
    How nice it is to have beer when it is really hot.
  2. (obsolete) beer shop

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Spiro, Socrates, “بيرة”, in An Arabic-English Vocabulary of the Colloquial Arabic of Egypt, First edition, Cairo: Al-Mokattam Printing Office, 1895
  • Hinds, Martin; Badawi, El-Said, A Dictionary of Egyptian Arabic, Beirut: Librairie du Liban, 1986

Moroccan ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian birra.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /biːr.ra/
  • (file)

NounEdit

بيرة (bīrraf (plural بيرات(bīrrāt))

  1. beer