As promised, here’s word list #2.
Min jadeed: From the beginning
Shaabi (adj.) – Poor
- Shaabi: Pronounced just like the English word “shabby” meaning: run-down, seedy, not up to par in quality, dilapidated
*Shaabi – Colloquial ‘Arabic, ‘Arabizi or ironic? :)
Habbah: Qit‘ah – piece
- Habbaat/Qita’ – pieces
- Li habbah – per piece
Min jid: Haqeeqatan – In reality, actually, in fact, really, etc…
Kateer: Katheer – A lot, much, many, etc.
Shoor(ee): Udkhul(ee) – Enter, get in!
Marra: Jiddan – Very
Sanfarah– Emery (nail file, emery board)
- The locals say mabrid or mibrid when referring to a nail file and sanfarah when referring to facial/body scrub (i.e. beauty product)
Shaambou: Saa-il lil Istihmaam – Shampoo
Shareehatu Lahm: Hamburghur – Hamburger
Shateerah: Sandweesh – Sandwich
I read this in the news… Low-slung jeans worn imitating US rap stars partially revealing the underwear are known in Saudi ‘Arabia as “tayyihni.”