ايون

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English ion.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ايون (ʾayūnm, plural ايونات‎ (ʾayūnāt)

  1. ion

Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish اويون (oyun, game, entertainment). Modern Turkish oyun.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ايون (ʾuyun or ʾuyinm, ايونات (ʾuyunāt or ʾuyināt) pl

  1. (backgammon) a win
  2. (vulgar) a fuck, or a lay

References[edit]

  • 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.