ايون

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Arabic[edit]

Noun[edit]

ايون (ʾayūnm

  1. alternative spelling of أَيُون(ʾayūn)

Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish اویون(oyun, game, entertainment).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ايون (ʾuyun or ʾuyinm (plural ايونات(ʾuyunāt or ʾuyināt))

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

References[edit]

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