بطيخ

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Arabic[edit]

بَطِّيخ

Etymology[edit]

Related to Classical Syriac ܦܲܛܝܼܚܵܐ(paṭṭīḥā), Hebrew אֲבַטִּיחַ('avatíakh, ʾăḇaṭṭī́aḥ).

Noun[edit]

بِطِّيخ or بَطِّيخ (biṭṭīḵ or baṭṭīḵm (collective, singulative بِطِّيخَة(biṭṭīḵa) or بَطِّيخَة(baṭṭīḵa), plural بَطَاطِيخ(baṭāṭīḵ))

  1. melon, melons
  2. watermelon, watermelons

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Gulf Arabic[edit]

بَطِّيخ

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic بطيخ‎.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Kuwait) IPA(key): /bətˤːiːχ/

Noun[edit]

بطيخ (baṭṭīḵ) (collective, singulative بطيخة(baṭṭīḵa))

  1. cantaloupe, muskmelon
    شنو تحب اكثر، الرقي ولا البطيخ؟‎‎
    šinu tḥib akṯar, ir-raggi wila-lbaṭṭīḵ?
    What do you like more, watermelon or muskmelon?
    Synonym: شمام(šammām)
  2. unprofessional, bad, crappy
    المقاول هذا شغله بطيخ
    This contractor's job is crappy

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Hijazi Arabic[edit]

بَطِّيخ

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic بَطِّيخ(baṭṭīḵ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

بطيخ (baṭṭīḵ)

  1. watermelon, watermelons

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