بيرة

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See also: بیرە

Arabic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian birra.

Noun[edit]

بِيرَة (bīraf

  1. beer

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Egyptian Arabic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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

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References[edit]

  • Spiro, Socrates (1895), “بيرة”, 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