جزمة

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Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish چزمه ‎(çizme, boot), Modern Turkish çizme.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

جزمة ‎(gázmaf ‎(plural جزم ‎(gízam) or جزمات ‎(gazmā́t))

  1. shoes (a pair)
    .انا عملت فى حياتى كل حاجة غلط ممكن تتخيلها الا انى ادوس على جزمة بيضة بتاعة واحد صاحبى
    ána ʿamálti fi ḥayā́ti kulli ḥā́ga ḡálaṭ múmkin titḵayyálha lla nn adū́s ʿála gázma bḗḍa bitā́ʿit wā́ḥid ṣáḥbi
    I have done every wrong thing in my life you could imagine, except for stepping on a friend's white shoes.
  2. (vulgar) associated with uncleanliness and impurity
    .دا ابن كلب عايز الضرب بستين جزمة
    da bni kalbi ʿayz iḍ-ḍarbi b-sittī́n gázma
    He is a son of a bitch and needs to be beaten with sixty shoes.
  3. (obsolete) boots (a pair)

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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.

Hijazi Arabic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Turkish چزمه ‎(çizme, boot), Modern Turkish çizme.

Noun[edit]

جزمة ‎(jazma)

  1. shoe