جزمة

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See also: چزمه‎, حرمة‎, چرمه, and حزمة

Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish چزمه(çizme, boot).

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), “جزمة”, in An Arabic-English Vocabulary of the Colloquial Arabic of Egypt, 1st edition, Cairo: Al-Mokattam Printing Office
  • Hinds, Martin; Badawi, El-Said (1986) A Dictionary of Egyptian Arabic[1], Beirut: Librairie du Liban

Hijazi Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish چزمه(çizme, boot).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

جزمة (jazmaf (plural جزم(jizam) or جزمات(jazmāt))

  1. shoe
    Synonyms: (archaic) كندرة(kundara), (archaic) صرمة(ṣarma)