كاوتش

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Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian caucciù (caoutchouc).

Noun[edit]

كاوتش (kāwitšm (singulative كاوتشة(kāwitša), paucal كاوتشات(kawitšāt)) (collective)

  1. rubber
  2. running shoes
  3. tyres

References[edit]

  • Behnstedt, Peter; Woidich, Manfred, editors (2012) Wortatlas der arabischen Dialekte – Band II: Materielle Kultur (Handbook of Oriental Studies – Handbuch der Orientalistik; 100/II) (in German), Leiden: Brill, pages 450–451
  • Hinds, Martin; Badawi, El-Said (1986) A Dictionary of Egyptian Arabic, Beirut: Librairie du Liban, page 769