كورة

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Egyptian Arabic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic كُرَة(kura, ball).

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Noun[edit]

كورَة (kōraf (plural كُوَر(kówar) or كِوَر(kíwar) or كورَات(korāt))

  1. ball
    العربية داست الكورة وفجرتها
    il-ʿarabíyya dāsit ik-kōra wi-fagarít-ha.
    The car ran over the ball and burst it.
  2. football
    بدور على راجل كبير بيعرف يلعب كورة اكتر من ٥٠ او ٦٠ سنة...علشان شغل
    badáwwar ʿála rāgil kibīr biyíʿraf yílʿab kōra ʾáktar min xamsīn ʾaw sittīn sána... ʿalašān šuḡl.
    I am looking for an old man who knows how to play football over 50 or 60 years old... for work.

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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]

كورة

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic كُرَة(kura, ball).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

كورة (kūraf (plural كُوَر‎ ‎(kuwar), feminine plural كورات‎ ‎(kūrāt))

  1. ball
  2. soccer, football (sport)