يا جميل

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Egyptian Arabic يَا جَمِيل (yā gamīl).

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

يَا جَمِيل (yā gamīl)

  1. A term of endearment, heavily associated with the Egyptian dialect and thereby mimicked in other dialects.

Usage notes[edit]

  • The letter ج in this expression is pronounced /ɡ/ in all dialects, rather than /dʒ/ or /ʒ/, mimicking the Egyptian pronunciation of the letter.