شنو

Discussion in 'العربية (Arabic)' started by Pinecone222, Jan 20, 2010.

  1. Pinecone222 Junior Member

    English
    How would one understand this in English - something seems strange " شنو يعني "
     
  2. clevermizo Moderator

    St. Louis, MO
    English (USA), Spanish
    "What does it mean?" شنو is just a vernacular word for "what".
     
  3. Masjeen Senior Member

    Arabian Gulf
    Arabic
    Only in Kuwait, Iraq, Tunisia, bahrain
     
  4. Alimoro New Member

    Germany
    arabic
    And Morocco.
    It means = what,sorry
     
  5. Masjeen Senior Member

    Arabian Gulf
    Arabic
    صج؟ لانها مو كثير شايعة بالشرق الأوسط بس العراق وبعض دول الساحل الخليجية
    بالإمارات يقولون شو بالسعودية وش بالحجاز ايش
     
  6. Wadi Hanifa

    Wadi Hanifa Senior Member

    Riyadh
    Arabic
    في شرق المملكة يقولها بعضهم
    وأحياناً يقال شنهو و وشنهو
     
  7. Masjeen Senior Member

    Arabian Gulf
    Arabic
    شنو أصلها شنهو يقولونها الكبار بالكويت لكن بالتخفيف اتصير شنو
     
  8. Xence Senior Member

    Algeria (Arabic - French)
    In many Algerian regions (Littoral near Algeirs, Kabylie...) people say: أشنو/أشنهو or واشنو .
    I guess it comes from the fuS7a: و- أي شيءٍ هو
     

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