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EA: على بال ما

Discussion in 'العربية (Arabic)' started by Mr B, Jan 5, 2013.

  1. Mr B New Member

    Brussels, Belgium
    English (US)
    Hello all,

    I can't find the following word in my dictionaries and I am sure it is Egyptian - علبال

    as in "علبال ماباصل الشغل" Many thanks in advance
  2. إسكندراني

    إسكندراني Senior Member

    أرض الأنجل
    عربي (مصر)ـ | en (gb)
    'While', 'By the time that', 'The time that it takes me to', etc.
  3. Mr B New Member

    Brussels, Belgium
    English (US)

    من بلجتكا
  4. tr463 Senior Member

    Is it a modern phrase?
  5. Schem

    Schem Senior Member

    Najdi Arabic
    It's على بال and no it's not modern. Also, it's not only used in Egypt.

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