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Discussion in 'العربية (Arabic)' started by paieye, Jan 4, 2013.

  1. paieye Senior Member

    England
    English - British
    Is it acceptable in M.S.A. to express 'I want' by saying 'بدى' ?
     
  2. Linolenic Senior Member

    Arabic
    بدّي is only used in some Arabic dialects..
    أريد is used in M.S.A
     
  3. paieye Senior Member

    England
    English - British
    Thank you, that is what I suspected.
     
  4. economistegypt2010

    economistegypt2010 Senior Member

    Egypt, مصر
    Arabic, العربية
    بدي It is extremely used between Sham's people (Sham region contains Jordan, Palestine, Lebanon, Syria)
    I agree with Linolenic that you can say اريد

    Just for your info,
    in the Egyptian accent بدي =عايز
    in the GCC accent بدي =ابغي, ابي
     
  5. paieye Senior Member

    England
    English - British
    Thank you, I am going to use أريد for the time being !
     

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