All dialects: العمر كلّه

Discussion in 'العربية (Arabic)' started by raful, Feb 4, 2019.

  1. raful Senior Member

    Hello to you all
    When would you use the greeting - العمر كلّه?
    I usually hear it in conversations after a person's age is mentioned
    a: ابني عمره 27 سنة
    b: العمر كلّه
    What does it actually mean?
  2. elroy

    elroy Sharp-heeled Mod

    Chicago, IL
    US English/Palestinian Arabic bilingual
    It basically means “May he live a long life.”

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