All dialects: مستيقظ - awake

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  • Josh_

    Senior Member
    U.S., English
    It is spelled with a yaa, but it is common in Egypt to write the yaa without the dots -- a practice which I personally think should be avoided on this language learning forum in which correct spelling is important. It would help to also avoid any confusion that may arise among learners.
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    Arabic, PA and IA.
    The word I use in Palestinian Arabic is فايق (faaye2).
    صاحي is also used.

    In Iraqi Arabic its mostly قاعد, but قايم is also common. صاحي may be used but not a lot because it mostly means conscious (i.e., not fainted or in a coma) and sober.
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