Literally: Wet

Rtb is a derogatory term for men who are considered soft or effeminate.

Can also be used in the "rtitb" (رطيطب) hyperbolic form for when the regular form doesn't cut it.

Opposite of 7rch (حرش)

Added on June 9, 2024

Literally: Pour me some if there's still some left

Kobchlabaqich originates from "kob chi ila ba9i chi" (كب شي إلا باقي شي), which stands for "pour me some if there's still some left".

When pronounced in a fast manner, it turns into kobchlabaqich.

It usually refers to tea, but can also apply to other beverages.

Added on June 7, 2024

Literally: Of Jumia

Jumia is an e-commerce platform that's popular in Morocco. In this context, "dial Jumia" refers to an item of a cheaper build than the one that is being talked about. This is due to the fact that people often order items based on their pictures, but they tend to be embellished to make the product look more appealing and the customers end up being disappointed.

Can also be applied to individuals or animals.

Closest English equivalent: from wish.com

Added on April 21, 2024

Literally: The craziest

Amjnan is a relatively recent term that originates from the Arabic word "majnoun" (مجنون), which stands for "crazy". While not grammatically correct, it purposely uses a superlative form to convey the meaning of "craziest".

- Dkhl tfarraj f amjnan video omatnsach dir lkit

- Check out the craziest video there is, and don't forget to plug in your earbuds

Added on April 21, 2024

Literally: Snake

7nch, singular of 7noucha (حنوشة), refers to undercover police officers who dress as regular civilians.

Added on October 4, 2023

Literally: The 14

The 14 is a euphemism for "knife". It refers to 14 inch knives that are often used for mugging purposes.

- Chtk jabd nokia pile fin mcha lik l iphone ?

- Wagfo 3lia lbar7 brba3tach odawh

- Why do you have an old Nokia phone, what happened to your iphone ?

- I got mugged yesterday, they pulled out a 14" knife and took my phone

Added on July 3, 2023

Literally: Homebody

Someone who prefers to stay at home, leaving mostly when it's necessary.

Added on June 14, 2023

Literally: The grave of life

Slang for housing that typically doesn't involve paying rent. In this idiom, housing is likened to a grave because it's where we reside after passing. This makes graves the housing of the dead, and similarly, it makes housing the grave of the living.

Added on April 18, 2023

Literally: Deep

A pejorative term to describe someone who tries too hard to sound deep.

Closest English equivalent: pseudo-intellectual.

Hamza 3ami9, kaytmazzak ghir l metal

Hamza is deep, he only listens to metal

Added on January 10, 2023

Literally: Gloves

Slang for boxing. Originates from "les gants", which is French for "gloves". Someone who does lliga is someone who trains in boxing, since boxers wear gloves.

Added on November 25, 2022