[35] Podcast egyptian colloquial: the take over of the dinosaurs

   
   

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كانْ يا ما كانْ

Kaan ya ma kaan - once upon a time

رِماحْ كُبارْ

rimaa kubaar- the large spears

مـَعَ بـَعْضْ
ma´ša baḍ - together

اِلدَّيْنـَصوراتْ اِلـْكـُبارْ
Id dinosauraat il kubaar - the large dinosaurs

اِلأرْضْ اِلـْواسْعَةْ
iil 'ar il was´ša- the expansive world

دِلـْوَقْتِ
dilwa'ti- now

اِلـْبَني آدْمينْ اِلـصُّـغَيـَّرين
il bana'admiin is sughayariin- the small humans

اِلأرْضْ اِلْحَزينَةْ
iiil 'ar il aziina- the mourning world

بـِيْحِبُّوا
biyḥibbu -
they like

الدَّيـْنـَصورات اِلـْكـُبارْ
Id dinosauraat i ayyibiin-  the kind dinosaurs

كانْ فيهْ
kaan fiih- there was/were

قـَرَّروا
qarraru  - they decided

اِلْبـَني آدْمينْ الطَّموحينْ
il bana'admiin it tumuḥiin- the ambitious humans

عاشوا
´šaashu- they lived

ياكـْلوا

yaklu - they ate

اِلدَّيـْنـَصوراتْ اِلـْلـُطافْ
id dinosauraat il luaaf - the friendly dinosaurs

مـَبـْسوطينْ
mabsutiin  - happy

قـَتـَلوا
atalu - they killed

 


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كانْ يا ما كانْ فيهْ دَيْنَصوراتْ وِبَنى آدْمينْ        [click]
  Kaan ya ma kaan fiih dinosaurs wi bana'dmiin.           
  Once upon a time there were dinosaurs and humans.

الدَّيْنَصوراتْ الـْكـُبارْ وِالـْبَني آدْمينْ الـصُّغَيَّرينْ كانوا عايْشين مَعَ بـَعْضْ مَبـْسوطينْ         [click]
  Id dinosauraat il kubaar wi il bana'admiin is sughayariin kaanu ´šayshiin ma´ša ba´šḍ.mabsutiin
  The big dinosaurs and the small humans lived happily together.

اِلدَّيْنَصوراتْ اِلطـَّيِّبينْ كانوا بـِيْحِبُّوا اِلـْبَني آدْمينْ اِلطـَّموحينْ        [click]
  Id dinosauraat i ayyibiin kaanu biyḥibbu il bana'admiin it tamuḥiin.
  The kind dinosaurs liked the ambitious humans.

وِالـْبَني آدْمينْ اِلطـَّموحينْ كانوا بـِيْحِبُّوا الدَّيْنَصوراتْ اِلْلـُطافْ        [click]
  Wi il bana'admiin it tamuḥiin kaanu biyḥibbu id dinosauraat il luaaf.
  And
the ambitious humans liked the friendly dinosaurs.

لـِغايِةْ ما يومْ اِلـْبَني آدْمينْ الطـَّموحينْ قَرَّروا ياكـْلوا الدَّيْنَصوراتْ اِلطـَّيِّبينْ        [click]
  Lighaayit ma yuum il bana'admiin it tamuḥiin karraru yaklu id dinosauraat i ayyibiin.
  Until one day
the ambitious humans decided to eat
the kind dinosuars.
فـَقـَتـَلوا اِلدَّيْنَصوراتْ اِلـْكـُبارْ بـِرِماحْ كـُبارْ        [click]
  Fa 'atalu id dinosauraat il kubaar bi rimaa kubaar.
  So they killed
the big dinosaurs with big spears.

وِبـَعْدْ وَقـْتْ قـُلَيِّلْ اِلأرْضْ اِلـْواسْعَةْ ما كانْشْ فيها دَيْنَصوراتْ        [click]
  wi ba´šd wa't ulayyil il 'ar il was´ša makannish ´šandaha dinosaurs ayyibiin.
  And soon
the expansive earth had no more friendly dinosaurs.

دِلـْوَقـْتِ اِلـْبَني آدْمينْ الصـُّغَيَّرين غـَلـَبوا اِلأرْضْ اِلـْواسْعَةْ        [click]
  dilwa'ti il bana'dmiin is sughayariinghalabu il 'ar il was´ša.
  Now
the small humans had conquered the expansive earth.

بـَسْ الأرْضْ اِلـْحَزينـَةْ قاوْمِتْ وِغـَلـَبِتْ اِلـْبَني آدْمينْ اِلطـَّموحينْ       [click]
  bas l 'ar il aziina qawmit wi ghalabit il bana'admiin it tamuḥiin.
  But
the mourning earth, resisted, and conquered the ambitious humans...

اِلـْهَوا وِالشَّمْسْ وِالأمْتارْ ساعْدوا اِلأرْضْ اِلـْواسْعَةْ في تـَدْميرْ اِلـْبـَني آدْمينْ اِلطـَّموحينْ        [click]
  Il hawa, lsh shams wi il 'amṭaar sa´šdu il 'ar il was´ša fi tadmiir il bana'admiin it    tamuḥiin.
  The air, the sun and the rains helped
the expansive earth destroy the ambitious   humans.
لـِغايـِةْ ما يومْ اِلأرْضْ اِلـصَّامْتـَةْ ما كانْشْ فيها دَيْنَصوراتْ طـَيِّبينْ وَلاَ بـَني آدْمينْ طـَموحينْ        [click]

  Lighaayit ma yuum il 'ar iṣ ṣaamita makansh fiiha dinosauraat ayyibiin wala bana'admiin    tamuḥiin.
  Until one day the mute earth no longer had
friendly dinosaurs nor   ambitious humans.

 Questions with answers     (Identify five noun-adjectives)       
Identify a noun-adjectives        [click]

A:    دَيْنـَصوراتْ كـُبارْ

    dinosauraat kubaar

Identify a noun-adjectives        [click]

A:   بـَني آدْمينْ صـُغـَيـَّرينْ

    bana'admiin sughayariin

Identify a noun-adjectives        [click]

A:   دَيْنـَصوراتْ طـَيِّبينْ

    dinosauraat ayyibiin

Identify a noun-adjectives        [click]

A:   أرْضْ واسْعَةْ

    'arḍ was´ša

Identify a noun-adjectives        [click]

A:   دَيْنـَصوراتْ لـُطـافْ

    dinosauraat luaaf


 

   

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