Sunday, December 30, 2012

Kuwaiti Words from 7achy Kuwaiti

 Abu Halifa

abu-7laifa
    Meaning
  • Abu Halifa is a residential area within the Al-Ahmadi Governorate, area was named after Helfa plant "Imperata cylindrica" which was commonly found in the area, Heileifa is short for Helfa. Thanks to 7achy Kuwaiti!
Women: When your in the salon and they ask you if you want seshwar?

Seshwar

Meaning:
  • Hair dryer.
    Origin
  • French: sechoir.
Fintas
    Meaning:
     
  • Fintas area: a residential area within Al-Ahmadi Governorate, the area had a water well where people used to store water in a big wooden tank inorder to move it to the ships.
  • Wooden tank to store water.
Fahaheel
    Meaning:
     
  • Residential area within Al-Ahmadi Governorate, Fahaheel as in plural for Fahal "Palms male plant, where Sheikh Mohammed Al-Salman Al-Sabah brought plalms from Faw farms in Basrah and grow them in Fahaheel.
    n.b: Fahaheel was part of Abu Halifa area.

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