Egyptian Arabic Song Translation Needed....Haty Bosah Ya Bet
November 2, 2012 10:40 PM   Subscribe

What does this Egyptian Arabic song mean in English? Listen to the song here. Thanks! : )
posted by thatgirl1985 to Writing & Language (4 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
 
Aother place you might want to check is http://www.bhuz.com/. They can often give Arabic song translations--at least, just the gist of the song.
posted by sperose at 11:32 PM on November 2, 2012


I'll have the husband check this out tomorrow night. Check this thread tomorrow, or we'll memail you.
posted by jbenben at 1:06 AM on November 3, 2012


Thank you, jbenben! I've searched and searched for a translation online to no avail. Looking forward to learning what this song is about.
posted by thatgirl1985 at 4:30 AM on November 3, 2012


Here you go :

"When Okka and Ortega’s hit song “Haty bosa ya bet” (“Give me a kiss, girl”) launched them to popularity last year, their aspirations took them beyond Matareya. Their distinctive sound can now be heard blaring from cars, coffee shops, microbuses and tok toks from Zamalek to Shubra – a phenomenon rarely encountered in Cairo’s carefully separated society."


La shokran 3ala wajib ya sahibati

(wa, ahlan jbenben!)
posted by HopperFan at 5:16 PM on November 4, 2012


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