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"مَساء اَلْنّور يا سارة!"

Translation:Good evening to you, Sarah!

September 29, 2019



In what world... "Evening light"?

"Masaa2a al-khair", I get, but 'masaa2a an-nuur'?

What do Arabs refer to when they say 'evening light'? What's the thinking?

September 29, 2019


The phrase مساء النور is mostly used as a reply to مساء الخير
It comes as a wish for a bright evening, i.e. cheerful evening, as opposed to dark which usually is associated with sadness and melancholy.

September 30, 2019
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