how do I say "may god shorten your life"?

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syriun
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how do I say "may god shorten your life"?

Postby syriun » 2016-03-31, 5:05

I know this is a relatively common Arabic phrase and I speak a little Arabic but I don't know how to say this or at least I don't know how to say it correctly.

شكراً

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Re: how do I say "may god shorten your life"?

Postby melski » 2016-03-31, 8:25

Hello, if you want an answer, you should post in the Arabic forum :) Cheers and welcome to Unilang !
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Re: how do I say "may god shorten your life"?

Postby dkatbena » 2016-06-06, 3:05

It is a form of cursing someone.
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Re: how do I say "may god shorten your life"?

Postby kott142 » 2016-12-25, 13:56

how do I say "may god shorten your life"?

you can say : atala allah fi omrika

أطال الله في عمرك


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