Fireman

Fireman, (noun), ṭeffay (ṭeffayin), iṭfa'i (iṭfa'iyyin).

Note: The word "ṭeffay" is derived from "ṭeffi" (to put out, to extinguish). "Iṭfa'i" is from modern classical Arabic as has the same lexical root as the previous word. The word that's used in everyday Algiers Arabic for "fireman" is the French loanword "pompier" and its plural is "les pompiers."


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