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  • When the Palestinian woman ran out to get the kid, the soldier was saying, "yalla" and "sheket" which are translated as "go home" and "shut up".

    Original Signal - Transmitting Buzz

  • “Yalla, yalla,” he shouted, jerking his head to hurry us along.

    Day of Honey

  • Let's all find a way to "yalla yalla yalla" in the same spirit as Soeur Emmanuelle.

    yalla - French Word-A-Day

  • Isn't there a French song with "Yalla ... yalla ... yalla ..." in its refrain?

    yalla - French Word-A-Day

  • It also takes yalla (yalla-yalla-yalla!) to relieve misery.

    French Word-A-Day:

  • The children are calmer after we play card games… I taught them how to play Hmar, or Donkey, and Tmanieh Majnouneh Crazy Eight… they were so happy playing that during an interview with Radio Islam of South Africa, they kept yelling at the interviewer to let me go… "yalla, yalla, yalla!"

    Natalie Abou Shakra: The Horror of The Night

  • “Yalla, yalla!” he yelled, indicating he wanted us to hurry up.

    Unveiled

  • It also takes yalla yalla-yalla-yalla! to relieve misery.

    French Word-A-Day:

  • Isn't there a French song with "Yalla...yalla...yalla..." in its refrain?

    yalla - French Word-A-Day

  • Off to do the syllabus now....yalla. posted by Yael K @ 10:18 AM

    Archive 2006-02-01

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