It's no secret that the Iraqi dialect is a hybrid of different words and sounds from across the Middle East.
While it may be one of the more confusing vernaculars in the region, it's definitely one of the most entertaining to listen to.
If you think you have mastered the introductory course, then it might be time to take your knowledge of Iraqi slang to the next level with more challenging and quirky words.
Iraqi: Efta7 el chakmacha areed kleenex.
Translation: Open the glove compartment I want kleenex.
We understand this term might be a bit difficult to say, so let's break it down: Sakh-ta-chi.
Iraqi: Ohooo, min wein jetni hay el trga3a?
Translation: Where did this big problem come from?
4. Bibi meto
Iraqi: Bibi meto.
Some say Bibi meto has Indian roots, which proves how diverse the Iraqi dialect is.
5. Samoot lamoot
Iraqi: Dkhalit 3leyhom w samoot lamoot ma 7ad da y7chi.
Translation: I went in and it was dead silent, no one was speaking.
"Samt" in Arabic means silence and Iraqis simply attached the extra "oot" and then "lamoot" to add more emphasis and drama.
6. Tati toowati
Iraqi: Oooy, shoofi ibni da ymshi tati toowati.
Translation: Awww look at my son he's walking so slowly.
It is usually used when referring to a baby taking their first steps.
As if the Arabic language needed more words to describe this state of mind.
Translation: A girl who likes a lot of guys.
Translation: A man who looks like a woman.
It derives from the Persian word for woman, "zan."
10. S3iyo inyow
Iraqi: Itha ma takleen rayoog r7 itseereen s3iyo inyow.
Translation: If you don't eat breakfast you'll become very skinny.