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THE IRAQI THREAT

PRONUNCIATION GUIDE AND NUMBERS


COMMON WORDS AND PHRASES

COMMAND/STATEMENTS

English term- Phonetic spelling-("Pronunciation")

COME HERE -- TAAL ("TAH-AHL")

COME OUT -- ITLAH ("IT-LAH")

GO THERE -- RUH HINAK ("ROO-HEE-NAHK")

HANDS UP -- IRFAA IDAK ("EAR-FAH EE-DAHK")

HALT -- QIFF("KIF")

I AM AN AMERICAN SOLDIER -- ANA JUNDI AMRIKI ("AHNA JOOM-DEE AHM- REE-KEE")

LAY DOWN YOUR WEAPONS -- ILQI SLAAHAK ("ILL-KEE SLAH-HAHK")

SIT DOWN -- IJLIS ("IDG-LIS")

STAND UP -- QIFF ("KIF") (SAME AS HALT)

STAY THERE -- QIFF HINAK ("KIF HEE-NAHK")

YOU ARE A PRISONER -- INTA SAJEEN ("IN-TAH SAH-JEAN")

AMMUNITION -- DHAKHIYRA ("ZAA-KEE-RAH")

ARMORED PERSONNEL CARRIER -- MUSHAT ALIYYA ("MOO-SHOT AH-LEE- YAH")

ARTILLERY -- MADFAIYA ("MAH-FAH-EE-YAH")

CIVILIAN -- MADANIY ("MAH-DAH-NEE")

FOOD -- AKIL ("EH-KIL")

HELICOPTER -- HELICOPTER OR TAIRA AMUDIYA ("TAH-EE-RAH AH-MOO- DEE-YAH")

MINEFIELD/MINES -- HAQIL ALGHAM ("HA-KILL ELL-GHAHM")

MINE (ONE EACH) -- LAGHAM ("LAGH-HAHM")

SOLDIER -- JUNDI ("JOONDEE")

SOLDIERS -- JUNUD ("JOO-NUDE")

TANK -- DABBABA ("DAH-BAH-BAH")

WATER -- MAYY ("MAE")

WEAPON -- SILAH ("SI-LAH")

WEAPONS -- ASLIHAH ("AS-LEE-HAH")


NUMBERS

Pronunciation Guide for Numbers

Table of Contents
The Iraqi Threat: Insignia
Appendix A: Maps



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