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SMS and Web - Short Codes

كما أفهم ذلك
AIUI (as I understand it)
Used after explaining something from your point of view
ما هو عمرك، جنسك، موقعك؟
ASL (age, sex, location?)
Used when instant messaging to find out a person's age, gender and location
في هذه اللحظة
ATM (at the moment)
Used to mean right now
سأكون معك لاحقا
BBL (be back later)
Used when you need to leave an instant message conversation for a while
أراك لاحقا
BCNU (be seeing you)
Used when saying goodbye
صدق أو لا تصدق
BION (believe it or not)
Used after mentioning something that is surprising
سأعود حالا
BRB (be right back)
Used when you need to leave an instant message conversation for a while
أحضر معك البيرة الخاصة بك
BYOB (bring your own beer)
Used on party invites to let people know they should bring their own alcohol
أراك
CU (see you)
Used when saying goodbye
أراك لاحقا
CUL (see you later)
Used when saying goodbye
هل أنا أعرفك؟
DIKU (do I know you?)
Used when you don't recognise the person who has messaged you
نهاية الرسالة
EOM (end of message)
Used as an automated response when a conversation or SMS message ends
لمعلوماتك
FYI (for your information)
Used when telling someone something that is specific to them or when interjecting upon a preconceived idea someone has
علي الذهاب
G2G (got to go)
Used when something suddenly comes up and you have to leave the computer
في رأيي
IMO (in my opinion)
Used when giving a personal opinion
برأيي المتواضع
IMHO (in my humble opinion)
Used when giving a personal opinion
أنا مدين لك
IOU (I owe you)
Used when someone does something for you and you want to let them know that you owe them a favour
أمزح معك
J/K (just kidding)
Used after making a joke, which is ambiguous whether or not it is serious
لاحقا
L8R (later)
Used when saying goodbye or when you are not currently free to do something but will do it later on
أضحك بصوت عال
LOL (laughing out loud)
Used as a reaction when you find something funny
أعتقد أنه عملك الخاص
MYOB (mind your own business)
Used when you want to keep something private
ليس الآن
NRN (not right now)
Used when you are not free to do something right away
أطلب نقاشا
RFD (request for discussion)
Used when you want to talk to someone about something
أجب على الرسالة
TB (text back)
Used at the end of an SMS when you want a reply
لأكون نزيها
TBH (to be honest)
Used to explain or clarify your personal opinion on a subject
شكرا مقدما
TIA (thanks in advance)
Used when thanking someone before they have helped you
شكرا
THX (thanks)
Used when thanking someone
سأتحدث إليك لاحقا
TTYL (talk to you later)
Used when saying goodbye
لأجلك
4U (for you)
Used when sending something to a particular person