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ḥemmleɣ am mummu n tiṭiw (to a man)
ḥemmleɣkem am mummu n tiṭiw (to a woman)
"I love you like the apple of my eye."
Source: Dallet, J.-M. Dictionnaire kabyle-français (Paris, 1982-5)
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On February 25th, 2009 04:51 pm (UTC), keigan commented:
Interestingly, the French expression uses "prunelle" (sloe) for "apple".
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On February 25th, 2009 05:00 pm (UTC), muckefuck replied:
Yeah, I discovered that reading the original translation of the phrase, which is in French. (Full citation to follow.)
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