Habibi is an Arabic term of endearment used to address a male. The word is derived from the root “habib” which means beloved or dear. It is a common greeting among Arab speakers and is often used among close friends, family members, and romantic partners. The term is not exclusive to any particular religion or culture and is widely used across the Middle East and North Africa. Habibi is commonly used in conversation as a sign of affection and respect, and is often paired with other terms of endearment such as “ya” or “my”. Its meaning transcends gender and age, and is a universal expression of love and friendship.