What are some Lebanese phrases?

What are some Lebanese phrases?

19 Lebanese phrases you wish translated well, but don’t

  • “Mekhed maw2af” = he took a parking spot.
  • “Roo7 balet el ba7er” = go tile the ocean.
  • “Shu ne3meh” = you’re so soft.
  • “Ensa el bansa” = forget the pliers.
  • “Re7na slata” = we went salad.
  • “Kil hadis ilo hadees” = every accident has a conversation.

How is Lebanese Arabic different?

Lebanese Arabic, like many other spoken Levantine Arabic varieties, has a syllable structure very different from that of Modern Standard Arabic. While Standard Arabic can have only one consonant at the beginning of a syllable, after which a vowel must follow, Lebanese Arabic commonly has two consonants in the onset.

What are you doing in Arabic Lebanese?

Shu el aamal? “Shu el aamal?” literally translates to “what is the doing?” Yet in Lebanon, people say it frequently when they intend to plan an outing.

How do you swear in Lebanese?

8 Arabic Swear Words That You Need to Know Today ‍

  1. العمى (al’ama)
  2. Tozz Feek.
  3. Kol Khara.
  4. Ya Ibn el Sharmouta (YA EBEN AL SHAR-MOO-TA)
  5. Telhas Teeze (TEL-HAS TEE-ZEE)
  6. Ya Shar-Moo-Ta.
  7. Kess Ommak (KISS OM-MAK)

How do you reply to Kifak?

The phrase kif haalak (to male) turns into kifak and kif haalik (to female) turns into kifik. What is this? To respond, can say mneeH منِيح which means “I’m good” or tamaam تَمَام which means “I’m great”.

How do Lebanese say hello?

“marHabā / مَرْحَبا” is often the first greeting taught to foreigners when they are learning Lebanese Arabic, and it serves well in most everyday situations….Hello (marHabā)

Greeting: Hello marHabā مَرْحَبا
Response: Hi (lit. “Double hello”) marHabtén مَرْحَبْتين

What does Ana Bekhair mean?

it translates to “and i am fine”.

How do you reply to Kaifa Hal?

When asking a man, you say Kayf Halak and when addressing a woman, you say Kayf Halik. The response to this is usually Zayn, Al Hamdu Lillah, which means “Fine, praise be to God.”

What are some common Arabic words?

40 Common Arabic Words & Phrases Every UAE Expat Should Know Assalam Alaikum. Ask any English-speaking Arab man one of their most frequently spoken Arabic phrases and they’ll tell you it’s Assalam Alaikum. Walaikum Assalam. Walaikum Assalam is the response to the first Arabic phrase we discussed earlier and it means ‘Peace be upon you too’. Shukran. Laa Aref. Kamath-thaman. Marhaba. Sabah al-Khair. Tahiyat. Ismii.

Is Lebanese like Arabic?

Lebanese Arabic is generally considered a form of Levantine Arabic, the language spoken in parts of Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine and Syria. Lebanese Arabic is most like Syrian Arabic, although there are differences, and there many differences with Modern Standard Arabic.

Are Lebanese Arab or Persian?

Lebanese are the people of Lebanon, not a language. You can not speak Lebanese. Lebanese speak a Levantine Arabic with Lebanese Arabic dialects . Iranians and others speak Persian,an Indo-European language unrelated to Arabic, except for loan words.