“15 minutes” in Lebanese Arabic

In Lebanese Arabic, “15 minutes” is written using the Latin script as:

Khamsta3shar di2a

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

خامستاعشار ديقا

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Examples in sentences or statements

“The washing machine will complete in 15 seconds.”

2al ghesele byikhlas bi khamsta3shar di2a.

.ألغسالي بيخلص بي خامستاعشار ديقا

“My racing time is 15 seconds better than yesterday.”

2al wa2et 2al saba2 taba3e 2ahsan bi khamsta3shar di2a men mberih.

.ألوقت ألسباق تاباعي أحسن بي خامستاعشار ديقا منمباريح

“I’m going to cook the meat for another 15 seconds.”

Rah 2etbokh 2al lahem khamsta3shar di2a 2aktar.

.راح أتبوخ ألاحم خامستاعشار ديقا أكتار

“Can you go back 15 seconds?”

(m) Fik trouh wara bi khamsta3shar di2a?

(f) Fike trouhe wara bi khamsta3shar di2a?

فيك تروح وارا بيخمستاعشار ديقا؟ (m)

فيكي تروحي وارا بيخمستاعشار ديقا؟ (f)

“I’m going to add 15 seconds to the end of the track.”

Rah zid khamsta3shar di2a bel 2ekhir 2al track.

.trackراح زيد خمستاعشار ديقا بلأخير أل


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