“Baby”, “Babies” in Lebanese Arabic

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

Tefel

In Lebanese Arabic, using the Arabic script, Tefel (Baby) written as:

طفل

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

2atfal

In Lebanese Arabic, using the Arabic script, 2atfal (Babies) is written as:

اطفال
Listen to these two words pronounced (audio)


 

Examples in sentences or statements

“We are having a baby!”

Rah yisir 3andna tefel!

!راح يصير عنا طفل

 

“My sister just had a baby.”

2ekhte waldit 3an jdid.

.اختي ولدت عن جديد

 

“My brother and his wife are expecting a new baby soon.”

Khaye ou marto natrin mawloud jdid 2ariban.

.خيي و مرتو نطرين مولود جديد قريبا

 

“How old is your baby?”

(m) 2adesh 3amro tflak?

(f) 2adesh 3amra teflik?

 اديش عمرو طفلك؟ (m)

 اديش عمرا طفليك؟ (f)

“What did you name your new baby?”

(m) Shu samet 2el mawloud 2el jdid?

(f) Shu sameyte 2el mawloud 2el jdid?

شو سميت المولود الجديد؟ (m)

شو سميتي المولود الجديد؟ (f)

These words in other Arabic dialects

“Baby”, “Babies” in Tunisian Arabic

 

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