“Back” (direction) in Lebanese Arabic

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In Lebanese Arabic, “Back” (the direction) is written using the Latin script as:

Wara

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

ورا

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Examples in sentences or statements

 
“You got something on the back of your shirt. Let me see.”

Fi shi wara 2amisak. Khaline shouf.

.في شي ورا قميصك خليني شوف

 
“I’m going to back up a little.”

Bade 2erja3 wara shway.

.بدي ارجع ورا شواي

 
“I’ll be right back.”

Rah 2erja3 deghere.

.راح ارجع دغري

 
“Can you have the delivery person knock on the door at the back of the house?”

(m) Fik tkhele shakhes 2al tawsil yide2 3al beb men wara 2al bet?

(f) Fike tkhele shakhes 2al tawsil yide2 3al beb men wara 2al bet?

فيك تخلي شخص التوصيل يدق عالباب من ورا البيت؟ (m)

فيكي تخلي شخص التوصيل يدق عالباب من ورا البيت؟ (f)

“The kids are playing out back.”

2al 2awled 3ambyil3abo bara 2ara.

.الأولاد عمبيلعبو برا ورا

 

This word in other Arabic dialects

“Back” (direction) in Tunisian Arabic
 

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