“Basement” “Basements” in Lebanese Arabic

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In Lebanese Arabic, “Basement” and “Basements” are both written using the Latin script as:

2abou

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

قبو

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Examples in sentences or statements

 
“This house has a basement.”

Hal bet 2eluha 2abou.

.هالبيت الها قبو

 
“This house doesn’t have a basement.”

Hal bet ma 2eluha 2abou.

.هالبيت ما الها قبو

 
“I’m in the basement.”

2an bel 2abou.

.انا بالقبو

 
“What door leads to the basement?”

2ay beb betwadi lal 2abou?

اية باب بتودي للقبو؟

 
“The homes on this street weren’t built with basements.”

2al bouyout bi hal sheri3 mesh mbaynin ma3 2abou.

.البيوت بهالشارع مش مبنيين مع قبو

 

Related words in Lebanese Arabic

“House”, “Houses” in Lebanese Arabic

“Living room” in Lebanese Arabic

“Room”, “Rooms” in Lebanese Arabic
 

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