“Before” in Egyptian Arabic

In Egyptian Arabic, “Before” is written using the Latin script as:


Using the Arabic script, it is written as:


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Examples in sentences or statements

“I’ll finish my work before heading out.”

Ana ha5alas 4o8ly 2abl al5oroug.

.انا هخلص شغلي قبل الخروج

“I’ve never tried hummus before.”

Ana magrabte4 al7omus 2abl kda.

.انا ماجربتش الحمص قبل كده

“I called you before coming here.”

Ana atasalt bek 2abl magy hena.

.انا اتصلت بيك قبل ما اجي هنا

“Let’s grab some coffee before the meeting.”

5lena na5oud 4ewayet 2ahwa 2abl al2egtma3.

.خلينا ناخد شوية قهوة قبل الاجتماع

“Have you ever been to Egypt before?”

Anta zourt Masr 2abl kda?

انت زرت مصر قبل كده؟


In other Mediterranean languages and dialects

“Before” in Lebanese Arabic

“Before” in Tunisian Arabic

“Before” in Turkish

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