“Block”, “Blocks” in Lebanese Arabic

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In Lebanese Arabic, “Block” (noun) (a series of buildings in a municipality that form a block) is written using the Latin script as:

Mabna

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

مبنى

In Lebanese Arabic, “Blocks” (noun) (more than one series of buildings in a municipality that form a block) is written using the Latin script as:

Mabani

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

 مباني

Listen to these two words pronounced (audio)

 

Examples in sentences or statements

“I just walked around the block.”

Ba3edne meshe hawale 2al mabna.

.بعدني مشي حول المبنى

“We’re one block away.”

Nahna ba3edna mabna wahde.

.نحنا بعاد مبنى وحدة

“The restaurant is three blocks away.”

2al mat3am 3ala ba3ad tlet mabani.

.المطعم على بعد تلات مباني

“I live on this block.”

2ana b3ish bi hal mabna.

.انا بعيش بهالمبنى

“I grew up on this block.”

2ana kberet bi hal mabna.

.انا كبرت بهالمبنى

 

Related words in Lebanese Arabic

“Building” (noun) in Lebanese Arabic

“Road”, “Roads” in Lebanese Arabic

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