“Box”, “Boxes” in Lebanese Arabic

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

3albe

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

علبة

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

3elab

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

علب

Listen to these two words pronounced (audio)


 

Examples in sentences or statements

 
“That is a brown box.”

Haydik l 3albe bennniye.

.هيديك العلبة بنّية

 
“Did you look in the box?”

Shefet b albe l 3albe?

شفت ب ألب العلبة؟

 
“I’ll assemble two boxes.”

Ra7 rakkeb 3alebten.

.راح ركّب علبتين

 
“There are three boxes left to move.”

Dal tlet 3elab ta ghayyer ma7allon.

.دل تلت علب ت غيّر محلّن

 
“I’ll tape the box shut.”

Bade lazze2 l 3albe bl telzi2.

.بدّي لزّق العلبة بالتلزيق

 

These words in other Arabic dialects

“Box”, “Boxes” in Tunisian Arabic
 

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