“Breath” (noun) in Lebanese Arabic

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

Nafas

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

نفس

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Examples in sentences or statements

 
“They took a big breath of fresh air.”

2akhado nafs 3amik men 2al hawa 2al moun3ish.

.أخدو نفس عميق من الهوا المنعش

 
“Take a deep breath.”

(m) Khod nafas 3amik.

(f) Khede nafas 3amik.

.خود نفس عميق (m)

.خدي نفس عميق (f)

 
“Take a slow breath.”

(m) Khod nafas bati2.

(f) Khede nafas bati2.

 .خود نفس بطيء  (m)

 .خدي نفس بطيء (f)

 
“After she woke up, she took a deep breath.”

Ba3ad ma 23it 2akhadet nafas 3amik.

.بعد ما وعيت أخدت نفس عميق

 
“After he woke up, he took a deep breath.”

Ba3ad ma we3e 2akhad nafas 3amik.

.بعد ما وعي أخد نفس عميق

 

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