“Briefcase”, “Briefcases” (nouns) in Lebanese Arabic

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

Shanta

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

 شنط

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

Shantat

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

شنطة

Listen to these two words pronounced (audio)


 

Examples in sentences or statements

 
“Nice briefcase!”

Shanta helwe!

!شنطة حلوة

 
“What is the briefcase made of?”

Men shou masnou3a 2la shanta?

من شو مصنوعة الشنطة؟

 
“It’s a leather briefcase.”

Hal shanta men 2al jeled.

.هالشنطة من الجلد

 
This store sells briefcases.”

Hal mahal bibi3 shenat.

.هالمحل ببيع شنط

 
“The zipper on my briefcase broke.”

Sahab shantati 2entaza3it.

.سحاب شنطتي انتزعت

 

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