“Can I have…?” in Lebanese Arabic

In Lebanese Arabic, “Can I have…?” is written using the Latin script as:

Be2dar 2ekhod…?

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

بقدر أخد…؟

(Editor’s note: In Lebanese Arabic, in casual and more informal settings, “Can I have…?” is most commonly said as Be2dar 2ekhod…? And in more formal and commercial settings, “Can I have…?” is most commonly said as Fine 2ekhod…?)

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Examples in sentences or statements

“Can I have a coffee?”

Be2dar 2ekhod 2ahwe?

بقدر أخد قهوة؟

“Can I have a coffee, please?”

(m) Be2dar 2ekhod 2ahwe, 2arjouk?

(f) Be2dar 2ekhod 2ahwe, 2arjouke?

بقدر أخد قهوة، أرجوك؟ (m)

بقدر أخد قهوة، أرجوكي؟ (f)

“Can I have a black coffee?”

Be2dar 2ekhod 2ahwe sawda2?

بقدر أخد قهوة سودة؟

“Can I have a coffee and croissant?”

Be2dar 2ekhod 2ahwe wa coissant?

بقدر أخد قهوة وكرواسون؟

“Can I have a tea?”

Be2dar 2ekhod shay?

بقدر أخد شاي؟


Related phrases in Lebanese Arabic

“Can I have coffee?” in Lebanese Arabic

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