“Candle”, “Candles” in Lebanese Arabic

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

Sham3a

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

شمعة

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

Shoumou3

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

شموع

Listen to these two words pronounced (audio)


 

Examples in sentences or statements

 
“The candle is lit.”

2al sham3a medwiye.

.الشمعة مضوية

 
“I’ll light the candles.”

Rah dawe sham3a.

.رح ضوي شمعة

 
“Do you have a lighter for the candles?”

(m) 3andak 2edeha lal shoumou3?

(f) 3andik 2edeha lal shoumou3?

 عندك قداحة للشموع؟ (m)

 عنديك قداحة للشموع؟ (f)

 

“These candles have a nice scent.”

Hawde 2al shoumou3 rihton taybe.

.هودي الشموع ريحتون طيبة

 

“Where did you buy these candles?”

(m) Men wayn 2eshtaret hawde 2al shoumou3?

(f) Men wayn 2eshtarayte hawde 2al shoumou?

من وين أشتريت هودي الشموع؟ (m)

من وين أشتريتي هودي الشموع؟ (f)

 

Related terms in Lebanese Arabic

“Candle holder”, “Candle holders” in Lebanese Arabic
 

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