“Cash” in Lebanese Arabic

In Lebanese Arabic, “Cash” (the general term for monetary bills and coins) is written using the Latin script as:


Using the Arabic script, it is written as:


(Editor’s note: In Lebanese Arabic, the word Money is Masare / مصاري.)

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Examples in sentences or statements

“I have cash on me.”

Ma3e cash.

.معي كاش


“How much cash did you bring with you?”

(m) 2adesh jebet ma3ak cash?

(f) 2adesh jebte ma3ik cash?

اديش جبت معك كاش؟ (m)

اديش جبتي معيك كاش؟ (f)

“I have cash to pay for the meal.”

Ma3e cash lal dafe3 ha2 2al wajbe.

.معي كاش لادفع حق الوجبة

“I’m going to pull out some more cash.”

Rah 2eshob shway cash.

.رح اسحب شوية كاش

“Cash or credit card?”

Cash wala bita2a masrife?

كاش ولا بطاقة مصرفية؟


Related words in Lebanese Arabic

“Money” in Lebanese Arabic

In other Mediterranean languages and dialects

“Cash” in Tunisian Arabic

“Cash” in Turkish

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