“Change” (money) in Lebanese Arabic

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


Using the Arabic script, it is written as:


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Examples in sentences or statements

“Keep the change.”

(m) Khale 2el frata ma3ak.

(f) Khale 2el frata ma3ik.

.خالي ألأفراتا ماعاك (m)

.خالي ألأفراتا ماعيك (f)

“I have some change on me.”

3ande frata ma3e.

.عاندي فراتا ماعي

“I don’t have any change on me.”

Ma3ande frata ma3e.

.ماعاندي فراتا ماعي

“Do you have any change?”

(m) 3andak frata?

(f) 3andik frata?

عانداك فراتا؟ (m)

عانديك فراتا؟ (f)

“Here is some change.”

Hayda shwayet frata.

.حايدا شويت فراتا


In other Mediterranean languages and dialects

“Change” (money) in Egyptian Arabic

“Change” (money) in Tunisian Arabic

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