“Close” (distance) in Lebanese Arabic

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In Lebanese Arabic, “Close” (as in distance) is written using the Latin script as:

2arib

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

قريب

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Examples in sentences or statements

 

“The restaurant is close by.”

2al mat3am 2arib men hon.

.المطعم قريب من هون

 

“We are close to the hotel.”

Nahna 2arib lal fendo2.

.نحن قراب للفندق

 

“The hotel is close to the beach.”

2al fendo2 2arib men 2al shate2.

.الفندق قريب من الشاطئ

 

“Let’s book a hotel close to the beach.”

Khalina nehjoz bi fendo2 2arib men 2al shate2.

.خلينا نحجز بفندق قريب من الشاطئ

 

“Let’s book a residence close to the beach.”

Khalina nehjoz bet 2arib men 2la shate2.

.خلينا نحجز بيت قريب من الشاطئ

 

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