“College”, “Colleges” in Lebanese Arabic

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

2al keliye

In Lebanese Arabic, using the Arabic script, it is written as:

الكلي

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

2al keliyet

In Lebanese Arabic, using the Arabic script, it is written as:

الكليت

Listen to these two terms pronounced (audio)


 

Examples in sentences or statements

 
“I’m studying finance and accounting in college.”

3ambedros meliyet wa mouhasabet bi 2al keliye.

.عمبدرس مالية ومحاسبة بالكلي

 
“What college do you go to?”

(m) 2ila 2ay keliye betrouh?

(f) 2ila 2ay keliye betrouhe?

الى أي كلي بتروح؟ (m)

الى أي كلي بتروحي؟ (f)

 
“When do you graduate from college?”

(m) Shou tkharajet men 2al keliye?

(f) Shou tkharjate men 2al keliye?

شو تخرجت من الكلي؟ (m)

شو تخرجتي من الكلي؟ (f)

 
“That is the college I go to.”

Hayda hiye 2al keliye yali birouh 3aleyha.

.هيدي هي الكلي اللي بروح عليها

 
“I graduated college two years ago.”

Tkharajet men 2al keliye men senten.

.تخرجت من الكلي من سنتين

 

This word in other Arabic dialects

“College” in Tunisian Arabic
 

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