“Corn” in Lebanese Arabic

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

Dera

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

درة

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Examples in sentences or statements

 
“I like corn.”

Bheb 2al dera.

.بحب الدرة

 
“I’ll boil the corn.”

Rah 2eghle 2al dera.

.رح أغلي الدرة

 
“Here is the bag of corn.”

Hayda kis 2al dera.

.هيدا كيس الدرة

 
“I’ll peel the husks off the corn.”

Rah 2eshar 2al dera.

.رح قشر الدرة

 
“The corn is ready.”

2al dera jehze.

.الدرة جاهزة

 

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