“Cup” in Lebanese Arabic


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


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


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Examples in sentences or statements


“Can I have a cup of water?”

Fine 2ekhod kebeyet may?

فيني أخد كباية ماي؟


“Can I have a cup of coffee?”

Fine 2ekhod fenjen 2ahwe?

فيني أخد فنجان قهوة؟

(Editor’s note: In Lebanese Arabic, in the case of a cup of coffee, the word fenjen فنجان /  is used to denote the cup)


“Here is a cup of water.”

Hayde kebeyet may.

.هيدي كباية ماي

“A paper cup, please.”

(m) Kebeyet carton, 2arjouk.

(f) Kebeyet carton, 2arjouke.

.كباية كرتون، أرجوك (m)

.كباية كرتون، أرجوكي (f)


“A glass cup, please.”

(m) Kebeyet 2ezez, 2arjouk.

(f) Kebeyet 2ezez, 2arjouke.


 .كباية قزاز، أرجوك (m)

 .كباية قزاز، أرجوكي (f)


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