“Dig”, “Digs”, “Digging”, “Dug” (verbs) in Lebanese Arabic

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

(m) 2ehfar

(f) 2ehfare

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

أحفر (m)

أحفري (f)

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

(m) Yihfar

(f) Tehfar

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

يحفر (m)

 تحفر (f)

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

(m) 3ambyihfar

(f) 3ambtehfar

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

عمبيحفر (m)

عمبتحفر (f)

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

(m) Hafar

(f) Hafrit

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

حفر (m)

 حفرت (f)

Listen to these four words pronounced (audio)


 

Examples in sentences or statements

 
“The dog is digging a hole.”

2al kalb 3ambyihfar hefra.

.الكلب عمبيحفر حفرة

 
“Let’s dig here.”

Khalina nehfar hon.

.خلينا نحفر هون

 
“Should we dig here?”

Lezim nehfar hon?

لازم نحفر هون؟

 
“Here is a shovel for digging.”

Hayda rafash lal hefer.

.هيدا رفش للحفر

 
“We dug this hole.”

Nahna hferna hal hefer.

.نحنا حفرنا هالحفرة

 

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