“Do you see…?” in Lebanese Arabic

In Lebanese Arabic, “Do you see…?” (as in the type of phrase that preludes asking someone if they see something specific) is written using the Latin script as:

(m) Shefet shi…?

(f) Shefte shi…?

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

 شفت شي…؟ (m)

 شفتي شي…؟ (f)

Listen to this phrase pronounced (audio)


Examples in sentences or statements

“Do you see the remote?”

(m) Shefet shi remote?

(f) Shefte shi remote?

شفت شي ريموت؟ (m)

شفتي شي ريموت؟ (f)

“Do you see the keys?”

(m) Shefet shi mefteh?

(f) Shefte shi mefteh?

شفت شي مفاتيح؟ (m)

شفتي شي مفاتيح؟ (f)

“Do you see my purse?”

(m) Shefet shi shanta?

(f) Shefte shi shanta?

شفت شي شنتا؟ (m)

شفتي شي شنتا؟ (f)

“Do you see the flight details on the board?”

(m) Shefet shi tafasil 2al rehle 3alal loh?

(f) Shefte shi tafasil 2al rehle 3alal loh?

شفت شي تفاصيل الرحلة على اللوح؟ (m)

شفتي شي تفاصيل الرحلة على اللوح؟ (f)

“Do you see my ring?”

(m) Shefet shi khatme?

(f) Shefte shi khatme?

شفت شي خاتمي؟ (m)

شفتي شي خاتمي؟ (f)


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