“Down” in Lebanese Arabic

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

Tahet

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

تحت

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Examples in sentences or statements

“The superintendent’s apartment is down one floor.”

She2at 2aal mashraf tahet bi tabe2.

.شقة المشرف تحت بطابق


“Look down.”

(m) 2etala3 tahet.

(f) 2etala3e tahet.

.اتطلع لتحت (m)

.اتطلعي لتحت (f)


“Squatting is an up and down movement with the body.”

2al kerfasa hiye harakat bel jesem li fo2 wa la tahet.

.القرفصة هي حركة بالجسم لفوق و لتحت

 

“We’re travelling downstream.”

Badna nsefir bi 2etijeh majra 2al naher.

.بدنا نسافر بإتجاه مجرى النهر

 

“This is the down arrow.”

haydal 2al 2ashom yali tahet.

.هيدا السهم لتحت

 

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