“Electricity” in Lebanese Arabic

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

Kahraba

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

كهربا

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Examples in sentences or statements

 
“We don’t have electricity right now.”

Ma 3ana kahraba hala2.

.ما عنا كهربا هلأ

 
“The electricity is on.”

2al kahraba jeye.

.الكهربا جاية

 
“The electricity is back on.”

Rja3it 2ejit 2al kahraba.

.رجعت اجت الكهربا

 
“The electricity was out earlier.”

Maken fi kahraba 2abel.

.ما كان في كهربا قبل

 
“The electricity will be back on soon.”

Rah terja3 teje 2al kahraba 2ariban.

.رح ترجع تجي الكهربا قريبًا

 

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