“Expect”, “Expects”, “Expecting”, “Expected” (verbs) in Lebanese Arabic

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

(m) Twa2a3

(f) Twa2a3e

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

 توقع (m)

  توقعي (f)

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

(m) Yitwa2a3

(f) Tetwa2a3

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

 يتوقع (m)

 تتوقع (f)

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

(m) 3ambyetwa2a3

(f) 3ambtetwa2a3

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

عمبيتوقع (m)

عمبتتوقع (f)

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

(m) Twa2a3

(f) Twa2a3it

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

 توقع (m)

  توقعت (f)

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Examples in sentences or statements

 
“I expect my favourite team to win.”

Betwa2a3 fari2e 2al moufadal yerbah.

.بتوقع فريقي المفضل يربح

 
“The parcel is expected to arrive today.”

Men 2al metwa2a3 tousal 2al bekye 2al yawm.

.من المتوقع توصل الباكيت اليوم

 
“It’s expected to be hot this afternoon.”

Men 2al metwa2a3 yikoun shob 2al yawm.

.من المتوقع يكون شوب اليوم

 
“What did you expect?”

(m) Shou btetwa2a3?

(f) Shou btetwa2a3e?

شو بتتوقع؟ (m)

شو بتتوقعي؟ (f)

 
“When are you expecting your baby?”

(m) 2aymtin btetwa2a3 yikhla2 2al bebe?

(f) 2aymtin btetwa2a3e yikhla2 2al bebe?

 ايمتن بتتوقع يخلق البيبي؟ (m)

 ايمتن بتتوقعي يخلق البيبي؟ (f)

 

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