“Finished” (past) in Egyptian Arabic

In Egyptian Arabic, “Finished” (the verb, in the past tense) is written using the Latin script as:

(I) 5alast

(You) 5alast

(You, plural) 5alasto

(He) 5alas

(She) 5alaset

(We) 5alasna

(They) 5alaso

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

خلصت (I)

خلصت (You)

خلصتوا (You, plural)

خلص (He)

خلصت (She)

خلصنا (We)

خلصوا (They)

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Examples in sentences or statements

“I finished my meal.”

Ana 5alast 2kly.

.انا خلصت اكلي

“Did you finish your meal?”

Anta 5alast 2aklk?

انت خلصت اكلك؟

“She finished her meal pretty fast.”

Heya 5alaset 2aklha bsor3ah awy.

.هى خلصت اكلها بسرعه أوي

“I think he finished his project.”

Ana a3taqed howa 5alas ma4ro3oh.

.انا اعتقد هو خلص مشروعه

“We didn’t finish our project.”

E7na lsa ma5alsna4 ma4ro3na.

.احنا لسه مخلصناش مشروعنا

“The chef finished his meal.”

Al4eif 5alas 2akloh.

.الشيف خلص اكله

“They finished the project.”

Homa 5alaso alma4ro3.

.هما خلصوا المشروع


Related words in Egyptian Arabic

“Finish” (future) in Egyptian Arabic

“Finishes” (third-person) in Egyptian Arabic

“Finishing” (present) in Egyptian Arabic

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