“Finished” (past) (verb) in Lebanese Arabic

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

(I) Khalaset

(You) (m) Khalaset

(You) (f) Khalaste

(You, plural) Khalasto

(He) Khalis

(She) Khalse

(We) Khalasna

(They) Khalso

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

خلصت (I)

خلصت (m) (You)

خلصتي (f) (You)

خلصتو (You, plural)

خلص (He)

خلصيت (She)

خلصنا (We)

خلصو (They)

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Examples in sentences or statements

(Editor’s note: In one or more of the following statements, the word “Finished” is replaced with an applicable word or words to keep the statement colloquial but to maintain the meaning of the word “Finished” (“Finish” in the past participle).)
“I finished washing the dishes.”

Khalaset ghasil 2al 2atba2.

.خلصت غسيل ألأتباق

“I won’t be finished painting until tomorrow.”

Marah 2ekhlas 2ersom la bukra.

.ماراح أخلص أرسوم لابوكرا

“I’m finished eating.”

Khalaset 2ekol.

.خلصت أكول

“Are you finished eating?”

(m) Khalaset tekol?

(f) Khalaste tekle?

خلصت تاكول؟ (m)

خلصتي تاكلي؟ (f)

“What place in the marathon did you finish?”

(m) Wen khalaset bel saba2?

(f) Wen khalaste bel saba2?

ون خلصت بلساباق؟ (m)

ون خلصتي بلساباق؟ (f)

“Are you all finished eating?”

Kelkon khalasto teklo?

كلكون خلصتو تيكلو؟

“Kids, did you two finish your chores yet?”

Ya louled, khalasto naynetkon ma3 mas2ouliyetkon?

يا لوليد، خلصتو نيناتكون ماع مسقوليتكون؟

“The washing machine is finished.”

2al ghesele khelsit.

.ألغسيلي خلسيت

“The movie is finished.”

2al film khelsit.

.ألفيلم خلسيت

“He finished work about an hour ago.”

Khalas sheghel men 2abel se3a.

.خلص شغل من أبل سيعا

“Did you finish the movie?”

(m) Khalaset 2al film?

(f) Khalaste 2al film?

خلصت ألفيلم؟ (m)

خلصتي ألفيلم؟ (f)


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