“Garlic”, “Garlics” in Lebanese Arabic

In Lebanese Arabic “Garlic” & “Garlics” (the noun, as in the vegetable often used for cooking) is written using the Latin script as:


Using the Arabic script, it is written as:


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Examples in sentences or statements

“Garlic makes many meals tastier.”

Ba3ad 2el 2akle bikouno 2atyab ma3 wel toum.

.بعض الاكلات بيكونو اطيب مع التوم

“Here is some garlic.”

Hawde shwayet toum.

.هودي شوية توم

“Can you please wash the garlic?”

(m) Fik tnadif 2el toum?

(f) Fike tnadfe 2el toum?

فيك تنظف التوم؟ (m)

فيكي تنظفي التوم؟ (f)

“Garlic grows in the ground.”

2el toum byinma 3al 2ared.

.التوم بينما عالارض

“Garlic is a root vegetable.”

2el toum khesrat 2asese.

.التوم خضرة اساسية


In other Mediterranean languages and dialects

“Garlic” in Tunisian Arabic

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