“Ginger” (herb) in Lebanese Arabic

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

Zenjabil

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

زنجبيل

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Examples in sentences or statements

 
“Freshly cut ginger in tea-temperature water can make good-tasting tea.”

Kata3 zenjabil tazat bal shay bihelo ta3mat 2al shay.

.قطع زنجبيل طازة بالشاي بحلو طعمة الشاي

 
“Pickled ginger is commonly served with sushi.”

Zenjabil mekhalil 3adat ya2dim ma3 2al sushi.

.زنجبيل مخلل عادة يقدم مع السوشي

 
“Ginger grows from a plant.”

2el zenjabil byinma men 2el nabte.

.الزنجبيل بينما من النبتة

 
“I’m going to go out and buy some ginger.”

Bade rouh 2eshtere zenjabil.

.بدي روح اشتري زنجبيل

 
“Do you want me to cut up some ginger?”

(m) Badak mene 2ate3 shway zenjabil?

(f) Badik mene 2ate3 shway zenjabil?

بدك مني قطع شوي زنجبيل؟ (m)

بديك مني قطع شوي زنجبيل؟ (f)

 

Related words in Lebanese Arabic

“Basil” (herb) in Lebanese Arabic

“Herb”, “Herbs” in Lebanese Arabic

“Parsley” (herb) in Lebanese Arabic

This word in other Arabic dialects

“Ginger” (herb) in Tunisian Arabic
 

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