“Handful” (adjective) in Lebanese Arabic

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


Using the Arabic script, it is written as:


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Examples in sentences or statements


“Here is a handful of grapes.”

Hayde kemshet 3enab.

.هيدي كمشة عنب


“Take a handful of strawberries.”

(m) Khod kemshet frez.

(f) Khede kemshet frez.

 .خود كمشة فريز (m)

 .خدي كمشة فريز (f)


“The kids were a handful this afternoon!”

2al louled ktir se3ado 2al yawm ba3ad 2al deher!


!الاولاد كتير ساعدو اليوم بعد الضهر


“How much for a handful of almonds?”

2adesh sa3erkemshet 2al loz?

اديش سعر كمشة اللوز؟


“Can you scoop a handful of almonds?”

(m) Fik ta3tine kemshet 2al loz?

(f) Fike ta3tine kemshet 2al loz?

فيك تعطيني كمشة لوز؟ (m)

فيكي تعطيني كمشة لوز؟ (f)



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