“Hard” in Lebanese Arabic

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

Sa3be

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

صعبي

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Examples in sentences or statements

 
“It’s hard.”

Sa3be.

.صعبي

 
“The tree trunk is very hard!”

Jeze3 2al jashra ktir sa3be!

!جذع الشجرة كتير صعبي

 
“The bread is getting hard.”

2al khebez 3ambiye2sa.

.الخبز عمبيأسى

 
“This is a type of hard wood.”

Hayda naw3 men 2al khashab 2al 2asi.

.هيدا نوع من الخشب القاسي

 
“It’s hard to bend.”

Sa3be 2enhani.

.صعب انحني

 

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