“High” in Lebanese Arabic

In Lebanese Arabic, “High (the adjective, as in a high position of something) is written using the Latin script as:

3ale

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

عالي

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Examples in sentences or statements

 
“Is the painting hung too high?”

2al lawha m3al2a ktir 3alye?

اللوحة معلقة كتير عالية؟

 
“It is high from up here!”

3ale men hon!

!علي من هون

 
“The bucket is too high for me to reach.”

2al sate ktir 3ale la2ousalo.

.السطل كتير عالي لأوصللو

 
“It’s too high.”

Ktir 3ale.

.كتير عالي

 
“No, it’s not too high.”

La2, mesh ktir 3ale.

.لا، مش كتير عالي

 

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