“How” in Lebanese Arabic

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In Lebanese Arabic, “How” is written using the Latin script as:

Kif

In Lebanese Arabic, using the Arabic script, it is written as:

كيف

Listen to this word pronounced (audio)

 

Examples in sentences or statements

 
“How would that be spelled in Arabic?”

Kif byinlafad hayda bel 3arabe?

كيف بينلفظ هيدا بالعربي؟

 
“How much does it cost?”

2adesh ha2o?

اديش حقو؟

 
“Do you know how it is made?”

(m) Bta3rif kif hayda byisna3?

(f) Bta3rif kif hayda byisna3?

بتعرف كيف هيدا بيصنع؟ (m)

بتعرفي كيف هيدا بيصنع؟ (f)

 
“How did you do that calculation?”

(m) Kif bta3mol hal hseb?

(f) Kif bta3mle hal hseb?

كيف بتعمل هالحساب؟ (m)

كيف بتعملي هالحساب؟ (f)

 
“How did you get it to work?”

(m) Kif 2deret mashiya?

(f) Kif 2ederet mashiya?

كيف ادرت ماشيا؟  (m)

كيف ادرتي ماشيا؟  (f)

 

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