“How long…?” (time) in Lebanese Arabic

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

La 2amtin…?

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:


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Examples in sentences or statements

“How long is the wait?”

La 2amtin 2la natra?

لأيمتن النطرة؟

“How long until you arrive?”

(m) La 2amtin latousal?

(f) La 2amtin la tousale?

لأيمتن لتوصل؟ (m)

لأيمتن لتوصلي؟ (f)</p

“How long has it been?”

La 2amtin kenit?

لأيمتن كانت؟

“How long have you been watching TV?”

(m) Men 2aymata 3ambtehdar television?

(f) Men 2aymata 3ambtehdare television?

من أيمتن عمبتحضر تلفزيون؟ (m)

من أيمتن عمبتحضري تلفزيون؟ (f)

“How long is the movie?”

La 2aymtan 2al film?

لأيمتن الفيلم؟


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