“Hungry” (adjective) in Lebanese Arabic

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

Jou3an

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

جوعان

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Examples in sentences or statements

 
“Are you hungry?”

(m) 2enta jou3an?

(f) 2ente jou3an?

 أنت جوعان؟ (m)

 أنتي جوعان؟ (f)

 
“I’m hungry.”

2ana jou3an.

.أنا جوعان

 
“We’re hungry.”

Nahna jou3anin.

.نحنا جوعانين

 
“The kids are hungry.”

2al 2awled jou3anin.

.الأولاد جوعانين

 
“Good meal! I’m not hungry anymore.”

Wajbe tayib! mane jou3an ba2a.

.وجبة طيبة! مني جوعان بقا

 

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