“Husk”, “Husks” in Lebanese Arabic

In Lebanese Arabic, “Husk” (as in the chaff on corn) is written using the Latin script as:

2asher

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

قشر

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

2oushour

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

قشر

Listen to these two words pronounced (audio)


 

Examples in sentences or statement

 
“Can you peel the husks off the corn?”

(m) Fik te2shar 2ashre 2al dera?

(f) Fike te2share 2ashre 2al dera?

فيك تأشر قشرة الدرة؟ (m)

فيكي تأشري قشرة الدرة؟ (f)

 
“Can you help me peel the husks off the corn?”

(m) Fik tse3edne 2asher 2ashret 2al dera?

(f) Fike se3dine 2asher 2ashret 2al dera?

 فيك تساعدني أشر قشرة الدرة؟ (m)

 فيكي تساعديني أشر قشرة الدرة؟ (f)

 
“Corn has husks.”

2al dera 2elha 2asher.

.الدرة الها قشر

 
“I removed the husks from the corn.”

Shelet 2al 2ashre men 2al dera.

.شلت القشرة من الدرة

 
“Those are husks”

Hawde 2oushour.

.هودي قشور

 

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