“Lake”, “Lakes” in Lebanese Arabic

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

Bu7ayra

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

بُحيرة

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

Bu7ayrat

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

بُحيرات

Listen to these two words pronounced (audio)


 

Examples in sentences or statements

 

“This lake leads to the sea.”

Hayde l bu7ayra btousal 3al ba7er.

.هيدي البُحيرة بتوصل عالبحر

 

“We can cross the lake at a bridge in about 1 kilometre.”

Feena ne2ta3 l bu7ayra 3a jeser ba3ed kilometre ta2reeban.

.فينا نقطع البُحيرة على جسر بعد كيلومتر تقريباً

 

“People fish in this lake?”

L 3alam byetsayyado samak b hal bu7ayra?

العالم بيتصيّدو سمك بهالبُحيرة؟

 

What kind of fish are in this lake?

 Shu no3 l asmek b hal bu7ayra?”

.شو نوع الأسماك بهالبُحيرة

 

“There are many lakes in this area.”

Fi kteer bu7ayrat bhal manta2a.

.في كتير بُحيرات بهالمنطقة

 

Related words in Lebanese Arabic

“Sea”, “Seas” in Lebanese Arabic

“Water” in Lebanese Arabic

This word in other Arabic dialects

“Lake”, “Lakes” in Tunisian Arabic
 

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