“Late”, “Later” in Lebanese Arabic

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

M2akhar

In Lebanese Arabic, using the Arabic script, M2akhar (Late) is written as:

مأخر

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

Ba3den

In Lebanese Arabic, using the Arabic script, Ba3den (Later) is written as:

بعدين

Listen to these two words pronounced (audio)

 

Examples in sentences or statements

“The pizza order is a bit late.”

Talabiyet 2al pizza ma2akhar shway.

.طلبية البيزا مأخرة شواي

 

“See you later.”

(m) Bshufak ba3den.

(f) Bshufik ba3den.

.بشوفك بعدين (m)

.بشوفيك بعدين (f)

 

“Later this afternoon would be a good time to meet.”

Bi wa2et m2akhar 2al yawm ba3ad 2al deher 2al wa2et munesib linetle2a.

.بوقت مأخر اليوم بعد الظهر الوقت مناسب لنتلاقى

 

“The parcel will arrive a day or two later than expected.”

2al trad byousal m2akhar yawm 2aw yawmen men 2al metwaka3.

.الطرد بيوصل مأخر يوم او يومين من المتوقع

 

“My parents are arriving later than expected due to traffic.”

2al 2ahel byousalo m2akhrin men 2al metwaka3 mi sabab 2al zahmet.

.الأهل بيوصلو مأخرين من المتوقع بسبب الزحمة

 

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