“Less” in Lebanese Arabic

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


Using the Arabic script, it is written as:


Listen to this word pronounced (audio)


Examples in sentences or statements

“Less onions, please.”

(m) Basel 2al2al, 2arjouk.

(f) Basel 2a2al, 2arjouke.

.بصل أقل، أرجوك (m)

.بصل أقل، أرجوكي (f)

“Can I have less onions, please?”

(m) Fine 2ekhod basel 2a2al, 2arjouk?

(f) Fine 2ekhod basel 2a2al, 2arjouke?

 فيني أخد بصل أقل، أرجوك؟ (m)

 فيني أخد بصل أقل، أرجوكي؟ (f)

“More or less?”

2aktar 2aw 2a2al?

أكتر أو أقل؟

“I think the distance is less than that?”

Ba3te2id 2al masefe 2a2al men hek?

بعتقد المسافة أقل من هيك؟

“The tickets are less.”

2al tazakour 2a2al.

.التذاكر أقل


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