“Lock”, “Locks”, “Locking”, “Locked” (verbs) in Lebanese Arabic

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

(m) 2afil

(f) 2afle

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

أفيل (m)

أفلي(f)

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

(m) Yi2afil

(f) Te2afil

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

يقفل (m)

تقفيل (f)

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

(m) 3ambi2afil

(f) 3ambet2afil

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

عمبيقفل(m)

عمبتقفل(f)

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

(m) 2afal

(f) 2afalit

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

اقفل (m)

اقفليت (f)

Listen to these two words pronounced (audio)


 

Examples in sentences or statements

 
“I will lock the door.”

Bade 2afil 2al beb.

.بدي أقفل الباب

 
“He is locking the door.”

3ambi2afil 2al beb.

.عمبيقفل الباب

 
“She is locking the door.”

3ambet2afil 2al beb.

.عمبتقفل الباب

 
“He locked the door.”

2afal 2al beb.

.قفل الباب

 
“The door is locked.”

2al beb ma2foul.

.الباب مقفول

 

Related words in Lebanese Arabic

“Door”, “Doors” in Lebanese Arabic

“House”, “Houses” in Lebanese Arabic

“Lock”, “Locks” (nouns) in Lebanese Arabic
 

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