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

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:

قفل (m)

 قفلي (f)

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

(m) Yi2afil

(f) T2afil

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

يقفل (m)

قفلي (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:

قفل (m)

قفلت (f)

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Examples in sentences or statements

 
“I will lock the door.”

Rah 2afil 2al beb.

.رح قفل الباب

 
“Can you lock the door?”

(m) Fik t2afil 2al beb?

(f) Fike t2afle 2al beb?

فيك تقفل الباب؟ (m)

فيكي تقفلي الباب؟ (f)

 
“The door won’t lock.”

2al beb ma3ambi2afil.

.الباب ما عمبيقفل

 
“The doors are locked.”

2al bweb m2aflin.

.البواب مقفلين

 
“This button locks all the doors.”

2al zer bi2afil kel bweb.

.الزر بقفل كل البواب

 

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