“Maybe” in Lebanese Arabic

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

Yimkin

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

يمكن

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Examples in sentences or statements

 
“Maybe that is right.”

Yimkin hayda sah.

.يمكن هيدا صح

 
“Maybe. Let’s wait and see.”

Yimkin. Khalina nentor.

.يمكن. خلينا ننطر ونشوف

 
“Maybe. I’ll call and ask.”

Yimkin. Rah 2etasal wa 2es2al.

.يمكن. رح أتصل وأسال

 
“Maybe. I’ll let you know if that can be done.”

(m) Yimkin. Rah 2eb2a khabrak 2iza hal shi moumkin yin3amal.

(f) Yimkin. Rah 2eb2a khabrik 2iza hal shi moumkin yin3amal.

.يمكن. رح أبقى خبرك إذا هل شي ممكن ينعمل (m)

.يمكن.  رح أبقى خبريك إذا هل شي ممكن ينعمل (f)

 
“Maybe. Let’s turn on the TV and see if its on.”

Yimkin. Khalina ndour 2al television wa nshouf 2iza 3ambyishteghil.

.يمكن. خلينا ندور التلفزيون ونشوف إذا عمبيشتغل

 

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