“Mom” (Mother) in Lebanese Arabic

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

Ma ma

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

ماما

Listen to this word pronounced (audio)


 

Examples in sentences or statements

 
“My Mom has five sisters.”

2oumi 3anda khamset ekhwet benet.

.امي عندها خمس اخوة بنات

 
“My Mom is retired.”

2oumi moutaka3idat.

.امي متقاعدة

 
“What is your Mom’s name?”

(m) Shu 2esem 2emak?

(f) Shu 2esem 2emik?

شو اسم امك؟ (m)

شو اسم اميك؟ (f)

 
“How did your Mom and Dad originally meet?”

(m) Kif t3arafo 2emak ou bayak 3ala ba3ad?

(f) Kif t2arafo 2emik ou bayik 3ala ba3ad?

كيف تعرفو امك و بياك على بعض؟ (m)

كيف تعرفو اميك و بيك على بعض؟ (f)

 
“Your Mom is always fun to talk to.”

(m) 3ala toul 2el hadis ma3 2emak helo.

(f) 3ala toul 2el hadis ma3 2emik helo.

 .على طول الحديث مع امك حلو(m)

 .على طول الحديث مع اميك حلو(f)

 

This word in other Arabic dialects

“Mom” in Tunisian Arabic
 

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