“New Year’s Day” in Lebanese Arabic

In Lebanese Arabic, “New Year’s Day” is written using the Latin script as:

Ra2es 2al sene

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

رأس السنة

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Examples in sentences or statements

“It’s New Year’s Day.”

2al yawm ra2es 2al sene.

.اليوم رأس السنة

“Are you open on New Year’s Day?”

(m) Bteftaho bi ra2es 2al sene?

(f) Bteftahe bi ra2es 2al sene?

بتفتح برأس السنة؟ (m)

بتفتحي برأس السنة؟ (f)

“Are you off work on New Year’s Day?”

(m) Btefras 3ala ra2es 2al sene?

(f) Btefrase 3ala ra2es 2al sene?

بتفرص على رأس السنة؟ (m)

بتفرصي على رأس السنة؟ (f)

“Is New Year’s Day an official holiday?”

Yom ra2es 2al sene 3id rasme?

يوم رأس السنة عيد رسمي؟

“Are stores open on New Year’s Day?”

2al mahalet byiftaho 3al ara2es 2al sene?

المحلات بيفتحو على رأس السنة؟


Related words & phrases in Lebanese Arabic

“Day”, “Daytime”, “Days” in Lebanese Arabic

“New year” in Lebanese Arabic

In other Mediterranean languages and dialects

“New Year’s Day” in Tunisian Arabic

“New Year’s Day” in Turkish

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