“Not enough” in Lebanese Arabic

In Lebanese Arabic, “Not enough” is written using the Latin script as:


Using the Arabic script, it is written as:


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Examples in sentences or statements

“There is not enough.”



“There is not enough washing detergent left.”

Mabikafe 2al dawa ghasil.

.مبيكفي دوا غسيل

“There is not enough pepper left.”

Mabikafe 2al har.

.مبيكفي ألحر

“There may not be enough gasoline to get there. Let’s gas up.”

Yimkin mabikafe 2al benzine. Khalina nfawil.

.يمكين مبيكفي ألبينزين. خلينا نفولا

“There is not enough bottles of water left.”

Mabikafe 2al galonet may.

.مبيكفي ألخلونيت مي


In other Mediterranean languages and dialects

“Not enough” in Tunisian Arabic

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