“Now” in Lebanese Arabic

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


Using the Arabic script, it is written as:


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Examples in sentences or statements.

“Okay, I’m ready now.”

Tayib, 2ana jehiz hala2.

.طيب، انا جاهزهلأ

“The pizza is ready now.”

2al pizza jehiz hala2.

.البيزا جاهز هلأ

“Let’s go now.”

Lanrouh hala2.

.لنروح هلأ

“Are you ready to go now?”

(m) 2enta jehiz lanrouh hala2?

(f) 2ente jehze lanrouh hala2?

انت جاهز لتروح هلأ؟ (m)

انتي جاهزي لتروح هلأ؟ (f)

“Now is a good time.”

Hala2 2al wa2et mnih.

.هلأ الوقت منيح


In other Mediterranean languages and dialects

“Now” in Egyptian Arabic

“Now” in Tunisian Arabic

“Now” in Turkish

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