“Old” (adjective) in Lebanese Arabic

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

2adim

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

قديم

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Examples in sentences or statements

 
“That olive tree is approximately 400 years old!”

Hal shajra 2al zaytoun 3amruha 2arb3amit sene!

!هالشجرة الزيتون عمرها تقريبًا أربعمية سنة

 
“That building is quite old.”

Hal bineye adime.

.هالبناية قديمة

 
“How old is it?”

2adesh 3amro?

قديش عمرو؟

 
“An old man.”

Rejel kbir bel 3amer.

.رجال كبير بالعمر

 
“An old woman.”

Mara kbire bel 3amer.

.مرا كبيرة بالعمر

 

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