“Onion”, “Onions” in Lebanese Arabic

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

Basal

In Lebanese Arabic, using the Arabic script, it is written as:

بصل

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

Baslat

In Lebanese Arabic, using the Arabic script, it is written as:

 بصلات

Listen to these two words pronounced (audio)

 

Examples in sentences or statements

 

“The recipe is calling for onions.”

2al wasfe 3ambtetlob baslat.

.الوصفة عمبتطلب بصلات

 

“I’ll buy some onions.”

Bade 2eshtere basalat.

.بدي اشتري بصلات

 

“I’ll buy four onions.”

Bade 2eshtere 2arb3a baslat.

.بدي اشتري اربع بصلات

 

“Can you please weigh this onion?”

(m) Fik tzayn hal bas basal?

(f) Fike tzayne hal basal?

فيك تزين هالبصلة؟ (m)

فيكي تزيني هالبصلة؟ (f)

 

“That is a red onion.”

Haydek basal 2ahmar.

.هيداك بصل أحمر

 

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