“Oregano” in Lebanese Arabic

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

Za3tar 2al bari

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

زعتر البري

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Examples in sentences or statements


“Here is some oregano.”

Hawde shwayit za3tar 2al bari.

.هودي شوية زعتر البري


“I like the taste of oregano.”

Bheb ta3met za3tar 2al bari.

.بحب طعمة الزعتر البري

“The pizza has oregano on it.”

Fi za3tar 2al bari 3alal pizza.

.في زعتر البري علبيتزا

“The oregano is from my garden.”

Za3tar 2al bari men jnaynatina.

.الزعتر البري من جنينتي

“The oregano is from my neighbour’s garden.”

2al za3tar 2al bari men jnayne jiranna.

.الزعتر البري من جنينة جيراننا


In other Mediterranean languages and dialects

“Oregano” in Tunisian Arabic

“Oregano” in Turkish

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