“Read” (future) (verb) in Lebanese Arabic

In Lebanese Arabic, “Read” (the verb, in the future tense) is written using the Latin script as:

(I) 2e2ra

(You) (m) 2e2ra

(You) (f) 2e2re

(You, plural) 2e2ro

(He) Byi2ra

(She) Bte2ra

(We) Mne2ra

(They) Byi2ro

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

أقرا (I)

أقرا (You) (m)

أقري (You) (f)

أقرو (You, plural)

بيقرا (He)

بتقرا (She)

 متقرا (We)

بيقرو (They)

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Examples in sentences or statements

“I look forward to reading it.”

Rah 2e2riya.

.راح أقريا

“I’m going to start reading that book tomorrow.”

Bade balish 2e2ra haydal kteb bukra.

.بدي باليش أقرا حيدال كتاب بوكرا

“No, I don’t think I’m going to read that book.”

La2, mabeftekir rah 2e2ra haydal kteb.

.لاق، مابفتكير راح أقرا حايدال كتاب

“Are you going to read it?”

(m) Rah te2raha?

(f) Rah te2riya?

راح تقراحا؟ (m)

راح تقريا؟ (f)

“What are you going to read next?”

(m) Shou 3ambte2ra ba3den?

(f) Shou 3ambte2re ba3den?

شو عمبتقرا باعدين؟ (m)

شو عمبتقري باعدين؟ (f)

“I’ll ask him if he’s going to read it.”

Rah 2es2alo 2eza bado yi2riha.

.راح قسقالو أزا بادو يقريها

“My mother is going to read this book next.”

2eme bada te2ra 2al kteb ba3den.

.أمي بادا تقرا ألكتيب باعدين


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