“Say”, “Saying”, “Said” (verbs) in Lebanese Arabic

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

Yi2oul

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

يقول

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

3ambi 2oul

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

عمبيقول

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

2al

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

قال

Listen to these three words pronounced (audio)


 

Examples in sentences or statements

 
“‘Okay,’ She said.”

‘Tayib,’ 2alit.

طيب،’ قالت’

 
“‘Okay,’ He said.”

‘Tayib,’ 2al.

.طيب،’ قال’

 
“Can you say it again?”

(m) Fik 2et 2oula mara tene?

(f) Fike 2et 2oule mara tene?

فيك تقولها مرة تانية؟ (m)

فيكي تقولها مرة تانية؟ (f)

 
“What were you saying?”

(m) Shu kenet 3ambet2oul?

(f) Shu kente 3ambet2oule?

شو كنت عمبتقول؟ (m)

شو كنتي عمبتقولي؟ (f)

 
“What I was saying was…”

Yali kenete 3amb2oulo huwe…

…يلي كنت عمبقولو هو

 

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