“Seeing” (present) (verb) in Lebanese Arabic

In Lebanese Arabic, “Seeing” (the verb, in the present participle) is written using the Latin script as:

(I) 3ambshouf

(You) (m) 3ambetshouf

(You) (f) 3ambetshoufe

(You, plural) 3ambetshoufo

(He) 3ambishouf

(She) 3ambetshouf

(We) 3amenshouf

(They) 3ambishoufo

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

عمبشوف (I)

عمبتشوف (You) (m)

عمبتشوفي (You) (f)

عمبيشوفو (You, plural)

عمبيشوف (He)

عمبتشوف (She)

عمنشوف (We)

عمبيشوفو (They)

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Examples in sentences or statements

“I see the restaurant.”

3ambshouf 2al mat3am.

.عمبشوف ألماتعام

“I can see the house in the distance.”

3ambshouf 2al bet men b3id.

.عمبشوف ألبات من بعيد

“Do you see that mountain in the distance?”

(m) 3ambetshouf 2al jabal men b3id?

(f) 3ambetshoufe 2al jabal men b3id?

عمبتشوف ألجابل من بعيض؟ (m)

عمبتشوفي ألجابل من بعيض؟ (f)

“Do you two see that mountain?”

2ento naynetkon sheyfin 2al jabal?

أنتو نايناتكون شايفين ألجابل؟

“He told me on the phone that he can see the residence.”

2alne men 2al telephone 2eno fiyo yishouf 2al bet.

.ألني من ألتيايفون أنو فيو يشوف ألبيت

“We have been seeing each other for two months.”

Sarlna sheyfin ba3ad bi shi shehren.

.صارلنا شايفين باعاد شي شاهر

“They can see out the window better now that the neighbour trimmed his tree.”

3mabishoufo barat 2al shebek 2ahsan lama 2al jiran 2ata3 2al shajar.

.عمبيشوفو بارات ألشباك أحسانلاما ألجيران أتاع ألشاجار


Related words in Lebanese Arabic

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

“Sees” (third-person) (verb) in Lebanese Arabic

“Saw” (past) (verb) in Lebanese Arabic

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