“Set”, “Sets”, “Setting”, “Set” (verbs) in Lebanese Arabic

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

(m) Het

(f) Hette

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

 حت (m)

حتي (f)

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

(m) Yihet

(f) Thet

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

يحت (m)

تحت (f)

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

(m) 3ambihet

(f) 3ambethet

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

عمبيحت (m)

عمبتحت (f)

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

(m) Hat

(f) Hatit

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

حات (m)

حاتيت (f)

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Examples in sentences or statements

 
“Let’s set it down here.”

Khalina nheta hon.

.خلينا نحتا هون

 
“I set it down over there.”

Hetayta hon.

.حتيتا هون

 
“The sun sets at about 5:30pm this time of year.”

2al shames byeghrob se3a khamse 2ou nes hal wa2et bel sene.

.ألشمس بيخروب سيعا خمسي و نس هل وقت بلسني

 
“Where did you set it down?”

(m) Wen hetayta?

(f) Wen hetaytiya?

 ون حتيتا؟ (m)

ون حتيتيا؟ (f)

 
“I will set the alarm for 6:30am.”

Rah het 2al alarm se3a sete 2ou nes.

.رح حت أل ألرم سيعا ستس ونس

 

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