“Shovel”, “Shovels” (nouns) in Lebanese Arabic

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

Rafesh

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

رفش

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

Rfoush

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

رفوش

Listen to these two words pronounced (audio)


 

Examples in sentences or statements

 
“Here is a shovel.”

(m) Tfadal 2al rafesh.

(f) Tfadale 2al rafesh.

 .تفضل الرفش (m)

 .تفضلي الرفش (f)

 
“That is a shovel.”

Hayda rafesh.

.هيدا رفش

 
“Which shovel do you want to use?”

(m) 2aya rafesh badak testa3mil?

(f) 2aya rafesh badik testa3mle?

أية رفش بدك تستعمل؟ (m)

أية رفش بديك تستعملي؟ (f)

 
“There are three shovels in the garage.”

Fi tlet rfoush bel garage.

.في تلات رفوش بالكاراج

 
“Can you pass me the shovel?”

(m) Fik tmare2le 2al rafesh?

(f) Fike tmar2ile 2al rafesh?

فيك تمرقلي الرفش؟ (m)

فيكي تمرقيلي الرفش؟ (f)

 

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