“Sidewalk”, “Sidewalks” in Lebanese Arabic

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In Lebanese Arabic, “Sidewalk” is written using the Latin script as:

Rasif

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

رصيف

In Lebanese Arabic, “Sidewalks” is written using the Latin script as:

2arsifi

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

 أرصفة

Listen to these two terms pronounced (audio)


 

Examples in sentences or statements

 
“They are walking down the sidewalk.”

Meshyin 3al rasif.

 

.ماشيين عالرصيف

 
“Let’s walk on the sidewalk.”

Khalina nemshe 3al rasif.

.خلينا نمشي عالرصيف

 
“The sidewalk is across the street.”

2al rasif me2ebil 2al sheri3.

 

.الرصيف مقابل الشارع

 
“There are sidewalks on both sides of the street.”

Fi 2arsifi 3ala maylten 2al sheri3.

.في أرصفة على ميلتين الشارع


 
This sidewalk was recently paved.”

Hal rasif mesh men zamen tzabat.

.هالرصيف مش من زمان تزبط

 

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