“Sir” in Lebanese Arabic

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In Lebanese Arabic, “Sir” (a male pronoun used as a form of respect) is written using the Latin script as:

Estez

In Lebanese Arabic, using the Arabic script, it is written as:

أستاذ

 

Listen to this word pronounced (audio)

 

Examples in sentences or statements

 
“Welcome, sir.”

2ahlan, 2estez.

.آهلا، استاذ

 
“Hello, sir.”

Marhaba, 2estez.

.مرحبا، استاذ

 
“Sir, where is the nearest grocery store?”

2estez, wayn 2a2rab mahal semene?

استاذ، وين اقرب محل سمانة؟

 
“Excuse me, sir. Can I have another coffee?”

3afwan, 2estez. Fine 2khod fenjen 2ahwet tene?

عفوان، استاذ. فيني اخد فنجان قهوة تانية؟

 
“Good evening sir.”

Masa 2al kher 2estez.

 

.مسا الخير استاذ

 

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