“Sleep”, “Sleeping” in Lebanese Arabic

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

Nem

In Lebanese Arabic, using the Arabic script, Nem (Sleep) is written as:

نام

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

Neyim

In Lebanese Arabic, using the Arabic script, Neyim (Sleeping) is written as:

نايم
Listen to these two words pronounced (audio)

 

Examples in sentences or statements

“I’m going to sleep.”

Bade nem.

.بدي نام

 

“I’m going to sleep soon.”

Bade nem ba3ad shway.

.بدي نام بعد شواي

 

“He is sleeping.”

Huwe neyim.

.هو نايم

 

“How many hours a night do you sleep?”

(m) Kam se3a betnem bel layl?

(f) Kam se3a betneme bel layl?

كم ساعة بتنام بالليل؟ (m)

كم ساعة بتنامي بالليل؟ (f)

 

“I sleep about eight hours a night.”

2ana bnem ta2riban tmen se3at.

.انا بنام تقريباً تمان ساعات

 

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