“Small” in Egyptian Arabic

In Egyptian Arabic, “Small” (the adjective) is written using the Latin script as:


Using the Arabic script, it is written as:


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Examples in sentences or statements

A small pizza, please.

Pizza so8ayrah, b3d 2znk.

.بيتزا صغيرة، بعد اذنك

“Small, medium or large?”

So8ayar, wact wla kber?

صغير، وسط ولا كبير؟

“That is a small camel.”

Dh gaml so8ayar.

.ده جمل صغير

“That is a small pyramid.”

Dh harm so8ayar.

.ده هرم صغير

A lot of the vehicles in this country are small.

Mo3zam el 3arabyat fe el bld de so8ayrah.

.معظم العربيات في البلد دي صغيرة


This word in other Arabic dialects

“Small” in Lebanese Arabic

“Small” in Tunisian Arabic

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