“Small” in Lebanese Arabic

In Lebanese 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

“This is a small village.”

Hayde 2al day3a saghir.

.هيدي الضيعة صغيرة

“This is a small glass.”

Hayde kebeye saghir.

.هيدي كباية صغيرة

“Do you have a small car for rent?”

(m) 3andak siyara saghir lal 2ajar?

(f) 3andik siyara saghir lal 2ajar?

عندك سيارة صغيرة للأجار؟ (m)

عنديك سيارة صغيرة للأجار؟ (f)

“I like small dogs.”

Bheb 2al kleb 2al saghir.

.بحب الكلاب الصغار

“A small amount of sugar, please.”

(m) Kamiye 2alile men 2al soukar, 2arjouk.

(f) Kamiye 2alile men 2al soukar, 2arjouke.

.كمية قليلة من السكر، أرجوك (m)

.كمية قليلة من السكر، أرجوكي (f)


Related words in Lebanese Arabic

“Smaller”, “Smallest” in Lebanese Arabic

In other Mediterranean languages and dialects

“Small” in Egyptian Arabic

“Small” in Tunisian Arabic

“Small” in Spanish

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