“Small”, “Smaller” in Lebanese Arabic

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

Zghir

In Lebanese Arabic, using the Arabic script, Zghir (Small) is written as:

صغير

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

2azghar

In Lebanese Arabic, using the Arabic script, 2azghar (Smaller) is written as:

أصغر

Listen to these two words pronounced (audio)

 

Examples in sentences or statements

“Can I have a small margherita pizza?”
 
Fine ekhod pizza hejem saghir?

 فيني اخد بيزا حجم صغير؟

 
“I like a small wallet.”

Bheb 2al mahfada saghir.

.بحب المحفظة الصغيرة

 
“The item is in the smaller of the two bags.”

2al gherad bel kis 2al saghir men bayn hal kisayn.

.لغرض بالكيس الصغير من بين هالكيسين

 
“This is the smaller of the two beaches in the city.”

Hayde 2azghar shati2ayn mawjoudin bel madine.

.هيدي الاصغر بين الشاطئين الموجودين بالمدينة

 
“That is small trunk space.”

Masahat 2al sandouk saghir.

.مساحة الصندوق صغيرة

 

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