“Smart” in Lebanese Arabic

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

Zake

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

زكي

Listen to this word pronounced (audio)


 

Examples in sentences or statements

 
“You are smart!”

(m) 2enta zake!

(f) 2ente zakiye!

 !انت زكي (m)

  !انتي زكية (f)

 
“That is a smart idea!”

Hayde fekra zake!

!هيدي فكرة زكي

 
“How does your smart watch work?”

(m) Kif bteshteghil 2al smart watch taba3ak?

(f) Kif betshteghil 2al smart watch taba3ik?

 تبعك؟ smart watchكيف بتشتغل ال (m)

 تبعيك؟ smart watchكيف بتشتغل ال (f)

 
“Your dog is very smart.”

(m) Kalbak ktir zake.

(f) Kalbik ktir zake.

.كلبك كتير زكي (m)

.كلبيك كتير زكي (f)

 
“Your children are smart.”

(m) 2awledak zake.

(f) 2awledik zake.

 .اولادك زكي (m)

 .اولاديك زكي (f)

 

This word in other Arabic dialects

“Smart” in Tunisian Arabic
 

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