“Smell”, “Smelling”, “Smelt” in Lebanese Arabic

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

Shem

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

شم

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

3ambshem

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

عمبشم

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

Shemet

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

شميت

Listen to these three words pronounced (audio)


 

Examples in sentences or statements

 
“I will smell the flowers.”

Rah shem 2al 2azhar.

.راح شم الأزهار

 
“I like smelling flowers when I go for a walk.”

Bheb shem 2al 2zhar lama rouh 2emshe.

.بحب شم الأزهار لما روح امشي

 
What a nice smell!”

Shou hal rihat 2al helo!

!شو هالريحة الحلوة

 
“Do you want to give it a smell?”

(m) Betheb 2etshem?

(f) Bethebe 2etsheme?

بتحب تشم؟ (m)

بتحبي تشمي؟ (f)

 
“What does it smell like to you?”

(m) Shou rihto bel nesbe la 2elak?

(f) Shou rihto bel nesbe la 2elik?

شو ريحنو بالنسبة الك؟ (m)

شو ريحتو بالنسبة اليك؟ (f)

 

Related words in Lebanese Arabic

“Hear”, “Hearing”, “Heard” in Lebanese Arabic

“See”, “Seeing”, “Seen” in Lebanese Arabic

“Taste”, “Tasting”, “Tasted” in Lebanese Arabic
 

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