“Some” in Egyptian Arabic

In Egyptian Arabic, “Some” is written using the Latin script as:


Using the Arabic script, it is written as:


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Examples in sentences or statements

“Could you pass me some salt, please?”

Momkn tnawlny 4ewayet mal7, b3d 2znk?

ممكن تناولني شوية ملح، بعد اذنك؟

“Let’s grab some coffee on the way.”

5alena negeb 4ewayet qahwa fi altare2.

.خلينا نجيب شوية قهوه في الطريق

“We need to buy some groceries for dinner.”

3ayzen ne4try 4ewayet be2alah lil3a4a.

.عايزين نشتري شوية بقالة للعشا

“I’ll bring some snacks for you kids.”

Ana ha7adr 4ewayet wagabat 5afefa lekom ya 3eyal.

.انا هحضر شوية وجبات خفيفه ليكم يا عيال

“Do you have some time to chat later?”

Anta 3andak ba3d alwa2t lilkalam fi wa2t tany?

انت عندك بعض الوقت للكلام في وقت تاني؟


In other Mediterranean languages and dialects

“Some” in Lebanese Arabic

“Some” in Tunisian Arabic

“Some” in Turkish

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