“Soon” in Lebanese Arabic

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


Using the Arabic script, it is written as:


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Examples in sentences or statements

“I’ll be there soon.”

Bikoun honik 2ariban.

.بكون هونيك قريباً

“Do you want to leave soon?”

(m) Badak tfel 2ariban?

(f) Badik tfele 2ariban?

بدك تفل قريباً؟ (m)

بديك تفلي قريباً؟ (f)

“Let’s leave soon.”

Khalina nfel 2ariban.

.خلينا نفل قريباً

“See you soon.”

(m) Bshufak 2ariban.

(f) Bshufik 2ariban.

 .بشوفك قريباً (m)

 .بشوفيك قريباً (f)

“The pizza is ready soon.”

2al pizza bijahiz 2ariban.

.البيتزا بيجهز قريباً


Related words in Lebanese Arabic

“Later” in Lebanese Arabic

“Now” in Lebanese Arabic

In other Mediterranean languages and dialects

“Soon” in Tunisian Arabic

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