“South”, “Southern” in Lebanese Arabic

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

Jnoub

In Lebanese Arabic, using the Arabic script, Jnoub (South) is written as:

جنوب

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

2al jounoub

In Lebanese Arabic, using the Arabic script, 2al jounoub (Southern) is written as:

الجنوب

Listen to these two words pronounced (audio)

 

Examples in sentences or statements

“Do you want to go somewhere south for the weekend?”

(m) Betheb trouh shi mahal bel jnoub bi niheyet 2al 2ousbou3?

(f) Bethebe trouhe shi mahal bel jnoub bi niheyet 2al 2ousbou3?

بتحب تروح شي محل بالجنوب بنهاية الأسبوع؟ (m)

بتحبي تروحي شي محل بالجنوب بنهاية الأسبوع؟ (f)

 

“The South Pole is opposite from the North Pole.”

2al katib jnoub bi 3akes katib 2al shamali.

.القطب جنوب بعكس القطب الشمالي

 

“There is more dessert in the southern part of the country.”

Fi sahra2 2aktar bi maylet 2al jounoub men 2al balad.

.في صحراء أكتر بميلة الجنوب من البلد

 

“The GPS reads to travel south for two more kilometres.”

2al GPS 3ambidel lel safar 3al jnoub ba3ad kilometren zyiede.

.عمبدل للسفر عالجنوب بعد كلمترين زيادة GPS ال

 

“This product is from the southern part of the country.”

Hayda 2al mountaj men 2al jeze2 2al jounoub men 2al balad.

.هيدا المنتج من الجزء الجنوب من البلد

 

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