“Start”, “Starts”, “Starting”, “Started” (verbs) in Lebanese Arabic

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In Lebanese Arabic, “Start” (the verb) is written using the Latin script as:

(m) Balish

(f) Balshe

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

بلش (m)

بلشي (f)

In Lebanese Arabic, “Starts” (the verb) is written using the Latin script as:

(m) Bibalish

(f) Betbalish

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

ييبلش (m)

بتبلش (f)

In Lebanese Arabic, “Starting” (the verb) is written using the Latin script as:

(m) 3ambibalish

(f) 3ambtetbalish

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

 عمبيبلش (m)

 عمبتبلش (f)

In Lebanese Arabic, “Started” (the verb) is written using the Latin script as:

(m) Balash

(f) Balashit

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

بلش (m)

 بلشت (f)

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Examples in sentences or statements

 
“I will start the lawnmower.”

Bade dawir makanat te2ti3 2al 3ashab.

.بدي دور مكنة تقطيع العشب

 
“He is starting the lawnmower.”

3ambidawir 2al makanat te2ti3.

 

 .عمبيدور مكنة تقطيع

 
“Have you started reading the new book?”

(m) Balashet te2ra 2al kteb 2al jdid?

(f) Balashte te2re 2al kteb 2al jdid?

بلشت تقرا الكتاب الجديد؟ (m)

بلشتي تقري الكتاب الجديد؟ (f)

 
“Yes, I started reading the book yesterday.”

Na3am, balashet 2e2ra 2la kteb 2al jdid mberih.

.نعم، بلشت اقرا الكتاب مبارح

 
“I started reading this book last night.”

Balashet 2e2ra haydal kteb mberih bel lel.

.بلشت اقرا هالكتاب مبارح بالليل

 

Related words in Lebanese Arabic

“Finish”, “Finishing”, “Finished” in Lebanese Arabic

“I’m finished” in Lebanese Arabic
 

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