“Stink”, “Stinks”, “Stinking”, “Stank” (verbs) in Lebanese Arabic

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

(m) M3affan

(f) M3affane

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

معفن (m)

معفني (f)

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

(m) Yi3affin

(f) T3affin

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

 يعفن (m)

  تعفن (f)

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

(m) 3ambi3affin

(f) 3ambet3affin

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

عمبيعفن (m)

عمبتعفن (f)

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

(m) 3affan

(f) 3affanit

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

عفن (m)

 عفنت (f)

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Examples in sentences or statements

 
“Some of this food in the fridge is starting to stink.”

2al 2akel bel berad balash yi3afin.

.الأكل بالبراد بلش يعفن

 
“The garbage is stinking.”

2al zbele 3ambet3affin.

.الزبالة عمبتعفن

 
“Let’s throw out the garbage or it’ll start to stink.”

Khalin ankeb 2al zbele wa 2ila rah tbalish t3afin.

.خلينا نكب الزبالة و إلا رح تبلش تعفن

 
“Something from the street stinks.”

Fi shi m3affan 3al tari2.

 .في شي معفن عالطريق

 
“A skunk stunk up the street.”

2al derban 3affan 3al tari2.

.الظربان عفن الطريق

 

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