“Stop” in Lebanese Arabic

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

(m) Wa2if

(f) Wa2fe

In Lebanese Arabic, using the Arabic script, these two words are written as:

وقف (m)

وقفي (f)

Listen to these two words pronounced (audio)


Examples in sentences or statements

“The stop signs are in two languages.”

2isharat 2al tawakouf bel ghatayn.

.اشارات التوقف بلغتين

“Let’s stop here quick and get some water.”

Khalina nou2af hon biser3a wa njib may.

.خلينا نوقف هون بسرعة ونجيب ماي

“Where is a good place to stop for some food?”

Wen fi matrah mnih la nou3af ou nekol?

وين في مطرح منيح لنوقف و ناكل؟

“Where do you want to stop?”

(m) Wen badak tou2af?

(f) Wen badik tou2afe?

وين بدك توقف؟ (m)

وين بدك توقفي؟ (f)

“When is the next bus stop?”

Wen mawf2af 2el bus 2el tali?

وين موقف الباص التالي؟


This word in other Arabic dialects

“Stop” in Tunisian Arabic

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