“Stubborn” in Lebanese Arabic

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


Using the Arabic script, it is written as:


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Examples in sentences or statements

“My sister can be stubborn.”

2ekhte betkoun 3anide.

.أختي بتكون عنيدة

“I can be stubborn at times.”

2ana bkoun 3anid 2aw2et.

.أنا بكون عنيد أوقات

“Don’t be so stubborn.”

Ma tkoun ktir 3anid.

.ما تكون كتير عنيد

“Are you being stubborn?”

(m) 3ambet3anid?

(f) 3ambtet3ande?

عمبتعند؟ (m)

عمبتتعندي؟ (f)

“No, I’m not being stubborn.”

La2, ma3amb3anid.

.لا، ما عمبعند


In other Mediterranean languages and dialects

“Stubborn” in Tunisian Arabic

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