“Sun” in Lebanese Arabic

In Lebanese Arabic, “Sun” (the noun, as in the star in the sky) is written using the Latin script as:


Using the Arabic script, it is written as:


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Examples in sentences or statements

“The sun is a star.”

2al shames hiye najem.

.ألشمس هس شمس

“The sun rises in the east.”

2al shames byetla3 men 2al sharek.

.ألشمس بيتلاع من ألشرق

“The sun is setting.”

3ambteghroub 2al shames.

.عمبتغروب ألشمس

“Look! The sun is setting along the sea’s horizon.”

(m) Shouf! 2al shames 3ambteghroub ma3 2al baher.

(f) Shoufe! 2al shames 3ambteghroub ma3 2al baher.

.شوف! ألشمس عمبتغروب مع ألبحر (m)

.شوفي! ألشمس عمبتغروب مع ألبحر (f)

“The sun just came out.”

Hala2 teli3 2al shames.

.حلاق تليع ألشمس


In other Mediterranean languages and dialects

“Sun” in Egyptian Arabic

“Sun” in Spanish

“Sun” in Turkish

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