“Tomato”, “Tomatoes” in Lebanese Arabic

In Lebanese Arabic “Tomato” & “Tomatoes” (the nouns) are both written using the Latin script as:


Using the Arabic script, both of these words are written as:


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Examples in sentences or statements

“Would you like some tomatoes on the sandwich?”

(m) Betheb shway banadoura bel sandwich?

(f) Bethebe shway banadoura bel sandwich?

بتحب شوية بندورة بالسندويش؟ (m)

بتحبي شوية بندورة بالسندويش؟ (f)

“Can I have some pepper for the tomatoes?”

Fine ekhod falafel lal banadoura?

فيني اخد فلفل للبندورة؟

“I’d like to buy these tomatoes.”

Betheb 2eshtere hal banadoura.

.بحب اشتري هال البندورة

“Six tomatoes, please.”

(m) Set banadoura, 2arjouk.

(f) Set banadoura, 2arjouke.

.ست بندورة، ارجوك (m)

.ست بندورة، ارجوكي (f)

“Do you want me to slice up the tomatoes?”

(m) Badak mane 2ate3 2el banadoura?

(f) Badik mane 2ate3 banadoura?

بدك مني قطع البندورة؟ (m)

بديك مني قطع البندورة؟ (f)


In other Mediterranean languages and dialects

“Tomato”, “Tomatoes” in Egyptian Arabic

“Tomato”, “Tomatoes” in Tunisian Arabic

“Tomato”, “Tomatoes” in Turkish

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