“Tomato”, “Tomatoes” in Lebanese Arabic

In Lebanese Arabic “Tomato” and “Tomatoes” are both written using the Latin script as:


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


Listen to these two words pronounced (audio)


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)


These words in other Arabic dialects

“Tomato”, “Tomatoes” in Tunisian Arabic


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