“Until” in Lebanese Arabic

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


Using the Arabic script, it is written as:


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Examples in sentences or statements

“We’re open until 8pm.”

Fethin hata 2al se3a tmene bel lel.

.فاتحين حتى الساعة تمانة بالليل

“The store is open until 8pm.”

2al mahal fetih hata 2al se3a temen bel lel.

.المحل فاتح حتى الساعة تمانة بالليل

“I worked until 4pm today.”

2al yawm beshetghil hata lase3a 2arb3a ba3ad 2al deher.

.اليوم بشتغل لساعة أربعة بعد الضهر

“What time do you work until?”

(m) La2aya se3a btsehteghil?

(f) La2aya se3a bteshteghle?

لأية ساعة بتشتغل؟ (m)

لأية ساعة بتشتغلي؟ (f)

“I can’t meet until after 5pm.”

(m) Mafine shufak liba3ad 2al se3a khamse ba3ad 2al deher.

(f) Mafine shufik liba3ad 2al se3a khamse ba3ad 2al deher.

.ما فيني شوفك لبعد الساعة خمسة بعد الضهر (m)

.ما فيني شوفيك لبعد الساعة خمسة بعد الضهر (f)


In other Mediterranean languages and dialects

“Until” in Tunisian Arabic

“Until” in Turkish

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