“Up” in Lebanese Arabic

In Lebanese Arabic, “Up” (the movement or direction) is written using the Latin script as:


In Lebanese Arabic, using the Arabic script, it is written as:


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Examples in sentences or statements

“Look up.”

2etala3 fo2.

.اتطلع فوق

“It’s up there.”

Mawjoud fo2.

.موجود فوف

“I’ll be right up.”

Rah 2etla3 deghre.

.راح اطلع دغري

“Look at the planes up there.”

2etala3 3ala 2al tiyarat fo2 honik.

.أتطلع على الطيارات فوق هونيك

“Can you move it up two inches?”

(m) Fik tzih la fo2 tnen inch.

(f) Fike tzihe la fo2 tnen inch.

 فيك تزيح لفوق تنان انش؟ (m)

 فيك تزيحي لفوق تنان انش؟ (f)


In other Mediterranean languages and dialects

“Up” in Tunisian Arabic

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