“Vegetable”, “Vegetables” in Lebanese Arabic

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In Lebanese Arabic, “Vegetable” and “Vegetables” are both written using the Latin script as:

Khedra

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

خضرة

Listen to these two words pronounced (audio)

 

Examples in sentences or statements

 
“What kind of vegetable is this?”

Shou no3 haydal khedra?

شو نوع حايدال خدرا؟

 
“Can I have some pepper for the vegetables?”

Fine 2khod shway falafel lal khedra?

فيني اخد شوية فلفل للخضرة؟

 
“Onions and carrots are two of my favourite types of vegetables.”

2al basal wal jazar hene naw3ayn men 2al khedra 2al moufadalin 3ande?

 البصل والجزر هني النوعين من الخضرة المفضلين عندي؟

 
“What kind of vegetables would you like me to buy?”

(m) 2ay naw3 men 2al khedra betrid 2eshtere?

(f) 2ay naw3 men 2al khedra betride 2eshtere?

اي نوع من الخضرة بتريد اشتري (m)

اي نوع من الخضرة بتريدي اشتري (f)

 
“Can you please cut up the vegetables?”

(m) Please, fik te2ta3 2al khedra?

(f) Please, fike te2ta3e 2al khedra?

ارجوك، فيك تقطع الخضرة؟ (m)

ارجوكي، فيكي تقطعي الخضرة؟ (f)

 

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