“Walking” (present) (verb) in Lebanese Arabic

In Lebanese Arabic, “Walking” (the verb, in the present tense) is written using the Latin script as:

(I) 3ambemshe

(You) (m) 3ambtemshe

(You) (f) 3ambtemshe

(You, plural) 3ambtemsho

(He) 3ambyemshe

(She) 3ambtemshe

(We) 3amenmashe

(They) 3ambyemsho

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

عمبمشي (I)

عمبتمشي (m) (You)

عمبتمشي (f) (You)

عمبتمشو (You, plural)

عمبيمشو (He)

عمبتمشي (She)

 عمنمشي (We)

عمبيمشو (They)

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Examples in sentences or statements

“I’m walking to…”

3ambemshe 3ala…

…عمبمشي عالا

“Where are you walking to?”

(m) Lawen 3ambtemshe?

(f) Lawen 3ambtemshe?

لاوين عمبتمشي؟ (m)

لاوين عمبتمشي؟ (f)

“When are you walking to school?”

(m) 2amtin rah temshe 3al madrase?

(f) 2amtin rah temshe 3al madrase?

أمتين راح تمشي عالمدرسي؟ (m)

أمتين راح تمشي عالمدرسي؟ (f)

“Did you want me to walk with you?”

(m) Kenet badak yene 2emshe ma3ak?

(f) Kente badik yene 2emshe ma3ik?

كنت باداك يني أمشي ماعاك؟ (m)

كنتي باديك يني أمشي ماعيك؟ (f)

“You’re walking so fast!”

(m) 3ambtemshe ktir sari3!

(f) 3ambtemshe ktir sari3!

!عمبتمشي كتير ساريع (m)

!عمبتمشي كتير ساريع (f)

“Let’s not walk. We should run!”

Khalina ma nemshe. Lezim nerkod!

!خالينا مانمشي. ليزيم نركود

“He is walking to class right now.”

Huwe 3ambyemshe 3al saf hala2.

.هو عمبيمشي عال صاف حالاق

“She is walking to the bus stop.”

Hiye 3ambetmashe 3al bus stop.

.bus stopهي عمبتماشي عال

“We are walking to the movie theatre.”

Nahna 3amnemshe 3al cinema.

.ناحنا عمنمشي عال سينيما

“We’re walking to the cafe.”

3amnemshe 3al cafe.

.عمنمشي عال كافي

“No we’re not walking. We’re in a car right now.”

La2 ma 3amnemshe. Nahna bel siyara hala2.

.لاق ماعمنمشي. ناحنا بلسيارا حالاق

“They are walking over now.”

3ambyemsho hala2.

.عمبيمشو حالاق


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