“Want” (future) (verb) in Lebanese Arabic

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

(I) Bade

(You) (m) Badak

(You) (f) Badik

(You, plural) Badkon

(He) Bado

(She) Bada

(We) Badna

(They) Badon

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

بادي (I)

باداك (m) (You)

باديك (f) (You)

بادكون (You, plural)

بادو (He)

بادا (She)

بادنا (We)

بادون (They)

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Examples in sentences or statements

“I will want to eat soon.”

Bade 2ekol 2ariban.

.بادي أكول أريبان

“I want to sleep in probably an hour.”

Bade nem bi shi se3a.

.بادي نام بيشي سيعا

“Will you want the same type of computer after this one?”

(m) Badak zet 2al computer ba3ad hayda?

(f) Badik zet 2al computer ba3ad hayda?

باداك زات ألكومبيوتر باعاد حايدا؟ (m)

باديك زات ألكومبيوتر باعاد حايدا؟ (f)

“Will you two want to eat more later?”

2ento naynetkon badkon teklo aktar ba3den?

أنتو نايناتكون بادكون تاكلو اكتار باعدان؟

“He will want to wake up soon.”

Bado you3a 2ariban.

.بادو يوعا أريبان

“She will want to eat soon.”

Bada tekol 2ariban.

.بادا تاكول أريبان

“My dog will want to eat soon.”

(m) Kalbe bado yekol 2ariban.

(f) Kalbe bada tekol 2ariban.

.كالبي بادو يكول أريبان (m)

.كالبي بادا تيكول أريبان (f)


“I think they will want to rent this car.”

Ba3te2id badon yista2jro 2al siyara.

.باعتقيد بادون يستاقجرو ألسيارا


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