“Water” (noun) in Lebanese Arabic

In Lebanese Arabic, “Water” (the noun) is written using the Latin script as:


Using the Arabic script, it is written as:


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Examples in sentences or statements

“I’m thirsty. Do you have any water?”

(m) 2ana 3etshan. 3andak may lal shereb?

(f) 2ana 3etshan. 3andik may lal shereb?

انا عطشان. عندك ماي للشرب؟ (m)

انا عطشان. عنديك ماي للشرب؟ (f)

“I’m going to go to the store and buy some water.”

Rayih 3al mahal 2eshtere may.

.رايح عال محل اشتري ماي

“I’d like some water.”

Bheb 2ekhod may.

.بحب اخد ماي

“The water is boiling.”

3ambetghali 2el may.

.عمبتغلي الماي

“How hot was the shower’s water?”

2adesh sekhne 2el may bel doush?

اديش سخنة الماي بالدوش؟


Related terms in Lebanese Arabic

“Bottle of water”, “Bottles of water” in Lebanese Arabic

“Pack of water bottles”, “Packs of water bottles” in Lebanese Arabic

In other Mediterranean languages and dialects

“Water” (noun) in Egyptian Arabic

“Water” (noun) in Tunisian Arabic

“Water” (noun) in Turkish

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