“Well done!” in Lebanese Arabic

In Lebanese Arabic, “Well done!” is written using the Latin script as:

(m) 3afek!

(f) 3affeke!

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

!عافاك (m)

!عافاكي (f)

(Editor’s note: In Lebanese Arabic, another common word that is cognate with Well done! is Bravo! / !برافو .)

Listen to these two words pronounced (audio)


Examples in sentences or statements

“Well done! You pronounced that word perfectly.”

(m) 3afek! Thajet 2el kelme bishakel sah.

(f) 3afeke! Thajete 2el kelme bishakel sah.

.عافاك! تهجيت الكلمة بشكل صح (m)

.عافاكي! تهجيتي الكلمة بشكل صح (f)

“Well done! You did excellent on that exam.”

(m) 3afek! 3amelet mnih bel fahes.

(f) 3afeke! 3amelte mnih bel fahes.

.عافاك!عملت منيح بالفحص (m)

.عافاكي!عملتي منيح بالفحص (f)

“You finished the entire meal. Well done!”

(m) Khalaset kel 2el wejbe. 3afek!

(f) Khalaste kel 2el wejbe. 3afeke!

!خلصت كل الوجبة برافوعافاك (m)

!خلصتي كل الوجبة برافوعافاكي (f)

“Well done! You are learning this topic fast.”

(m) 3afek! 3ambtet3alam hal mawdou3 biser3at.

(f) 3afeke! 3ambtet3alame hal mawdou3 biser3at.

.عافاك!عمبتتعلم هالموضوع بسرعة (m)

.عافاكي! عمبتتعلمي هالموضوع بسرعة (f)

“Well done! What book do you plan to read next?”

(m) 3afek! 2ay kteb 3ambetfakir te2ra ba3den?

(f) 3afeke! 2ay kteb 3ambetfakre te2riya ba3den?

عافاك! اية كتاب عمبتفكر تقرا بعدين؟ (m)

عافاكي! اية كتاب عمبتفكري تقرا بعدين؟ (f)


Related words & phrases in Lebanese Arabic

“Good job!” in Lebanese Arabic

“Great!” in Lebanese Arabic

In other Mediterranean languages and dialects

“Well done!” in Tunisian Arabic

“Well done!” in Turkish

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