“White” in Lebanese Arabic

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


Using the Arabic script, it is written as:


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Examples in sentences or statements

“Many of the homes in this area are painted white.”

Mou3zam 2al bouyout bihal mentaka madhounin bilawn 2abyad.

.معظم البيوت بهال منطقة مدهونين بلون ابيض

“Do you prefer red or white wine?”

Betfadil nabez 2ahmar 2aw 2abyad?

بتفضل نبيذ احمر او ابيض؟

“The pith in citrus fruit such as oranges is white.”

2al ghilaf fi fawakeh 2alhamdiyat metel 2al bourtoukal bilawn 2abyad.

.لغلاف في فواكه الحمضيات متل البرتقال بلون ابيض

“These bed sheets are white with a blue pattern.”

Sharashif 2al sarir bilawn 2abyad ma3 tabe3 bilawn 2azrak.

.شراشف السرير بلون ابيض مع طبع بلون ازرق

“This beach has beautiful white sand.”

Lawn 2al ramel bi haydal shati2 2abyad.

.لون الرمل بهيدا الشاطيء ابيض


Other colours in Tunisian Arabic

“Black” in Lebanese Arabic

“Grey” in Lebanese Arabic

In other Mediterranean languages and dialects

“White” in Egyptian Arabic

“White” in Tunisian Arabic

“White” in Turkish

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