“You” in Lebanese Arabic


In Lebanese Arabic, “You” is written using the Latin script as:

(m) 2enta

(f) 2ente

In Lebanese Arabic, using the Arabic script, these two words are written as:

انت (m)

انتي (f)

Listen to these two words pronounced (audio)


Examples in sentences or statements

“How are you?”

(m) Kifak?

(f) Kifik?



“Where are you from?”

(m) 2enta men wen?

(f) 2ente men wen?

انت من وين؟ (m)

انتي من وين؟ (f)

“Are you ready to go?”

(m) 2enta jehiz lanrouh?

(f) 2ente jehze lanrouh?

انت جاهز لتروح؟ (m)

انتي جاهز لتروح؟ (f)

“What country have you always wanted to visit?”

(m) 2aya dawle 3abelak 2etzouro?

(f) 2aya dawle 3abelik 2etzoure?

اية دولة عابالك تزورو؟ (m)

اية دولة عاباليك تزورو؟ (f)

“Do you prefer coffee or tea?”

(m) Betfadil 2ahwe 2aw shay?

(f) Betfadle 2ahwe 2aw shay?

بتفضل قهوة او شاي؟ (m)

بتفاضلي قهوة او شاي؟ (f)


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