“Your” in Lebanese Arabic

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

(m) 2elak

(f) 2elik

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

الك (m)

اليك (f)

(Editor’s note: In Lebanese Arabic, to indicate “Your” or that a noun is possessive in the You form, the words (m) 2elak (f) 2elik are used or the suffixes (m) -ak (f) -ik are affixed to the given noun.)

Listen to these two words pronounced (audio)


Examples in sentences or statements

“This watch is yours.”

(m) Haydel se3a 2elak.

(f) Haydel se3a 2elik.

.هيديل سيعا إلاك (m)

.هيديل سيعا إلايك(f)

“What is your name?”

(m) Shu esmak?

(f) Shu esmik?

شو اسمك؟ (m)

شو اسميك؟ (f)

“Here is your coffee.”

(m) Hayda 2ahwetak.

(f) Hayda 2ahwetik.

.هيدي قهوتك (m)

.هيدي قهوتيك (f)

“What is your favourite movie?”

(m) Shu filmak 2al moufadal?

(f) Shu filmik 2al moufadal?

شو فيلمكًً المفضل؟ (m)

شو فيلميكًً المفضل؟ (f)

“Is your dog male or female?”

(m) Kalbak benet 2aw sabe?

(f) Kalbik benet 2aw sabe?

كلبك دكراوانثى؟ (m)

كلبيك دكراوانثى؟ (f)


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