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طََوَّل is this week’s Lebanese Arabic Word of the Week

طوّل is a verb that means to take a long time or to grow something long. Here is how it is conjugated:
بطَوِّل، عم يطوّل، رح طوّل، مطَوَّل

شوفير السّرفيس دايماً بِطوّل الطّريق 
Shufeir isseirviis dayman biTawwil iTTarii2.
The service driver always takes the long way.

بدُّه يطوّل شعره متل البنات
Baddo yTawwil sha3roh mitl iLbaneit.
He wants to grow his hair out like a girl.

بِتطوّل الطّبخة لَ تِستوي
BiTTawwil iTTabkhah latistiwy.
The meal takes a while to be ready to eat.

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