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

7seib is a noun that means account. The plural is 7seibeit.

 

لَمّا زملائي بِروحو عَ المَطعَم، كِلّ واحَد بيِدفَع حسابُه
lamma zumalei2y biruu7o 3al maT3am, kil waa7ad byidfa3 7seibo.
When my colleagues go to the restaurant each one pays his own bill.

 

هَيدا الِمحاسِب بيَعمِل حسابات لَشركات كبيرِة
Hayda li-m7aasib bya3mil 7seibeit la shirkeit kbiireh.
This accountant is in charge of big companies’ accounts.

 

بدّي روح عَ البنك لإَفتح حساب
Baddy ruu7 3al bank la ifta7 7seib.
I have to go to the bank to open an account.

 

خَيِّ بيِشتِغل عَ حسابُه
Khayyi byishtighil 3a7seibo.
My brother works for himself (is self-employed).

 

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