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

7awwal is a verb that means to transfer (money), to pass by (stop by), or to change something. Here is how it is conjugated:

بِحَوِّل، عم يِحَوِّل، رح يِحَوِّل، مْحَوِّل

 

حَوَّل مصاري لاهلُه
7awwal maSaary la-ahlo
He transferred money to his parents.

 

حَولي لَعنّا لَفِنْجان قهوة
7awly la-3inna la-finjein ahweh
Stop by for a cup of coffee.

 

حَوّلِت بيتَها لَحضانة أطفال
7awwalit bayta la-7aDaanit aTfaal
She transformed her house into a day care.

 

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