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

tole3 is a verb that means to go up, to depart, or to rise. Here is how it is conjugated:

بيُطلَع، عم يُطلَع، رح يُطلَع، طالِع

tole3, byotla3, 3am yotla3, ra7 yotla3, Taali3

 

كل ويك أند بُطلَع ع الضيعة مع أهلي
kil weekend botla3 3a Day3ah ma3 ahly
Every weekend I go up to the village with my parents.

 

منُطلع من بيتنا كلّ يوم الصّبح ع الساعة 7:30
mnotla3 men baytna kil yom eSobi7 3a ssei3a 7:30
We leave our house every day at 7:30 in the morning.

 

منلتقى اليوم ع الخمسة، اوكي، ماشي؟
mnilt2a lyowm 3al-khamseh, Ok, meishy?
Let’s meet today at 5:00. Is that ok? Does it work for you?

 

طلعت بالسيارة
tlo3et bis-siyyarah
I got in the car.

 

طلعت من السيارة
tlo3et min-ssiyyarah
I got out of the car.

 

الأسونسور معطّل، كرمال هيك طلُعنا عالدرج
l asenceur m3attal, kermeil heik tlo3na 3ad-daraj
The elevator is out of order, so we went up the stairs.

 

الشّمس بتُطلع الساعة 6 الصبح
sh-shames btotla3 sei3ah 6 S-Sobo7
The sun rises at 6 in the morning.

 

واوو!!! شو طالعة حلوة اليوم
waww shuu Tal3ah 7ilweh lyoom!!!!
Wow! You look so beautiful today!

 

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

wa22a3 is a verb that means to let fall. Here is how it is conjugated:

بِوَقّع ، عم يوقّع، رح يوقّع، موَقّع

wa22a3 , biwa22e3, 3am ywa22e3, ra7 ywa22e3, mwa22i3

 

وقّعت الحليب ع الأرض
wa22a3it l7aliib 3al 2arid
I spilled the milk on the floor.

 

وقَّع حالُه ب ورطة
wa22a3 7alo bi wartah
He got himself in trouble.

 

وقَّع بيني وبينُه
wa22a3 bayny w bayno
Something came between us (so we are no longer friends).

 

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

mishy is a verb that means to walk or to work well. Here is how it is conjugated:

بيمشي، عم يمشي ، رح يمشي ، ماشي

mishy, byimshy, 3am yimshy, ra7 yimshy, meishy

 

بمشي كلّ يوم تقريباً ربع ساعة تَ أوصل ع شغلي
bimshy kil yowm ta2riiban ribi3 sei3ah ta uuSal 3a shighly
I walk about 15 minutes to get to my work every day.

 

شغلي الحمدالله ماشي منيح
shighly l7amdillah meishy mnii7
My Work is going well (praise God).

 

منلتقى اليوم ع الخمسة، اوكي، ماشي؟
mnilt2a lyowm 3al-khamseh, Ok, meishy?
Let’s meet today at 5:00. Is that ok? Does it work for you?

 

تليفوني ماشي، بس أنا حابّة إشتري تليفون جديد
telefony meishy, bas ana 7aabbeh ishtiry telifon jdiid
My phone is ok, but I’d like to buy a new one.

 

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

2a3adis a verb that means to sit or to stay. Here is how it is conjugated:

بيقعُد، عم يقعُد ، رح يقعُد ، قاعِد

2a3ad, byi23od, 3am yi23od, ra7 yi23od, 2aa3id

 

رحنا بالعطلة ع شرم الشّيخ وقعدنا بشاليه كتير حلو ومش غالي
ri7na bil 3oTleh 3a sharm esh-sheykh w 2a3adna bi shaleih ktiir 7elo w mish ghaaly
We went to Sharm esh-sheykh during our vacation, and stayed in a beautiful chalet that wasn’t expensive.

 

صَرلي كلّ النّهار واقفة، رح إقعُد إرتاح شْوَيّ
Sarly kil en-nhaar waa2feh, ra7 i23od irtei7 shwayy
I’ve been standing all day long, I will rest for a while.

 

قعدت إدرس عربي كلّ السّهرة
2a3adit idros 3araby kil es-sahrah.
I sat the whole evening studying Arabic.

 

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

tarak is a verb that means to leave, or to quit (a habit, a relationship). Here is how it is conjugated:

بيِِترُك، عم يِِترُك ، رح يِِترُك ، تارِك

 

بِترُك البيت السّاعة سبعة كلّ يوم
bitrok el-beyt es-sei3ah sab3ah kil yoom
I leave home at 7:00 every day.

 

بِسَبَب المشاكِل الِكتيرة تركو بعض
bisabab el-masheikil li-ktiireh, tarako ba3D
Due to the many problems, they broke up.

 

ها الشَخِص تَرَك أثَر كبير بِحياتي
Ha sh-shakhiS tarak atar kbiir bi-7ayeity
This person had a great impact on my life.

 

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

3alla2 is a verb that means to hang something on a hook, or in a closet or to comment. Here is how it is conjugated:

بِعَلِّق، عم يِِعَلِّق ، رح يِِعَلِّق ، مْعَلِّق

 

عَلَّقت قُمصان جوزي بالخزانة
3alla2it 2omSaan jawzy bil-khzeineh
I hung my husband’s shirts in the closet.

 

جيت ع المكتب مْأخَّرة بس ما حدا عَلَّق
jiit 3al-maktab m2akhkhrah bas ma 7ada 3alla2.I came to the office late but no one said anything.

 

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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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