Lebanese – English

Mini Dictionary: Lebanese – English

`
`lem pl pens
`ṡaar pl short
`zez pl glass
A
aamus m,s dictionary
Ab m August
abax v pull off
abb v raise up
abil before
abil ḋḋihir/ ḋḋohir before noon
abyaḋ m,s white
accar v signal
accar v peel
Adaar m,s March
adaḣ v puncture/ make a hole
aḋḋa v spend time
addab v discipline
addam v present
addar v estimate
addas v attend a mass
addee? how much?
           after shave m,s after shave
ahlen welcome
aḣmar m,s red
aḣsan better/ best
aḣsan min better than
ahwe f,s café
ahwe f,s coffee
ajaar m,s rent
ajjal v postpone
aḱad v take
akal v eat
aḱḋar m,s green
aḱḋar m,s green
akiid sure/ of course
akkad v assure/ confirm
aḱḱar v delay
alam m,s pen
alf thousand
alib m,s heart
alif thousand
Alla m,s God
alxa f,s castle
amar m,s moon
Amerka f,s USA/ United States
amiiṡ shirt
ana I/ I am
ananaas pl pineapple
anax v convince
angar v become upset
anniine f,s            bottle
araṡ v pinch/ jab
arbaxtaxc fourteen
arbxa four
arbxiin forty
argal v smoke a water pipe
argiile hookah
armal  m,s widowed
armale f,s widowed
arrab v get close/ approach
arrar v decide
asaret pl ruins (site)
aṡfar m,s yellow
aṡiir m,s short
aṡiira/ aṡiire f,s short
aṡṡ v cut
aswad m,s black
atal v kill
aṫar v tow
aṫax v cut
aṫax v cross
aṫax v stop
aw`et sometimes
axad v sit
axlan v announce/ advertise
axma m,s blind
Aylul m,s September
aymta? when?
ayya? which?
Ayyaar m,s May
azra’ m,s blue
B
ba`dunse f,s a parsley/ parsley plant
ba’dunis pl parsley
           baar m,s bar
baba f,s dad/ father
badde I want
badle f,s suit
badlet pl suits
baḣir m,s beach/ sea
bakkiir early
balax v swallow
banadura pl tomato
banafsaje m,s purple
banafsajiyye f,s purple
bank m,s bank
banṫalon m,s & pair pants
barbecue m,s barbecue
barid cold
bariid pl post office
barra outside
baṡal pl onion
bass but
baṫaaṫa pl potato
baṫii` slow
batinjen pl eggplant
batṫiiḱ pl watermelon
baxat v send
baxd ḋḋihir m,s afternoon
baxden later
bay m,s father
bayḋa f,s egg
bayḋa f,s white
beb m,s door
bebe s baby
beḋ pl eggs
ben between
           benziin m,s gas
bet m,s house
bex v sell
beyiḱ m silly
bhar m,s pepper
bi at
bi in
bi per
bi/ juwwa inside
bi`e v stay
bi`lewa pl oriental sweets / baklava
bicix m,s ugly
bicxa f,s ugly
bicxiin pl ugly
bidun/ mindun without
biiḋ pl white
biira f,s beer
bikini m,s bikini
biḱṡuṡ concerning
bineye f,s building
binit f,s daughter/ girl
binit ḱel f,s cousin: daughter of maternal uncle
binit xam f,s cousin: daughter of paternal uncle
binne m,s brown
binne pl brown
binniyye f,s brown
birdeye f,s curtain
birġol pl ground wheat
birrad m,s refrigerator
           birthday m&f,s birthday
biṫṫariyye f,s battery
biyyex m,s salesman
biyyexa f,s saleswoman
bnaṫliin pl pants
boliis police
bsayne f,s cat
bsirxa quickly
btasam v smile
bucaar m,s popcorn
bukra m,s tomorrow
buża pl ice cream
bxiid far/ away
Bye  bye
C
cadd v tighten
cafrit ḣle`a f,s razor blade
cahir m,s month
cahir xasal m,s honeymoon
cajra f,s tree
cake/gateau*  m,s cake
caḱtura f,s boat
camis f,s sun
camm v smell
camsiyye f,s umbrella
camxa f,s candle
canta f,s bag
cari` east
caṫṫ m,s beach
cawke f,s fork
cawwab v feel hot
caxir m,pl. hair
cay m,s tea
Cbaṫ m,s February
           cef v see/ watch
cel v remove
cibbek m,s window
cibix v get full
ciic m,s skewer
ciic ṫawu` pl grilled chicken breast
cillel m,s waterfall
cimmem pl melon
cirib v drink
cita m,s winter
cite m,s rain
ciwe v grill
cmel left
cmel north
cob hot
corba f,s soup
cort m,s & pair shorts
cortet pl shorts
ctaġal v work
ctara v buy
cu? what?
cway a little
cway cway slowly
cwe a little
cyec pl grilling skewers
D
d`ii`a f,s minute
da`in f,s beard
dabke f,s Lebanese folkdance
dafax v pay
dahab pl gold
           dahabe m,s golden
dahabiyye f,s & pl. Golden
dall v point/ guide
damm m,s blood
daras v study
daris m,s lesson
dayne f,s ear
dayy`iin pl narrow/ tight
dayyi` m,s narrow/ tight
dayy`a f,s narrow/ tight
de` v become narrow
de` v taste
deb v melt/dissolve in
dhen pl paint
dibbene f,s fly
dikken m,s convenience shop
diḱḱan pl smoke (noun)
djej pl chicken
djeje f,s chicken
dḱuliyye f,s entry fee
duleb m,s tire (wheel)
ḋaabiṫ m,s officer
ḋaabṫa f,s officer
ḋahir m,s back (body)
ḋall v stay/ remain
ḋarure necessary
ḋawwa v lighten
ḋax v get lost/stray
ḋayxa f,s village
ḋihir/ ḋḋihir m,s noon
           ḋohir/ ḋḋohir m,s noon
E
e yes
edame m,s kind man
el v say/ tell
em v remove from a location
em v stand
email m,s email
Espane m,s Spanish
Espaniyye f,s Spanish
Espanya f,s Spain
F
faḣim pl charcoal
faḣme f,s charcoal
fakk v unscrew/ disassemble
falaḣ v plow
fall v leave/ depart
falliine f,s cork
farraz v freeze
faṡil m,s season
faṡulya pl beans
fax m,s fax
fazz v jump
fazzax v scare
fet v enter
fetura f,s bill
fiḋḋe m,s silver
fiḋḋiyye f,s & pl. silver
fihim v understand
fiilm m,s movie/ film
finjen m,s cup
           fir`ex pl fireworks
firin m,s oven
firin m,s bakery
firran m,s baker
firrane f,s baker
fiṡtan m,s dress
fitteḣit xilab f,s can opener
fo` over
fo` up
forṡa f,s vacation
Fransa f,s France
frez pl strawberry
fṡatiin pl dress
fṡul pl seasons
fweke pl fruit
  
garage m,s garage
gravat f,s tie
Ġ
ġada m,s lunch
ġarib west
ġariib m,s stranger
ġassal v wash
ġaṫa m,s blanket
ġaṫṫa v cover
ġife v fall asleep
ġiniyye f,s song
H
halla` now
           harab v escape
hawa m air
hawde pl these are
hayda m,s this/ this-is
hayde f,s this/ this-is
hediik f,s That is
hiidek m That is
hinne pl they
hiweye f,s hobby
hiyye f,s she
hodiik pl those (are)
hon here
huwwe m,s he (is)
ḣaale myself
ḣabiibe m,s my dear/ honey/ beloved
ḣabiibte f,s my dear/ honey/ beloved
ḣabil m,s rope
ḣacara f,s insect
ḣadd beside
ḣadd near
ḣadii`a f,s park
ḣadii`it ḣayawenet f,s zoo
ḣadiid pl iron (material)
ḣafle f,s party
ḣajiz m,s reservation
ḣakiim m,s physician
ḣakiim snen m,s dentist
ḣakiime f,s physician
ḣala` pl earrings
ḣaliib m,s milk
ḣamḋa f,s a Lemon/ Lemon tree
           ḣamiḋ pl lemon
ḣamod pl lemon (variant)
ḣamra f,s red
ḣara`  burn
ḣarib m,s war
ḣarif m,s letter/ symbol
ḣass v feel
ḣdaxc eleven
ḣfaaḋ m,s diaper
ḣfaḋet pl diapers
ḣibir pl ink
ḣidded m,s blacksmith
ḣiddede f,s blacksmith
ḣille` m,s barbershop
ḣilo  pl sweet/ pastries
ḣilo m,s sweet/ beautiful
ḣilwe f,s sweet/ beautiful
ḣilwiin pl sweet/ beautiful
ḣimil v carry
ḣimmem m,s bathroom
ḣṡan m,s horse
Ḣzayran m,s June
I
ibil v agree/ accept
ibin m,s son
ibin ḱel m,s cousin-son of maternal uncle
ibin ḱele m,s cousin-son of maternal aunt
ibin xam m,s cousin-son of paternal uncle
ibin xamme m,s cousin-son of paternal aunt
ibin/ ibn m,s son
icaara f,s signal
           iddeḣa f,s lighter
iddes m,s mass service
II
iid f,s hand/ arm
ija v come
ijir f,s leg/ foot
iḱit/ iḱt f,s sister
Ilmaane m,s German
Ilmaaniyye f,s German
Ilmaanya f,s Germany
ilmaaż pl diamond
imm f,s mother
imṡan pl shirts
Ingiltra f,s England
Ingliize m,s English
inix v be convinced/ be content
insen m,s human being
inta m,s you/ you are
inte f,s you/ you are
internet f,s internet
into pl you/ you are
isbix m,s finger
isbux m,s week
isim l xayle m,s last name
istez  m,s teacher
Iṫaalya f,s Italy
iṫin pl cotton
iza bitriid m excuse me/ please
iza bitriide f excuse me/ please
J
jabal m,s mountain
           jaraṡ m,s bell
jardoon m,s rat
jariide f,s newspaper
jarrab v try
jaṫ m,s serving bowl
jaybe f,s pocket
jazar pl carrot
jdiid m,s new
jeans m,s jeans
jeb v bring
jemix m,s mosque
jemxa f,s university
jibne f,s cheese
jidd m,s grandfather
jimxa f,s week
jisim m,s body
jneḣ m,s wing
jnub south
joz pl walnut
joz m,s husband
jura f,s hole/ ditch
K
kabeb pl ground -flavored meat grilled on sticks
kacc v shrink
kaccar v frown
kaff m, s. hand palm
kafta f,s ground-flavored meat
kahraba electricity
kalib m,s dog
kalset pl socks
kam? how many?
           Kanada f,s Canada
karaz pl cherries
kart m,s card
kastana pl chestnut
katab v write
kbiir m,s big
Kenun Awwal m,s December
Kenun Tene m,s January
ketbe f,s writer
ketib m,s writer
kibbeye  f,s glass/ cup
kibid m,s liver
kibir v grow big/old
kiif? how?
Kiifak? m how are you?
kiifik? f how are you?
kiis m,s bag
kill cii everything
kill waḣad everyone
kilwe f,s kidney
kirse f,s chair
kitif m,s shoulder
kitob pl books
kniise f,s church
kniisit (yahude) m,s synagogue (Jewish)
kteb m,s books
ktef pl shoulders
ktiir too much/ very
ktiir mniiḣ very good
kux m,s elbow/ road-trun
           ḱaatim m,s ring
ḱabbar v tell/ narrate
ḱaḋra f,s green
ḱalaṫ v mix
ḱamse five
ḱamsiin fifty
ḱamstaxc fifteen
ḱanziir m,s pork
ḱariif m,s autumn
ḱariiṫa f,s map
ḱass pl lettuce
ḱaṫiib m,s fiance
ḱaṫiibe f,s finace
ḱayy m,s brother
ḱef v get scared
ḱel/ ḱal m,s uncle (mother side)
ḱele/ ḱale f,s aunt (mother side)
ḱibbez m,s baker
ḱibbeze f,s baker
ḱibiz pl bread
ḱibiz asmar pl wheat bread
ḱiḋir pl Green
ḱiliṡ v finish
ḱiliṡ v be done/ complete
ḱirib v get ruined
ḱisir v lose
ḱiṫbe f,s engagement
ḱodra pl vegetables
ḱoḱ pl plum
           ḱtarax v invent
ḱure m,s priest
ḱuriyye f,s priest’s wife
ḱyar pl cucumber
L
l the (definite article)
L Aḣad m,s Sunday
L Baba m,s Pope (the)
L Jimxa f,s Friday
L Ḱamiis m,s Thursday
l ḱariif  m,s autumn
la for
la ḣadd until
la/ xa toward
la` no
la`anno because
laban m,s yogurt
laḣim pl meat
laḣme pl meat
lamba f,s lamp
laymun pl orange
laymune f,s an orange/ orange tree
le? why?
Libnen m,s Lebanon
Libnene m,s Lebanese
Libneniyye f,s Lebanese
liġa f,s language
lubye ḱadra  pl green beans
lulu pl pearl
lyom m,s today
M
ma xada except
           m`aḱḱar late
madiine f,s city
madirse f,s school
maḣall m,s shop/ store
maḣall ḋahab m,s jewelry shop
maḣall l xidde m,s tool shop
maḣall skii m,s ski resort
maḣall ṡṡbabiiṫ m,s shoes store
maḣall tyeb m,s clothes store
mahḋum m,s cute
majalle f,s magazine
majla m,s sink
majnun m,s crazy
majnune f,s crazy
maḱbaz m,s bakery
maktab m,s desk
maktab  m,s office
maktabe f,s library
maktub m,s letter
malfuf pl cabbage
mall m,s mall
malx`a f,s spoon (variant)
mama f,s mom/ mather
man`al m,s grill
mancfe f,s towel
manżar m,s view
mara f,s woman
marḣaba hello/ hi
mariiḋ m,s sick
mariiḋa f,s sick
marra once
marran v train
marten twice
           marwaḣa f,s fan
masa/ lmasa m,s night/ at-night
maṡaare pl money
maṡibġa f,s dry cleaner
maṡiṫra f,s ruler (for drawing)
masraḣ m,s theatre/ stage
masraḣiyye f,s play (theatre)
maṫbaḱ m,s kitchen
maṫxam m,s restaurant
mawxid m,s date/meeting
mawze f,s bananna
max with
max baxiḋ together
max inno despite
max`ul possible
maxil`a f,s spoon
mayy  f,s water
mayyit f,s dead
mazaar m,s shrine
mażbut m,s fits/ right-done
mazhariyye f,s vase
mberiḣ m,s yesterday
menu f,s menu
met v die
metro m,s subway
mhandis m,s engineer
mhandse f,s engineer
micceye f,s & pair Slippers/ Flip-flops
micceyet f,pl Slippers/ Flip-flops
miciṫ m,s comb
           micmoc pl apricot
micwe grilled
mifteḣ m,s key
miin? who?
mijwe m,s dirty
mijwiyye f,s dirty
Miksiike m,s Mexican
mikweye f,s iron
miliḣ m,pl salt
min from
min since
minḱar m,s nose
miriḋ v get sick
mistacfa m,s hospital
mitil like
mixmarje m,s builder
miyye hundred
mmarḋa f,s nurse
mmarriḋ m,s nurse
mniiḣ m good/ fine
mniiḣa f good/ fine
moz pl banana
mrabba pl jam
mreye f,s mirror
muḋiif   m,s host
muḋiife f,s hostess
mudiir  m,s manager
mudiira f,s manager
muḣeme m,s lawyer
muḣemiyye f,s lawyer
munesabe f,s occasion
musii`a f,s music
muzerix m,s farmer
muzerxa f,s farmer
mważżaf m,s employee
           mważżafe f,s employee
N
naccaf v dry
nahir m,s river
nar f,s fire
naṡḣa f,s fat
naṡiḣ m,s fat
naṫar v await
naṫṫ v jump
naxnax pl mint
naxinxa f,s mint plant
nbaṡaṫ v be happy
nbiid  m,s wine
necfe m,s dry
necif f,s dry
neda v call for/upon
nem v sleep
nightclub m,s nightclub
niḣna we (are)
Niisen m,s April
nijjar    m,s carpenter
nijjara f,s carpenter
nijme f,s star
nise v forget
niṡṡ half
nizil v get down
njaaṡ pl pear
njaṡa f,s pear/ pear tree
noṡṡ half (variant)
noṡṡ lel m,s midnight
O
           OK OK
orange f,s orange
otel m,s hotel
otostraad m,s highway
outside barra
P
pardon * sorry/ excuse me
parking parking
paspor m,s passport
picnic f,s picnic
pissiin m,s swimming pool
poster m,s poster
Q
qaaxa f,s hall
R
ra`aṡ v dance
ra`be f,s neck
ra`ṡa f,s dance
rabaṫ v tie
rabiix m,s spring
radd v reply
radio m,s radio
rajjax v return
ramil pl sand
ras m,s head
raṡiif m,s sidewalk
rfii` m,s friend
rfii`a f,s friend
ribiḣ v win
ribix one-forth
           rikbe f,s knee
riḱṡa f,s license
riznema f,s calendar
rizz/ rozz pl rice
rmede m,s gray
rmediyye f,s gray
Roma f,s Rome
rteḣ v rest
ruznema f,s calendar (variant)
S
sa`al v ask
sa`if m,s roof
sabxa seven
sabxiin seventy
sabxtaxc seventeen
safaara f,s embassy
sallam v greet
salle f,s basket
sama   f,s sky
samak pl fish
samke f,s fish
sandu` m,s box
sariix m fast
sariix quick
sawda f,s black
sbeniḱ pl spinach
se` v drive
sefar v travel
senye    f,s second
sexa hour/watch
shampoo m,s shampoo
           siḣḣaab m,s zipper
siida AIDS
siigaara f,s cigarette
siyese m,s politician
siyesiyye f,s politician
sijjede f,s carpet
sikkar pl sugar
sikkiin f/m,s knife
sine f,s year
sinema f,s movie theater
sitt f,s grandmother
sittaxc sixteen
sitte six
sittiin sixty
siyyara f,s car
skarbiine f,s & pair women’s shoes
skarbiinet f,pl women’s shoes
snak m,s sandwich place
sofa f,s sofa
Ssabit m,s Saturday
su` m,s market
sud pl Black
supermarket f,s supermarket
Swiisra f,s Switzerland
ṡabe m,s boy
ṡabune f,s soap
ṡaff m,s class
ṡafḣa f,s page
ṡafra f,s yellow
ṡahin m,s plate
           ṡanadil pl sandals
ṡandal m,s & pair sandals
ṡaṫil m,s bucket
ṡawwar v take a picture
ṡaxib m,s difficult
ṡayḋaliyye f,s pharmacy
ṡbabiit pl men’s shoes
ṡef m,s summer
ṡibbaṫ m,s & pair men’s shoes
ṡifir pl yellow
ṡifir zero
Ṡiine m,s Chinese
ṡot m,s voice
ṡṡef m,s summer
ṡṡibiḣ/ ṡṡobiḣ m,s morning
ṡuf pl wool
ṡura f,s picture
T
ta to (+ verb)
ta until
ta ḣatta until
taḣit below/ under
taḣit down
taḣit under
taḱit m,s bed
talfan v phone
talij pl ice
talij pl snow
talje f,s cube of ice
talle f,s hill
Tammuz m,s July
           tannura f,s skirt
tarjam v translate
tcirrafna glad to meet you
tejir m,s trader/ merchant
tejra f,s trader/ merchant
telefon m,s telephone
Telephone m,s phone
teriiḱ m,s date
teriiḱ m,s history
tḣammam v shower/ bathe
Ticriin Awwal m,s October
Ticriin Tene m,s November
tiffeḣ pl apple
tiffeḣa f,s apple/ apple tree
tiin pl fig
tikit ṫiyyara m,s flight ticket
tilit one-third
tilmiiz m,s student
timm m,s mouth
timsel m,s statue
tirtiile f,m hymn
tirwii`a f,s breakfast
tisixtaxc nineteen
tisxa nine
tisxiiin ninety
tixib v get tired
tlataxc thirteen
tlete three
tletiin thirty
tmene eight
tmeniin eighty
tmentaxc eighteen
           tnaxc twelve
tnen two
tneniir pl skirts
tor m,s bull
tour f,s tour
trab m,s dirt/ sand
Ttaleta m,s Tuesday
Ttanen m,s Monday
tum pl garlic/ garlic paste
tut pl blackberry
ṫa`is m,s weather
ṫabe f,s ball
ṫanijra f,s cooking pan
ṫar v fly
ṫarii` m,s road/ way
ṫarii`a f,s method/ way
ṫawiil m,s long/ tall
ṫawiile f,s long/ tall
ṫawle f,s table
ṫawlet pl tables
ṫer m,s bird
ṫḣiin pl flour
ṫḣiine f,s sesame paste
Ṫilyene m,s Italian
ṫiyyara f,s plane
ṫwal pl long/ tall
U
uḋa f,s room
V
           vanilla f,s vanilla
video video
W
waḣad m one
walad m,s boy
war`a f,s paper
wara behind
wara beyond
wara` pl papers
wara` xariic pl grape leaves
waṡfe f,s recipe
wazzax v distribute
wede m,s valley
wen? where?
whiskey/scotch m,s whiskey/scotch
wi`if v stand up/ stop
wi`ix v fall
wiḣde f One
wixe v wake up
wled pl kids
X
xa to
xa upon
xa/ xala on
xaca m,s dinner
xaciiyye evening
xacra ten
xadd v count
xaḋḋ  v bite
           xaḋme f,s bone
xakis opposite
xam    m,s uncle (father side)
xamii` deep
xamme   f,s aunt (father side)
xamud m,s column/post
xamya m,s blind
xankabut m,s spider
xara` m,s arak/ Lebanese liquor
xarabiyye/ kirrayje  f,s luggage cart
xariic   pl vineyards
xariice f,s vineyard
xariiḋ m,s large/ wide
xariiḋa f,s large/ wide
xariis m,s groom
xarus  f,s bride
xarus/ sandwich f,s sandwich
xasal pl honey
xaṡfur m,s sparrow
xaṡfura f,s sparrow
xaskare m,s soldier
xatii` m old
xatme dark
xayle f,s family
xaziime f,s feast
xaziime f,s invitation
xec v live
xele high
xen f,s water spring
           xen f,s eye
xicriin twenty
xiice f,s life
xiiran pl yogurt drink
xijje f,s omelet
xillay`it mfetiiḣ f,s keychain
xinab pl grape
xinab pl grapes
xiris m,s wedding
xmede f,s baptism
xraaḋ pl large/ wide
xyun pl eyes/ water prings
Y
Yabaane m,s Japanese
yalla lets go/ move it
yamiin right (hand)
yay waw!
yii oh!
yislamo thanks
yom m,s day
Z
za“ v transfer/ convey
zahir m,s pink
zahir f,s pink
zahra f,s Flower
zalme m,s man
zammur m,s horn (car)
zar`a f,s blue
zaytun pl olive
zbele pl garbage
zeḣ v move away
zet pl oil
zet/ zayt pl oil
zġaar pl small/ young
zġiir m,s small/ young
zġiire f,s         small/ young
zhur pl flowers
zibde f,s butter
ziri` pl blue
zirr m,s button
zixlen m,s sad
zixlene f,s sad
zyaara f,s visit
Ż
żarif m,s envelope

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