Mini Dictionary

January 11th, 2013
`
`lem ( . pl ) Pens
`ṡar ( . pl ) Short (adj)
A
Ab ( m s ) August
Abl ḋḋihir ( . . ) Before noon
Abl ḋḋihor ( . . ) Before noon
Abyaḋ ( m s ) White
Adar ( m s ) March
Adde? ( . . ) How much?
Ahlen ( . . ) Welcome
Aḣmar ( m s ) Red
Aḱḋar ( m s ) Green
Akiid ( . . ) Sure/ of course
Alam ( m s ) pen
Alf ( . . ) Thousand
Amiiṡ ( . . ) Shirt
Ana ( . . ) I/ I am
Anniine ( f s ) Bottle
Arbaxtaxc ( . . ) Fourteen
Arbxa ( . . ) Four
Arbxiin ( . . ) Forty
Argiile ( . . ) Water-pipe
Aṡfar ( m s ) Yellow
Aṡiir ( m s ) Short
Aṡiira/ Aṡiire ( f s ) Short
Aswad ( m s ) Black
Aylul ( m s ) September
Aymta? ( . . ) When?
Ayya? ( . . ) Which?
Ayyar ( m s ) May
Azra’ ( m s ) Blue
B
Ba’dunis ( . pl ) Parsley
Ba`dunse ( f s ) a parsley/ parsley plant
Baba ( f s ) Dad/ Father
Badle ( f s ) Suit
Badlet ( . pl ) Suits
Baḣir ( m s ) Beach/Sea
Banadura ( . pl ) Tomato
Bank ( m s ) Bank
Banṫalon ( m s & pair ) Pants
Baṡal ( . pl ) Onion
Baxd ḋḋihir ( m s ) Afternoon
Baxden ( . . ) Later
Bay ( m s ) father
Bayḋa ( f s ) White
Bayḋa ( f s ) Egg
Beb ( m s ) Door
Bet ( m s ) House
Bhar ( m s ) Pepper
Bicix ( m s ) Ugly
Bicxa ( f s ) Ugly
Bicxiin ( . pl ) Ugly
Biiḋ ( . pl ) White
Binne ( f s & pl ) Brown
Binniye ( f s ) Brown
Bint ( f s ) Daughter/ girl
Bint ḱel ( m s ) Cousin-daughter of maternal uncle
Bint ḱele ( m s ) Cousin-daughter of maternal aunt
Bint xam ( f s ) Daughter of paternal uncle
Birdeye ( f s ) Curtain
Birġol ( . pl ) Ground wheat
Birrad ( m s ) Refrigerator
Biyyex ( m s ) salesman
Biyyexa ( f s ) saleswoman
Bnaṫliin ( m pl ) Pants
Bukra ( m s ) Tomorrow
Bye * (English) ( . . ) Bye
C
Cahir ( m s ) Month
Cajra ( f s ) Tree
Caḱtura ( f s ) Ship
Cams ( f s ) Sun
Camsiiye ( f s ) Umbrella
Cawke ( f s ) Fork
Caxir ( m pl ) Hair
Cbaṫ ( m s ) February
Cibbek ( m s ) window
Ciic ( m s ) Stick
Ciic ṫawu` ( . pl ) Grilled chicken breast
Cita ( m s ) Winter
Cort ( m s & pair ) shorts
Cortet ( . pl ) shorts
Cway ( . . ) a little
Cway cway ( . . ) Slowly
Cyec ( . pl ) Grilling Sticks
D
Dabke ( f s ) Lebanese folkdance
Dahabe ( m s ) Golden
Dahabiyye ( f s & pl ) Golden
Dayne ( f s ) Ear
Dayyi` ( m s ) Narrow/ tiġt
Dayyi`a ( f s ) Narrow/ tiġt
Dayy`iin ( . pl ) Narrow/ tiġt
Dihir/ḋḋihir ( m s ) Noon
Dikken ( m s ) Grocery shop
Djej ( pl ) Chicken
Djeje ( f s ) Chicken
Dohir/ḋḋohir ( m s ) Noon
Ḋabit ( m s ) Officer
Ḋabta ( f s ) Officer
E
E ( . . ) Yes
Eedame ( m ad ) Kind man
F
Faḣim ( . pl ) Coals
Faḣme ( f s ) Coal
Faṡil ( m s ) Season
Fiḋḋe ( m s ) Silver
Fiḋḋiyye ( f s & pl ) Silver
Finjen ( m s ) Cup
Firran ( m s ) Baker
Firrane ( f s ) Baker
Fistan ( . pl ) Dress
Fsatiin ( . pl ) Dress
Fṡul ( . pl ) Seasons
Fweke ( . pl ) Fruits
G
Gravattet ( . pl ) Tie
Gravat ( f s ) Tie
Ġ
Ġada ( m s ) Lunch
Ġariib ( m s ) Stranger
H
Halla’ ( . . ) Now
Hawa ( m . ) Air
Hawde ( . pl ) These are
Hawdiik ( . pl ) Those are
Hayda ( m . ) This is ( m)
Hayde ( f . ) This is (female)
Haydiik ( f . ) That is (m)
Hiidak ( . . ) Variant of Hidek
Hiidek ( m . ) That is (f)
Hinne ( . pl ) they
Hiyye ( f s ) She
Hon ( . . ) Here
Huwwe ( m s ) He
Ḣdaxc ( . . ) Eleven
Ḣajib ( m s ) Eyebrow
Ḣakiim ( m s ) Physician
Ḣakiime ( f s ) Physician
Ḣamḋa ( f s ) a Lemon/ Lemon tree
Ḣamiḋ ( . pl ) Lemon
Ḣamod ( pl ) Lemon (Variant pronunciation)
Ḣamra ( f s ) Red
Ḣidded ( m s ) Blacksmith
Ḣiddede ( f s ) Blacksmith
Ḣilo ( m s/pl ) Sweet/beautiful
Ḣilwe ( f s ) Sweet/beautiful
Ḣilwiin ( m pl ) Sweet/beautiful
Ḣzayran ( m s ) June
I
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
Icara ( f s ) Signal
Ijir ( m s ) Leg/ foot
Iḱit/ Iḱt ( f s ) Sister
Im ( f s ) mother
Imsan ( . pl ) Shirts
Insen ( m s ) Human being
Inta ( m s ) You/ you are
Inte ( f s ) You / you are
Into ( . pl ) You / You are
Isbax ( m s ) Finger
Isbux ( m s ) Week
Istez ( m s ) teacher
Isteze ( f s ) teacher
Iza bitriid / Pardon * ( French) ( . . ) Excuse me
Iza bitriid/ Please * (English) ( . . ) Please
II
Iid ( f s ) Hand/ Arm
J
Jabal ( m s ) Mountain
Jariide ( f s ) newspaper
Jaṫ ( m s ) Serving Bowl
Jawharje ( m s ) jeweler
jawharjiyye ( f s ) jeweler
Jemxa ( f s ) University
Jidd ( f s ) Grandfather
Jisim ( m s ) Body
Jjimxa ( m s ) Friday
Jura ( f s ) Hole/ Ditch
K . .
Kabeb ( . pl ) Ground -flavored meat grilled on sticks
Kaff ( m pl ) Ground-flavored meat
Kafta ( f s ) Hand palm
Kalset ( . pl ) Socks
Ketbe ( m s ) writer
Ketib ( f s ) writer
Ḱaḋra ( f s ) Green
Kibbeye ( f s ) Cup
Kiifak ( m ) How are you?
Kiifik? ( f ) How are you doing? (f)
Kirse ( f s ) chair
Kitif ( m s ) shoulder
Kitob ( . pl ) Books
Kteb ( m s ) Books
Ktef ( . pl ) Shoulders
Ktiir ( ) Too much/Very
Ktiir mniiḣ ( ) Very good
Kux ( m s ) Elbow
Kenun Awwal ( m s ) December
Kenun Tene ( m s ) January
Ḱamse ( . . ) Five
Ḱamsiin ( . . ) Fifty
Ḱamstaxc ( . . ) Fifteen
Ḱariif ( m s ) Autumn
Ḱass ( . pl ) lettuce
Ḱay ( m s ) Brother
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
Ḱidir ( . pl ) Green
Ḱure ( m s ) Priest
Ḱuriyye ( f s ) Priest`s wife (if any)
L
L ( . . ) The (definitive article)
L Aḣad ( m s ) Sunday
La` ( . . ) No
Laban ( m pl ) Yogurt
Laḣim ( m pl ) meat
Laymun ( . pl ) Lemon
Laymune ( f s ) an orange/ orange tree
Libnen ( m s ) Lebanon
Libnene ( m s ) Lebanese
Libneniyye ( f s ) Lebanese
L Ḱamiis ( m s ) Thursday
Lyom ( m s ) Today
M
Maḣall ( m s ) Shop/ Store
Majla ( m s ) Sink
Majalle ( f s ) magazine
Maḱbaz ( m s ) Bakery
Malx`a ( f s ) Variant of Maxil`a : spoon
Mama ( f s ) Mom/ Mather
Mancfe ( f s ) Towel
Marḣaba ( . . ) Hi, Hello
Masa/L masa ( m s ) Niġt/at-night
Maṫbaḱ ( m s ) Kitchen
Maṫxam ( m s ) Restaurant
Maxil`a ( f s ) Spoon
Mazvbut ( m s ) Fits/ right-done
Mberiḣ ( m s ) Yesterday
Mhandis ( m s ) engineer
Mhandse ( f s ) engineer
Micceye ( f s & pair ) Slippers/ Flip-flops
Micceyet ( f pl ) Slippers/ Flip-flops
Micwe ( . . ) Grilled
Miin? ( . . ) Who?
Miiyye ( . . ) One Hundred
Milih ( m pl ) Salt
Min ( . . ) from
Minḱar ( m s ) Nose
Mixmarje ( m s ) builder
Mixmarjiyye ( f s ) builder
Mmarḋa ( f s ) Nurse
Mmarriḋ ( m s ) Nurse
Mniiḣ ( m . ) Good (male)
Mniiḣa ( f . ) I’m fine (female)
Moz ( . pl ) Banana
Mreye ( f s ) Mirror
Muḋiif ( m s ) Host
Muḋiife ( f s ) Hostess
Muḣeme ( m s ) Lawyer
Muḣemiyye ( f s ) Lawyer
Mzerix ( m s ) Farmer
Mzerxa ( f s ) Farmer
N
Nahir ( m s ) River
Nar ( f pl ) Fire
Naxnax ( . pl ) Mint
Naxnxa ( f s ) Mint plant
Nbiid ( . pl ) Wine
Niḣna ( . . ) We/ We-are
Niisen ( m s ) April
Nijjar ( m s ) Carpenter
Nijjara ( f s ) Carpenter
Noṡṡ ( . . ) Half
Noṡṡ layl ( m s ) midnight
Njaṡ ( . pl ) Pear
Njaṡa ( f s ) A Pear/ Pear tree
O
OK* ( ) OK
P
Pardon * ( French) ( . . . ) Sorry
Q
Qaxa ( f s ) Hall
R
Ra`be ( f s ) Neck
Rabiix ( m s ) Spring
Ramil ( . pl ) Sand
Ras ( m s ) Head
Ribix ( . . ) One-forth
Rikbe ( f s ) Knee
Riznema ( f s ) Calendar
S
Sabxa ( . . ) Seven
Sabxiin ( . . ) Seventy
Sabxtaxc ( . . ) Seventeen
Sama ( f s ) Sky
Samak ( . pl ) Fish
Sanadil ( . pl ) Sandals
Sandal ( m s & pair ) Sandals
Sawda ( f s ) Black
Sexa ( . . ) Hour/watch
Siiyese ( m s ) Politician
Siiyesiyye ( f s ) Politician
Sikkiin ( f s ) Knife
Sine ( f s ) Year
Sit ( 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
Smake ( f s ) fish
Ssabit ( m s ) Saturday
Su’ ( m s ) Market
Sud ( . pl ) Black
Ṡifir ( . pl ) Yellow
Ṡibiḣ/ Ṡṡibiḣ ( m s ) Morning
Ṡabe ( m s ) Boy
Ṡafra ( f s ) Yellow
Ṡaḣin ( m s ) Plate
Ṡbabiit ( m pl ) Men’s shoes
Ṡef ( m s ) Summer
Ṡibbat ( m s & pair ) Men’s shoes
Ṡura ( f s ) Picture
T
Talij ( . pl ) Ice
Talje ( f s ) A cube of ice
Tammuz ( m s ) July
Tannura ( f s ) Skirt
Tcirrafna ( . . ) Glad to meet you
Tejir ( m s ) Trader/Merchant
Tejra ( f s ) Trader/Merchant
Teriiḱ ( m s ) Date
Ticriin Awwal ( m s ) October
Ticriin Tene ( m s ) November
Tiffeḣ ( . pl ) Apple
Tiffeḣa ( f s ) An apple/ apple tree
Tilit ( . . ) One-third
Timm ( m s ) Mouth
Tisxa ( . . ) Nine
Tisxiin ( . . ) Ninety
Tisxtaxc ( . . ) Nineteen
Tlataxc ( . . ) Thirteen
Tlete ( . . ) Three
Tletiin ( . . ) Thirty
Tmene ( . . ) Eight
Tmeniin ( . . ) Eighty
Tmentaxc ( . . ) Eighteen
Tnaxc ( . . ) Twelve
Tnen ( . . ) Two
Tneniir ( f pl ) Skirts
Tor ( m s ) Bull
Trab ( m pl ) Dirt/ Sand
Ttaleta ( m s ) Tuesday
Ttanen ( m s ) Monday
Ṫabe ( f s ) Ball
Ṫabiib ( m s ) Doctor
Ṫalib ( m s ) Student
Ṫanjra ( f s ) Pan
Ṫarii’ ( f s ) Road/way
Ṫawiil ( m s ) Long/ tall
Ṫawiile ( f s ) Long/ tall
Ṫawle ( f s ) Table
Ṫawlet ( pl ) Tables
Ṫiiyyarjiyye ( f s ) Pilot
Ṫiyyarje ( m s ) Pilot
Ṫwal ( . pl ) Long/ tall
U
Uḋa ( f s ) Room
V . . . . .
Video ( . . ) Video*
W
Waḣad ( m . ) One (m)
Walad ( m s ) Boy
War`a ( f s ) Paper
Wara` Xariic ( . pl ) Grape leaves
Wara` ( . pl ) Papers
Waṡfe ( f s ) Recipe
Wiḣde ( f . ) One (f)
X
Xacra ( . . ) Ten
Xamm ( m s ) Uncle (father side)
Xamme ( f s ) Aunt (father side)
Xariic ( . pl ) Vineyards
Xariice ( f s ) vineyard
Xariiḋ ( m s ) Large/ wide
Xariiḋa ( f s ) Large/ wide
Xaskare ( m s ) soldier
Xaskariyye ( f s ) soldier
Xayle ( f s ) Family
Xaziime ( e s ) Feast
Xen ( f s ) Eye/Spring
Xicriin ( . . ) Twenty
Xinab ( . pl ) Grape
Xraḋ ( . pl ) Large/ wide
Xyun ( . pl ) Eyes/Springs
Y
Yalla ( . . ) Lets go/ move it
Yamiin ( . . ) Right (hand)
Yay ( . . ) Waw
Yii ( . . ) Oh
Yislamo / Merci * (French) ( . . ) Thanks
Yom ( m s ) Day
Z
Zahir ( f & m s ) Pink
Zahra ( f s ) Flower
Zar’a ( f s ) Blue
Zaytun ( . pl ) Olive
Zet ( . pl ) Oil
Zġar ( . pl ) Small/ young
Zġiir ( m s ) Small/ young
Zġiire ( f s ) Small/ young
Zhur ( . pl ) Flowers
Zir/ Zirr ( m s ) Button
Ziri` ( . pl ) Blue
Zyara ( f s ) Visit
Ż
Żarif ( m s ) Envelope

 

  1. dizzie11
    September 23rd, 2011 at 12:42 | #1

    I’ll post this to my Facebook page – very nice.

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