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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