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Adjectives in Lebanese Arabic

Adjectives in Lebanese Arabic

goodmnīɧمْنيح
badmiš mnīɧمِش مْنيح
hardʂúlibصُلِب
softʈáriطري
difficult, hardʂá3ibصعِب
easysáhilسهِل
importantmhimmمْهِمّ
necessaryɖarūriضروري
strongʔáwi (ʔwēya)قَوي(قْوايا)
weakɖ3īf (ɖ3āf)ضْعيف (ضْعاف)
deepɣamīʔغميق
shallowsáʈɧiسطْحي
long; (person) tallʈawīl (ʈwāl)طَويل (طْوال)
He’s very tall.húwwi ktīr ʈawīl.هُوِّ كْتير طَويل.
shortʔaʂīr (ʔʂār)قصير (قْصار)
She’s quite short.híyyi ʔaʂīri ktīr.هِيِّ قصيرِة كْتير.
old, ancientʔadīm (ʔdēm)قديم (قْدام)
newjdīd (jdēd)جْديد (جْداد)
clear, obviouswāɖiɧواضِح
His answer was very clear.jawēbu kēn ktīr wāɖiɧ.جَوابو كان كْتير واضِح.
cleannɖīfنْضيف
unclearmiš wāɖiɧمِش واضِح
dirtywísixوِسِخ
heavytʔīlتْقيل
lightxafīf (xfēf)خفيف (خْفاف)
readyjēhizجاهِز
Are you ready yet?ínta jēhiz aw ba3d?إنْتَ جاهِز أوْ بعْد؟
I’m ready!ána jēhiz!أنا جاهِز!
(person) rightmá3uɧaʔʔمعو حقّ
Yes, you’re right!ʂaɧɧ, má3ak ɧaʔʔ.صحّ معك حقّ.
(person) wrongɣilʈānغِلْطان
I think you’re wrong (about that).bi3tíʔid ínnak ɣilʈān.بِعْتِقِد إنّك غِلْطان.
slowbaʈīʔبطيء
fast, quicksarī3سريع
hotsēxinساخِن
warmdēfiدافي
cool, coldbáridبرِد
famousmašhūrمشْهور
independentmustaʔíllمُسْتقِلّ
busymašɣūlمشْغول
empty; (person) available, freefāɖiفاضي
Are you free tomorrow?búkra fāɖi?بُكْرة فاضي؟
fullmilyānمِلْيان
usefulmufīdمُفيد
uselessmā ílu lzūmما إلو لْزوم
careful, cautiousɧarīʂحريص
carelessmúhmilمُهْمِل
absent-mindedšēridشارِد
openmaftūɧمفْتوح
closedmaʔfūlمقْفول
wetmbállalمْبلّل
drynēšifناشِف
quietrēyiʔرايِق
noisyɖájji [invar.]ضجِّة
roughxíšinخِشِن
smoothnē3imناعِم
narrow; tightɖáyyiʔضيِّق
wide; loosewēsi3واسِع
darkmí3timمِعْتِم
bright, lightmnáwwarمْنوّر
sharpɧāddحادّ
bluntmiš ɧāddمِش حادّ
additionaliɖāfiإضافي
the same __nafs il-__نفْس الـ__
similarmítil bá3iɖمِتِل بعِض
differentɣērغيْر
possible; probable, likelyma3ʔūlمعْقول
impossiblemustaɧīlمُسْتحيل

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