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Family in Lebanese Arabic

Family in Lebanese Arabic

(extended) family3áyliعَيْلِة
immediate familyúsraأُسْرة
relativeʔarāyibقرايِب
I have some relatives that live in New York.3índi ʔarāybīn bi3īšu b-nyūyōrk.عِنْدي قرايْبين بيعيشوا بْنْيويُرْك.
is related tobyíʔrab (la-)بْيِقْرب (لـ)
Are you two related?íntu litnīn btíʔrabu ba3ɖ?إنْتو الاِتْنيْن بْتِقْربوا بعْض؟
I’m not related to him.ána ma bíʔrabu.أنا ما بِقْربو.
fatherbayy (bayyēt)بيّ (بيّات)
motherimm (immēt)إمّ (إمّات)
my mother and fathermāma u báyyiماما وبيّي
dadbābaبابا
mommāmaماما
my mom and dadmāma u bābaماما وبابا
Hi, Dad!márɧaba bāba!مرْحبا بابا!
Where are you, Mom?wēnik ya māma?ويْنِك يا ماما؟
parentsáhilأهِل
son, (male) childíbin (abnēʔ)اِبِن (أبْناء)
daughter, (female) childbínit (banēt)بِنِت (بنات)
Do you have any children?3índak wlēd?عِنْدك وْلاد؟
How many children do you have?kam wálad 3índak?كم وَلد عِنْدك؟
They have triplets.3índun tlēt táwʔam.عِنْدُن تْلات تَوْأم.
siblingsíxwi [pl.]إخْوِة
brotherxayy (ixwēt ʂubyēn)خيّ (اِخْوات صُبْيان)
My brother and my friend’s brother came with me.xayyi w rfīʔ xáyyi íju má3i.خيّي ورْفيق خيّي إجو معي.
sisteríxit (ixwēt banēt, xayyēt)إخِت (إخْوات بنات، خَيّات)
older brotherákbar xayyأكْبر خيّ
younger sisteráʂɣar íxitأصْغر إخِت
Do you have any brothers or sisters?3índak íxwi banēt?عِندك إخْوِة بنات؟
I have two older sisters and one younger brother.3índi ixtēn ákbar mínni u wáɧdi áʂɣar.عِنْدي إخْتيْن أكْبر مِنّي وواحْدِة أصْغر.
I’m the youngest in my family.ána áʂɣar wāɧad b-il3áyli.أنا أصْغر واحد بِالعَيْلِة.
I’m the middle child/son.ána wálad ilʔáwsaʈ.أنا وَلد الأَوْسط.
I’m an only child.ána wálad waɧīd.أنا وَلد وَحيد.
twintáwʔamتَوْأم
twintūmتوم
Are you twins?íntu tūm?إنْتو توم؟
Are you twins?íntu táwʔam?إنْتو تَوْأم؟
I have a twin brother.3índi xayy tūm.عِنْدي خيّ توم.
half-brotheraxx min jíhit ilʔabbأخّ مِن جِهِة الأبّ
half-sisteríxit min jíhit ilʔabbإخِت مِن جِهِة الأبّ
He’s my half-brother.háyda xáyyi min ilbāba.هَيْدا خيّي مِن البابا.
husbandjōzجوْز
husbandzōjزوْج
wifezáwjiزوْجِة
__’s wifemadām __مدام__
__’s wifemart __مرْت__
His wife came with him.íjit mártu má3u.إجِت مرْتو معو.
His wife came with him.íjit madāmtu má3u.إجِت مدامْتو معو.
stepfatherjōz ilʔimm [lit. mother’s husband]جوْز الاِمّ
stepmothermart ilbayyمرْت البيّ
stepbrotherxayy min mart ilbābaخيّ مِن مرْت البابا
stepbrotherxayy min zōj ilmāmaخيّ مِن زوْج الماما
stepsisteríxit min mart ilbābaاِخِت مِن مرْت البابا
stepsisteríxit min zōj ilmāmaاِخِت مِن زوْج الماما
stepsoníbin zōjاِبِن زَوْج
stepsoníbin márt__اِبِن مرْت__
stepdaughterbint zōjبِنْت زوْج
stepdaughterbint márt__بِنْت مرت__
grandfatherjídduجِدّو
grandmothertētaتيْتة
grandma and grandpatēta u jídduتيْتة وجِدّو
great-grandfatherábu jídduأبو جِدّو
grandsonɧafīdحفيد
granddaughterɧafīdiحفيدِة
grandchildrenaɧfēd [pl.]أحْفاد
uncle (father’s brother)3amm (3mūm)عمّ (عْموم)
aunt (father’s brother’s wife)mart 3ammمرْت عمّ
aunt (father’s sister)3ámmiعمِّة
uncle (father’s sister’s husband)jōz 3ammiجوْز عمِّة
uncle (mother’s brother)xāl (xwēl)خال (خْوال)
aunt (mother’s brother’s wife)mart xālمرْت خال
aunt (mother’s sister)xāliخالِة
uncle (mother’s sister’s husband)zōj xāliزوْج خالِة
cousin (father’s brother’s son)íbin 3ammاِبِن عمّ
cousin (father’s brother’s daughter)bint 3ammبِنْت عمّ
cousin (father’s sister’s son)íbin 3ámmiاِبِن عمِّة
cousin (father’s sister’s daughter)bint 3ámmiبِنْت عمِّة
cousin (mother’s brother’s son)íbin xālاِبِن خال
cousin (mother’s brother’s daughter)bint xālبِنْت خال
cousin (mother’s sister’s son)íbin xāliاِبِن خالِة
cousin (mother’s sister’s daughter)bint xāliبِنْت خالِة
We’re cousins.níɧna wlēd 3amm.نِحْنا وْلاد عمّ.
orphanyatīm (aytēm)يَتيم (أَيْتام)
orphanagedār ilʔaytēm (dūr ilʔaytēm)دار الأَيْتام (دور الأَيْتام)
to adopttbánna, yitbánnaتْبنّى، يِتْبنّى
adoptiontabánniتبنّي
adoptedmitbánniمِتْبنّي
I was adopted.ána tbannūni. [lit. they adopted me]أنا تْبنّوني.
an adopted soníbin b-ittabánniاِبِن بِالتّبنّي
adoptive parentsahil b-ittabánniأهِل بِالتّبنّي
ancestors, forefathersajdēd [pl.]أجْداد
descendentsaɧfēd [pl.]أحْفاد

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