How To Speak Lebanese

How To Speak Lebanese – In my last blog post I mentioned that I was learning Lebanese Arabic. It is an Arabic dialect spoken mainly in the Levantine region, such as Lebanon, Syria, Palestine, and Jordan. May Allah protect our people from wars and takfir militants and Israeli immigrants. Amen.

So yes, one of the first verbs I learned in Lebanese is the verb of desire. This is the best verb to learn, because children, you can continue to practice: I want it, I want water, etc. I’m still trying to figure out how to write in Lebanese, is it written in Arabic letters or should I just use English letters, do you know? But in this post I will go ahead and write it in English.

How To Speak Lebanese

Just a quick tip on Arabic grammar; in Arabic, you usually don’t need to use a pronoun before the conjugation of the verb, unless you want to emphasize the meaning. For example, you can say “Ana baddi rouh” where “ana” means me and at the same time “baddi” means “I want”, so it is a kind of repetition.

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To continue. “You want” is actually divided by whether “you” is female or male. I add (m) to indicate male and (f) for female. Tu (m) – “enta” and tu (f) – “ent”

Modern Standard Arabic, the official form of Arabic used in government documents, schools, posters (you get the picture, it’s all serious), is constant in all Arabic-speaking countries. The reason I mention this is one of the slight deviations in pronunciation in the Lebanese dialect. You see, in MSA, coffee is “kafwa”, but in Lebanon, as you can see above, it is “ahwe”. This is because the dialect replaces “qaf” with “hamza”, which is basically a glottal stop.

Uzza! That’s it for today’s Learn Lebanese lesson! I hope you enjoyed it. Make sure you use “Buddy” aka “I want” sometime today. It’s really nice to be able to speak the dialect. You can understand Lebanese TV with a friendly voice! By the way, I watched my new favorite turkish drama “Ward w chouk” last night. It was kind of a happy episode, and that basically means that all that’s said will be basic conversations that are easy to understand. On the other hand, if it was a dramatic episode, it would be full of complex lines like… “When you destroyed my peonies, you killed my sympathy.”

By the way, I’m still trying to figure out what Ward w Chowk means. I mean, I know “chamber” means “rose,” but “chouk” doesn’t mean fork, does it? It certainly doesn’t sound like a great title for an emotional series. “A rose and a fork”? Not good, haha. Americans use different words and ways of speaking depending on where they come from and their audience. People on the West Coast and Midwest drink “pop,” while elsewhere they call the same drink “soda” or “Coke.” The way we talk in class is usually not the same as the way we talk to our friends. Language works the same way all over the world.

Now Speak Arabic

The rise of the Internet has greatly influenced the way we communicate and has made the transfer of information easier and faster. People in the Middle East who had access to technology learned about other ways of life and realized opportunities that were not available to them. The Internet has also helped reunite families separated by migration or conflict, and has helped Arabic-speaking people in different countries connect with each other.

In particular, social networks have been a democratizing force in the Arab world. Before the advent of the Internet, entertainment and communication were dominated by cultural elites who continued to use formal and classical Arabic. This dialect (click on a word to go to the glossary below) is used in the Qur’an, academia and the news, and is significantly different from the everyday language spoken in homes and on the streets.

On social media sites and chat rooms, the Arabic-speaking population can suddenly converse in their own dialects and entertain each other. But getting Arabic online hasn’t been easy: not only are these dialects neither spoken nor written, many websites can’t accommodate Arabic script (most social media sites have only added language-supported versions). . Arabic in the late 2000s).

A solution developed by Arabic-speaking youth was Arabizi, a method of transliterating Arabic with Latin letters and numbers to represent letters not found in English. The name is a portmanteau of Arabic and English words: Arabi + English = Arabizi. Our graphic shows the main innovation of Arabic: the use of numbers to replace untranslated letters in the Latin alphabet. Arabic also often includes simple English words such as “hello” or “thank you”.

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Although Arabic has emerged from the limitations of websites and electronics, it remains the primary form of online communication for Arab youth, even though these sites support the Arabic script. Arabic speakers use Arabizi for various reasons: Young people find it faster, more informal, more modern and easier to write than formal Arabic. It also allows expressing things that are not formally written in Arabic, such as gender distinctions that can only be identified in spoken Arabic.

For example, in the Levantine dialect, men and women pronounce the letter “qaaf” differently, but if one were to write it in Arabic letters, the difference would not be noticeable. In Arabic, it can be ensured that the writer is Lebanese and female or male and from the United Arab Emirates. Arabici also provides expressiveness through capitalization and repetition, which is difficult to convey in Arabic script and is necessary for the exaggerated and exaggerated vernacular popular in all languages ​​on the Internet.

Arabic is also much easier and faster to write than official Arabic because it does not have a hard-coded spelling system. As a transliteration of spoken dialects, it is based on the context between the people communicating and the best guesses of what something sounds like – it’s almost impossible to misspell.

Not everyone appreciates the lightness and expressiveness of Arabic! The older generation in Arab countries derided it as laziness, Westernization and degradation of Arab identity and the language of the Qur’an. Arab identity has long been closely associated with the Arabic language—in fact, the simplest definition of an Arab is someone who speaks Arabic. Classical Arabic has cultural significance as the language in which the Qur’an is spoken. Arab critics say this is causing the younger generation to lose understanding and respect for the traditional form. Some Arabic speakers agree that their formal Arabic writing skills are weaker because they use an informal version of the language. Many studies of Arabic in the Arabic-speaking world have tried to make it look frivolous and disrespectful.

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Arabic also poses challenges for researchers to collect data on social media because Arabic is very difficult to translate. Due to spelling differences between dialects, it is impossible to standardize the translation. Innovative tools like Yamli Smart Arabic Keyboard have tried to bridge the gap for both foreigners who want to translate Arabic into English and young Arabic speakers who are looking for help translating Arabic into written Arabic.

Despite everything, Arabizi seems to be here to stay. To see examples of Arabic in action, watch the video below of Lebanese pop star Nancy Ajram.

Diacritics or diacritics are marks such as accents or sedillas that indicate a difference in pronunciation from the same letter when written above or below the letter.

A dialect is a variety of languages ​​that indicate where a person is from. The term is usually interpreted geographically (regional dialect), but is also used to some extent in relation to a person’s social background (class dialect) or profession (professional dialect). A dialect is distinguished from other dialects of the same language mainly by linguistic structure features such as word formation, sentence structure, and vocabulary.

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The Levantine dialect is spoken by people in the Eastern Mediterranean region (Levant): Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and Palestine, along with Iraq. It should be noted that each country also has its own characteristics; for example, many Palestinians have incorporated Hebrew words into their vocabulary. People living in North Africa (Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, and Libya) speak Arabic, influenced by the region’s indigenous peoples and colonial history (French, Spanish, and Italian). Egypt is alone, and the Gulf countries understand each other.

A portmanteau is a word that combines the sounds of two other words, such as motel (from “motor” and “hotel”) or breakfast (from “breakfast” and “lunch”).

Transliteration means writing or printing (a letter or word) using the closest corresponding letters of another alphabet or language. Names from one language are often transliterated into another language.

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