Mobile app teaches Lebanese dialect

Actually, this app is only a kind of a phase book and a mini dictionary. It does not actually “teach” you the Lebanese language, but still, it is interesting to see a rising interest in the spoken language making its…

Lebanese lullabies and rhymes

There are many Lebanese lullabies and rhymes other than the famous one sung by Fairuz: I will post some of them here and try to add to this post so that it would become a collection of Lebanese lullabies and…

An interesting comment about Arabic

I was listening to a song on youtube today, and in the comments section I came across a strange comment: Is Google’s translator bad in Arabian or do the Lebanese just have a special dialect which Google doesn’t understand? The…

Some modern Lebanese songs

I just wanted to share with you some of the modern Lebanese songs that are charting a new kind of music in Lebanon. Here are a couple of my favorites: Macrux Layla (Mashrou’ Leila) Tania Saleh Jean-Marie Riachi recycles music:…

Plurals

Did you know that there are some words in Lebanese that do not occur except in plural form. The word “parent” for example, only occurs in plural form in designating the term for “mother” and “father”. Whereas you can have…

S. Korean UNIFIL women fall for Lebanon, its language

From the Daily Star, July 19, 2011 01:23 AM By: Mohammed Zaatari SIDON, Lebanon: Among the 364 soldiers and officers in UNIFIL’s South Korea’s contingent are five women. Lim, 27, who is one of two translators in the contingent, said…

Verb “want” in the Lebanese Language

The verb “want” in the Lebanese language is a very unique verb. It is what you can call an auxiliary verb, and there are many auxiliary verbs in Lebanese. A person trying to learn Lebanese, will find that this verb…

The Shapes in Lebanese

Below is a document to teach the shapes in the Lebanese language. This document is downloadable. Open publication – Free publishing – More shapes Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet…

The Colors in Lebanese

Below is a document to teach the colors in the Lebanese language. This document is downloadable. Open publication – Free publishing – More colors Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet…