ALPS Beirut wishes you happy holidays and a wonderful 2015. Before the holidays come make sure you know these important holiday greetings in Lebanese Arabic:
Yin3aad 3leyk (3leyki-3aleykon) – This is a good go-to greeting for almost any holiday that anyone in Lebanon is celebrating. Reply with:
To tell someone Merry Christmas, you have a few options:
3eid miileid sa3iid
Wulida l Masii7
Kil sineh w2inta (w2inti-w2into) bkheyr
Kil sineh w2inta seilim (w2inti seilmeh-w2into seilmiin)
And if you are in Lebanon make sure to check out the Christmas tree in Byblos, recently featured in the Wall Street Journal.