Night

Night, 1- (nightime), lil.

All night, ṭul l-lil; lil kamel.

Last night, l-bareḥ f l-lil.

2- (period), lila (lyali).

Every night, kul lila.

3- (date), lila (lyali), yum (yamat).

4- To spend the night, bat.


Examples:

Don't go to such a place at night. - Ma tṛuḥ-c l-meḍreb kuma hada-k f l-lil.

Farid almost always falls to sleep at night hugging his teddy bear. - Farid qrib daymen yerqed mɛenneq n-nunurs taɛ-u f l-lil.

Farid doesn't like to be out late at night. - Farid ma iḥebb-c yeqɛed beṛṛa f l-lil ḥetta iṛuḥ l-ḥal.

Farid dropped in on Salima last night. - Farid ḍreb duṛa l-Salima l-lila lli fatet.

Farid spent the night in his van. - Farid bat f l-furgu taɛ-u.

Farid stayed up all night. Now he's too tired to work. - Farid sheṛ ṭul l-lil. Duṛk ṛah-u ɛeyyan u ma yeqder-c yexdem.

He died seven years ago, this very night. - Had l-lila, qfel sebɛ snin melli mat.

He must have drunk too much last night. - Ikun cṛeb bezzaf l-lila lli fatet.

He worked day and night in the interest of his firm. - Xdem lil u nhaṛ l-l-fayda taɛ c-carika taɛ-u.

How's the neighborhood? Quiet? Noisy at night? - Kifac ṛa-hi l-ḥala f hadak karṭi? Saket wella fi-h l-ḥess f l-lil?

I hardly slept last night. - Qrib ma rqedt-c gaɛ l-lila lli fatet.

I'll wait until tomorrow night. - Ṛa-ni ṛayeḥ nestenna ḥetta l-ɣedwa f l-lil.

I'm the one who danced with the kids all night. - Ana lli qɛedt ṭul l-lil necṭeḥ mɛa d-drari.

I stay up late every night. - Kul lila nesheṛ ḥetta iṛuḥ l-ḥal.

It was blowing hard all night. - Ḍreb riḥ qawi ṭul l-lil.

It was very cold last night. - Bred l-ḥal mliḥ l-bareḥ f l-lil.

I've slept well all night. - Rqedt mliḥ ṭul l-lil.

Like many students at our school, Farid stays up until late at night studying. - Farid, kibḥal bezzaf men ṭ-ṭellab taɛ l-msid taɛna, yesheṛ l-lil ḥetta iṛuḥ l-ḥal u huwa yeqra.

The child cried all night long. - Hadak ṭ-ṭfel qɛed yebki ṭul l-lil.

You should be glad you didn't go with us last night. We didn't have much fun. - Ɣir fṛeḥ ki ma ǧit-c mɛa-na l-lila lli fatet. Ma zhina-c gaɛ.


Examples (all night):

Even after Farid had been drinking all night, he didn't find Karima attractive. - Ḥettan ki ḍreb Farid l-lil kamel huwa yecṛeb, ma ɛeǧbet-u-c Karima.


Examples (every night):

She drinks herself unconscious every night. - Kul lila, tecṛeb ḥettan tetneṣreɛ.


Examples (last night):

Farid was out late last night drinking. - L-bareḥ, Farid sheṛ beṛṛa u huwa yecṛeb ḥettan ṛaḥ l-ḥal.

I had too much to drink last night. - Cṛebt bezzaf l-bareḥ f l-lil.

I wasn't drinking last night. - Ma kunt-c necṛeb l-bareḥ f l-lil.


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