“Answer” (future) (verb) in Tunisian Arabic

In Tunisian Arabic, “Answer” (the verb, in the future tense) is written using the Latin script as:

(I) Njewb

(You) Tjewb

(You, plural) Tjewbou

(He) Yjewb

(She) Tjewb

(We) Njewbou

(They) Yjewbou

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

نجاوب (I)

تجاوب (You)

تجاوبو (You, plural)

يجاوب (He)

تجاوب (She)

نجاوبو (We)

يجاوبو (They)

Listen to these words pronounced (audio)


Examples in sentences or statements

“I will answer the question.”

Bech njeweb 3la el sou2el.

.باش نجاوب على السؤال

“I will write down the answer.”

Bech nekteb el ijeba.

.باش نكتب الاجابة

“Can you answer the question via text?”

Tnajem tjewb 3la sou2el par message?

تنجّم تجاوب على السؤال بار ميساج؟

“Can you answer his question via email?”

Tnajem tjeweb 3la sou2elou par email?

تنجّم تجاوب على أسئلتو بار ايمايل؟

“Can you two call back your mother and answer her questions?”

Tnajmou t3awdou totlbou omkom w tjewboha 3la as2letha?

تنجّمو تعاودو تطلبو امّكم و تجاوبوها على أسئلتها؟

“He is going to answer you via email.”

Bech yjewbek par email.

.باش يجاوبك بار ايمايل

“The airline said they will answer our inquiry via email.”

Chariket el tayaran 9alou eli houma bech yjewbou 3la sou2elna par email.

.شركة الطيران قالو الّي هوما باش يجاوبو على سؤالنا بار ايمايل

“We will answer you in a moment.”

Ataw njewbouk chwaya okhra.

.أتو نجاوبوك شويّة أخرى

“They will be back in a moment to provide an answer.”

Bech yarj3ou chwaya okhra bech ya3tiw ijeba.

.باش يرجعو شويّة أخرى باش يعطيو اجابة


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