“Answered” (past) (verb) in Tunisian Arabic

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

(I) Jewebt

(You) Jewebt

(You, plural) Jewebtou

(He) Jewb

(She) Jewbt

(We) Jewebna

(They) Jewbou

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

جاوبت (I)

جاوبت (You)

جاوبتو (You, plural)

جاوب (He)

جاوبت (She)

جاوبنا (We)

جاوبو (They)

Listen to these words pronounced (audio)


Examples in sentences or statements

(Editor’s note: In one or more of the following statements, the word “Answered” is replaced with an applicable word or words to keep the statement colloquial but to maintain the meaning of Answered (“Answer” in the past participle).)
“I answered his question.”

Jewebt 3la sou2elou.

.جاوبت على أسئلتو

(in a classroom) “Students, you answered those questions well!”

Ya tlemdha, jewebtou 3la el as2la hedhom belgde!

!يا تلامذة, جاوبتو على الأسئلة هاذم بلڨدا

“Did you answer you mother’s question?”

Jewebt 3la sou2el omek?

جاوبت على سوال أمك؟

“Did you two answer her questions?”

Jewebtou 3la as2letha?

جاوبتو على أسئلتو؟

“He answered the questions already.”

Déjà jeweb 3la el as2la.

.ديجا جاوب على الأسئلة

“She just answered the phone.”

Mazelet ki jewbet 3la telifoun.

.مازالت كي جاوبت على التاليفون

“My daughter just answered the phone.”

Benti mazelet ki jewbet 3la el telifoun.

.بنتي مازالت كي جاوبت على التاليفون

“We answered all the questions.”

Jewebna 3la el as2la el kol.

.جاوبنا على الأسئلة الكل

“They answered all the questions via email.”

Jewbou 3la el as2la el kol par email.

.جاوبو على الأسئلة الكل بار ايمايل


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