“Because” in Tunisian Arabic

In Tunisian Arabic, “Because” is written using the Latin script as:

3ala 5ater

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

على خاطر

Listen to this term pronounced (audio)


Examples in sentences or statements

I’m going to finish reading now because I won’t have time later.

Bech nkammal na9ra taw 3ala 5ater ma3andich wa9t mba3ed.

.باش نكمل نقرى تو على خاطر ماعنديش وقت مبعد

Let’s go now because I don’t want to be late.

Haya nemchiw taw 3ala 5ater man7ebech nwa5ar.

 .هيا نمشيو تو على خاطر ما نحبش نوخر

I want to rent this car because we’d like the extra trunk space.

N7eb nekry el karhba hedhy 3ala khater el malle kbir.

.نحب نكري الكرهبة هاذي على خاطر المال كبير

This food tastes even better because of the harissa sauce!

El mekla abann 3ala 5ater fiha hrissa!

!الماكلة أبن على خاطر فيها هريسة

Because it’s fun!

3ala khater ejjaw!

!على خاطر الجو


This word in other Arabic dialects

“Because” in Lebanese Arabic

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