“Bend” (subject bending object) (future) in Tunisian Arabic

In Tunisian Arabic, “Bend” (the verb, as in a subject bending an object, in the future tense) is written using the Latin script as:

(I) N3awaj

(You) T3awaj

(You, plural) T3awjou

(He) Y3awaj

(She) T3awaj

(We) N3awjou

(They) Y3awjou

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

نعوّج (I)

تعوّج (You)

تعوّجو (You, plural)

يعوّج (He)

تعوّج (She)

نعوّجو (We)

يعوّجو (They)

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Examples in sentences or statements

“I will bend this pipe.”

Bech n3awaj l ja3ba hedhi.

.بش نعوّج الجعبة هذي

“I can’t bend it.”

(masculine-based object) Manajjamch n3awjou.

(feminine-based object) Manajjamch n3awajha.

.منجّمش نعوّجو (masculine-based object)

.منّجمش نعوّجها (feminine-based object)

“You have to bend it, otherwise it won’t fit.”

(masculine-based object) Lezmek t3awjou, mekenech mayarfa3ch.

(feminine-based object) Lezmek t3awajha, mekenech matarfa3ch.

.لازمك تعوّجو, ماكانش مايرفعش (masculine-based object)

.لازمك تعوّجها, ماكانش ماترفعش (feminine-based object)

“Do you think he can bend this nail?”

Za3ma ynajjam y3awaj l vice hedha?

زعما ينجّم يعوّج الفيس هذا؟

“She is going to bend the metal.”

Bech t3awaj l métal.

.بش تعوّج الميتال

“We can’t bend this.”

(masculine-based object) Manajjmouch n3awjouh hedha.

(feminine-based object) Manajjmouch n3awjouha hedhi.

.منجّموش نعوّجوه هذا (masculine-based object)

.منجّموش نعوّجوها هذي (feminine-based object)

“If you want to bend the bar, you are free to do so.”

(plural) Ken t7ebbou t3awjou l 7dida, tnajjmou t3awjouha.

.كان تحبّو تعوّجو الحديدة, تنجّمو تعوّجوها (plural)

“Can’t you all together bend it more?”

(masculine-based object) Matnajjmouch entouma lkol mab3adhkom t3awjouh akthar?

(feminine-based object) Matnajjmouch entouma lkol mab3adhkom t3awjouha akthar?

متنجّموش انتوما الكلّ مبعضكم تعوّجوه أكثر؟ (masculine-based object)

متنجّموش انتوما الكلّ مبعضكم تعوّجوها أكثر؟ (feminine-based object)

“They have to bend the steel.”

Lezemhom y3awjou l fouledh.

.لازمهم يعوّجو الفولاذ


Related words in Tunisian Arabic

“Bent” (adjective) in Tunisian Arabic

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