“Can I…?” in Tunisian Arabic

In Tunisian Arabic, “Can I…?” is written using the Latin script as:


Using the Arabic script, it is written as:


Listen to this word pronounced (audio)


Examples in sentences or statements

“Can I have a coffee black, please?”

Najem ne5ou 9ahwa ka7la, 3aychek?

نجم ناخذ قهوة كحلة، يعيشك؟


“Can I please order a large margherita pizza?”

Najem ne5ou pizza margherita kbira?

نجم ناخو بيتزا ماقريت كبيرة؟


“Can I have sugar with the tea?”

Najem ne5ou chwaya sokr m3a tey?

نجم ناخذ شويا سكر مع التاي؟


“Can I pet the camel, please?”

Najem nmasa7 3al jmal, 3aychek?

نجم نمسح على الجمل، يعيشك؟


“Can I have a receipt?”

Najem ne5ou el tawsil?

نجم ناخو التواصل يعيشك؟


Related phrases in Tunisian Arabic

“Can you…?” in Tunisian Arabic

“I want…” in Tunisian Arabic

In other Mediterranean languages and dialects

“Can I…?” in Lebanese Arabic


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