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

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

(I) Nadhaft

(You) Nadhaft

(You, plural) Nadhaftou

(He) Nadhaf

(She) Nadhfet

(We) Nadhafna

(They) Nadhfou

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

نظّفت (I)

نظّفت (You)

نظّفتو (You, plural)

نظّف (He)

نظّفت (She)

نظّفنا (We)

نظّفو (They)

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Examples in sentences or statements

(Editor’s note: In one or more of the following statements, the word “Cleaned” is replaced with an applicable word or words to keep the statement colloquial but to maintain the meaning of Cleaned (“Clean” in the past tense).)
I cleaned the windows yesterday.

Ena nadhaft el chbebek emes.

.أنا نظّفت الشبابك آمس

I haven’t cleaned the windows yet.

Mazelt ma nadhaftech el chbebek.

.مازلت ما نظّفتش الشبابك

Did you clean the bathroom too?

Nadhaft bit el bano zeda?

نظّفت بيت البانو زادا؟

Did you clean the toilet?

Nadhaft el toilette?

نظّفت التوالات؟

Did you two clean the car yesterday?

Yekhi nadhafto el karhba entom ezzouz emes?

ياخي نظّفتو الكرهبة أنتم الزوز آمس؟

Did you two clean your bedrooms?

Entom ezzouz nadhafto byout ennoum?

انتم الزوز نظّفتو بيوت النوم؟

The neighbour cleaned his car.

(m) El jar nadhaf karhabto.

(f) El jara nadhfet karhbetha.

.الجار نظّف كرهبتو (m)

.الجارة نظفت كرهبتها (f)

He cleaned his car before going out with his friends.

Howa nadhaf karhabto 9bal ma yo5rej m3a s7abou.

.هو نظّف كرهبتو قبل ما بخرج مع صحابو

“She cleaned her room yesterday.”

Hiya nadhfet bitha emes.

.هي نظفت بيتها آمس

“Your father and I cleaned the garage last week.”

Ena w bouk nadhafna el garage jom3a lfeyta.

.انا وبوك نظفنا القراج الجمعة الفايتة

“They cleaned the entire restaurant overnight.”

Houma nadhfo el restaurant kemel felli.

.هوما نظفو الريستورون كامل في اللليل


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“Cleaned” (verb) in Lebanese Arabic

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