“Comes” (third-person) (verb) in Tunisian Arabic

In Tunisian Arabic, “Comes” (the verb, in the third-person participle) is written using the Latin script as:

(m) Yji

(f) Tji

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

 يجي (m)

تجي (f)

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Examples in sentences or statements

(Editor’s note: In the following statements the word “Comes” is replaced with applicable word or words to keep the statements colloquial but to maintain the meaning of the word “Comes” (“Come” in the third-person participle).)
“My brother comes over every week.”

Khouya yji kol jom3a.

.خويا يجي كل جمعة

“My mother stops by every weekend.”

Ommi tet3adeli koll weekend.

.أمّي تتعدالي كل ويكاند

“The neighbour comes by and plays cards often.”

(m) El jar yji w yel3ab carta aghlab lwa9t.

(f) El jara tji w tel3ab carta aghlab lwa9t.

.الجار يجي و يلعب كارتة أغلب الوقت (m)

.الجارة تجي و تلعب كارتة أغلب الوقت (f)

“She comes over a lot.”

Tji ba7dhena barsha.

.تجي بحذانا برشا

“He stops by a lot.”

Yet3ada dima.

.يتعدا ديما


Related words in Tunisian Arabic

“Come” (future) (verb) in Tunisian Arabic

“Coming” (present) (verb) in Tunisian Arabic

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

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