“Completely” in Tunisian Arabic

In Tunisian Arabic, “Completely” (the adverb) is written using the Latin script as:


Using the Arabic script, it is written as:


(Editor’s note: In Tunisian Arabic, in addition to 3alle5er / علّخّر, commonly, the word Complètement / كومبلاتمون (derived from French) is used to give the effect of the English word, “Completely”.)

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Examples in sentences or statements

He completely misunderstood the situation.

Fhem el 7keya bel ghalet 3alle5er.

.فهم الحكايا بل غالط علّخّر

This room was completely bare before we started adding furniture to it.

El bit hedhi kenet fergha 3alle5er 9bal ma bdina nzidou l meubles fiha.

.البيت هاذي كانت فارغا علّخّر قبل ما بدينا نزيدو الموبل فيها

I completely forgot about the meeting.

Nsit el meeting complètement.

.نسيت الميتينق كومبلاتمون

The rain completely soaked my clothes.

Lemtar balletli 7weyji 3alle5er.

.لمطر بلّتلي حوايجي علّخّر

The project isn’t completely finished yet.

El machrou3 mezzel ma kmelech lelle5er.

.المشروع مزّال ما كملش للّخّر


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“Complete” (adjective) in Tunisian Arabic

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