“Do you understand?” in Tunisian Arabic

In Tunisian Arabic, “Do you understand?” is written using the Latin script as:

Tefhem fiya?

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

تفهم فيا؟


(Editor’s note: The questions Fhemtni? (فهمتني) and 9a3ed tefhem fiya? (قاعد تفهم فيا) are also cognate with Do you understand?, and are also common expressions in Tunisian Arabic.)


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In other Mediterranean languages and dialects

“Do you understand?” in Egyptian Arabic

“Do you understand?” in Lebanese Arabic

“Do you understand?” in Turkish

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