“Explain” (future) in Tunisian Arabic

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

(I) Nfaser

(You) Tfaser

(You, plural) Tfasrou

(He) Yfaser

(She) Tfaser

(We) Nfasrou

(They) Yfasrou

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

نفسّر (I)

تفسّر (You)

تفسّرو (You, plural)

يفسّر (He)

تفسّر (She)

نفسّرو (We)

يفسّرو (They)

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Examples in sentences or statements

“I’ll explain it in a bit.”

(masculine-based topic) Ataw nfasarhoulk chwaya okhra.

(feminine-based topic) Ataw nfasarhelek chwaya okhra.

.أتو نفسّرهولك شويّة أخرى (masculine-based topic)

.أتو نفسّرهالك شويّة أخرى (feminine-based topic)

“I won’t explain it in a difficult way.”

(masculine-based topic) Manich bech nfaserhoulk b tari9a s3iba.

(feminine-based topic) Manich bech nfasarhelek b tari9a s3iba.

.مانيش باش نفسّرهولك بطريقة صعيبة (masculine-based topic)

.مانيش باش نفسّرهالك بطريقة صعيبة (feminine-based topic)

“Are you going to explain your point of view?”

Bech tfaser wejhet enadhar mte3ek?

باش تفسّر وجهة النظر متاعك؟

“You two need to explain what’s going on.”

Lezemkom tfasrou chnowa 9a3ed ysir.

.لازمكم تفسّرو شنوا قاعد يصير

“He said he’ll explain his plan.”

9al eli howa bech yfaser el plan mte3ou.

.قال الي هو باش يفسّر البلون متاعو

“She’s going to explain the rules.”

9alet eli heya bech tfaser el 9awe3ed.

.قالت الي هي باش تفسّر القواعد

“The guide should explain the rules clearly.”

El guide lezmou yfaser el 9awe3ed bel wadhe7.

.الڨيد لازمو يفسّر القواعد بالواضح

“We won’t explain it briefly. We’ll explain it step-by-step.”

(masculine-based topic) Manech bech nfasrouh b tari9a mokhtasra. Bech nfasrouh bel 7aja bel 7aja.

(feminine-based topic) Manech bech nfasroha b tari9a mokhtasra. Bech nfasroha bel 7aja bel 7aja.

.ماناش باش نفسّروه بطريقة مختصرة باش نفسّروه بالحاجة بالحاجة (masculine-based topic)

.ماناش باش نفسّروها بطريقة مختصرة باش نفسّروها بالحاجة بالحاجة (feminine-based topic)

“They’re about to explain the topic.”

Bech yfasrou el sujet.

.باش يفسّرو السوجي


Related words in Tunisian Arabic

“Explanation”, “Explanations” in Tunisian Arabic

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