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

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

(I) Nansa

(You) Tansa

(You, plural) Tansew

(He) Yansa

(She) Tansa

(We) Nansew

(They) Yansew

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

ننسى (I)

تنسى (You)

تنساو (You, plural)

ينسى (He)

تنسى (She)

 ننساو (We)

ينساو (They)

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Examples in sentences or statements

I scheduled the meeting so that I won’t forget.

Planit el ejtime3 bech manansech.

.بلانيت الاجتماع باش مننساش

I won’t forget.

Manich bech nansa.

.منيش باش ننسى

I need to write this down so I don’t forget.

Lezmni nektebha bech manansech.

.لازمني نكتبها باش مننساش

Are you sure you won’t forget?

(m) Met2aked makech bech tansa?

(f) Met2akda makech bech tansa?

متأكد مكش باش تنسى؟ (m)

متأكدة مكش باش تنسى؟ (f)

You two won’t forget, right?

Makomch bech tansew, haka walla le?

مكمش باش تنساو، هكّا ولّا لا؟

He may forget if we don’t call and remind him.

Momken yansa ken manotlbouhouch w nfakrouh.

.ممكن ينسى كان منطلبوهش و نفكّروه

She may forget.

Momken tansa.

.ممكن تنسى

We won’t forget your birthday.

Manech bech nansew 3id miledek.

.مناش باش ننساو عيد ميلادك

They won’t forget to pick you up this afternoon.

Mahomch bech yansew yet3adewlek fel 9ayla.

.مهمش باش ينساو يتعدّاولك في القايل


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