“Helps” (third-person) in Tunisian Arabic

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

(m) Y3awen

(f) T3awen

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

يعاون (m)

 تعاون (f)

Listen to these two words pronounced (audio)


Examples in sentences or statements

My husband helps our boy with learning math.

Rajli y3awen fi weldna yet3alam el math.

.راجلي يعاون في ولدنا يتعلم المات

My wife helps her mother at her house on weekends.

Marti t3awen ommha fel 7arka mta3 e dar fel les week-ends.

.مرتي تعاون أمّها في الحركة متاع الدار في لاي ويكاند

“The company I work for helps a lot of people.”

E charika li ne5dem fiha t3awen barcha 3bed.

.الشركة لي نخدم فيها تعاون برشا عباد

She helps her brother with his homework.

T3awen 5ouha fi ta7dhir drousou.

.تعاون خوها في تحضير دروسو

He helps the neighbour move things a lot.

(masculine-based object) Y3awen el jar barcha fi ta7wil.

(feminine-based object) Y3awen el jara barcha fi ta7wil.

.يعاون الجار برشا في التحويل (masculine-based object)

.يعاون الجارة برشا في التحويل (feminine-based object)


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