“I don’t have” in Tunisian Arabic

In Tunisian Arabic, “I don’t have” (the phrase that prefaces stating something that isn’t in one’s possession) is written using the Latin script as:

Ma3andich

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

معنديش

Listen to this word pronounced (audio)

 

Examples in sentences or statements

 

I don’t have it.

Ma3andich menha.

.معنديش منها

 

I don’t have enough change.

Ma3andich sarf.

.معنديش صرف

 

I don’t have my phone with me.

Ma3andich telifouni m3aya.

.معنديش تلفوني معايا

 

I don’t have enough time.

Ma3andich wa9t.

.معنديش وقت

 

I don’t have the keys.

Ma3andich lemfete7.

.معنديش المفاتح

This phrase in other Arabic dialects

“I don’t have” in Lebanese Arabic

 

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