“I need…” in Tunisian Arabic

In Tunisian Arabic, “I need…” (the phrase that preludes a speaker stating something that they need as a necessity) is written using the Latin script as:


Using the Arabic script, it is written as:


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Examples in sentences or statements

I need some sleep.”

Yelzemni nor9ed.

.يلزمني نرقد

I need to go.”

Yelzemni nemchi.

.يلزمني نمشي

“I need to finish some work tonight.”

Yelzemni nkammel chwaya khedma ellila.

.يلزمني نكمّل شوية خدمة الليلة

“I need to stop by my parent’s later today.”

Yelzemni net3adda 3la dar baba ba3teli.

.يلزمني نتعدّا على دار بابا بعتالي

“I need to call my Mom.”

Yelzemni nkallem ommi.

.يلزمني نكلّم أمي


This phrase in other Arabic dialects

“I need…” in Lebanese Arabic

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