“Late”, “Later” in Tunisian Arabic

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In Tunisian Arabic, “Late” is written using the Latin script as:

Ma5er

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

مخر

In Tunisian Arabic, “Later” is written using the Latin script as:

Ba3ed

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

بعد

Listen to these two words pronounced (audio)


 

Examples in sentences or statements

 
“The pizza order is a bit late.”

El pizza bech tji ma5er.

.البيتزا باش تجي مخر

 
“See you later.”

Nchoufek ba3ed.

.نشوفك بعد

 
“Later this afternoon would be a good time to meet.”

Ba3ed ba3ed el thohr netsawer wa9t behi bech net9ablou.

.بعد بعد الظهر نتصور وقت باهي باش نتقابلو

 
“The parcel will arrive a day or two later than expected.”

El colis bech yji nhar wala zouz ma5er meli twa9a3neh.

.الكولي باش يجي نهار ولا زوز مخر ملي توقعناه

 
“My parents are arriving later than expected due to traffic.”

Baba womi bech youslou ma5er 5ater fama barcha circulation.

.بابا ومي باش يصلوا مخر خاطر فما برشة سركولسيون

 

Related words in Tunisian Arabic

“Now” in Tunisian Arabic

“Soon” in Tunisian Arabic

These words in other Arabic dialects

“Late”, “Later” in Lebanese Arabic
 

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