“Need” (future) in Tunisian Arabic

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

(I) Nest7a9

(You) Test7a9

(You, plural) Test7a9ou

(He) Yest7a9

(She) Test7a9

(We) Nest7a9ou

(They) Yest7a9ou

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

نستحق (I)

تستحق (You)

تستحقوا (You, plural)

يستحق (He)

تستحق (She)

نستحقوا (We)

يستحقوا (They)

Listen to these words pronounced (audio)


Examples in sentences or statements

Do you need any help?

Test7a9 i3ana?

تستحق إعانة؟

What do you need?

Chnowa test7a9?

شنوا تستحق؟

Do you two need anything more?

Test7a9ou ntouma zouz akther wa9t?

تستحقوا أنتم الزوز أكثر وقت؟

I think he will need some help with his homework.

Yothhorli houa bch yest7a9 i3ana f 5edmtou.

.يظهرلي هو بش يستحق إعانة في خدمته

She may need some help with the project.

Hia mmken test7a9 chwaya i3ana f projet mte3ha.

.هي ممكن تستحق شويا إعانة في الپروجي متاعها

Will we need to make a reservation?

Bch nest7a9ou naamlou reservation?

بش نستحقوا نعملوا غزرفاسيون؟

They are going to need more time to prepare the dinner.

Houma bch yest7a9ou akther wa9t bch y7athrou laache.

.هوما بش يستحقوا أكثر وقت بش يحضروا العشاء

We’ll need to make a reservation.

Bch nest7a9ou naamlou reservation.

.بش نستحقوا نعملوا غزرفاسيون


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