“Pay attention” (imperative) in Tunisian Arabic

In Tunisian Arabic, “Pay attention” (the verb, in the imperative form) is written using the Latin script as:


Using the Arabic script, it is written as:


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Examples in sentences or statements

Kids, remember to pay attention to your teacher.

Ya s8ar, rakzou m3a el mou3alam mte3kom.

.يا صغار، ركزو مع المعلم متاعكم

Pay attention to the lesson.”

Rakez fi e dars.

.ركز في الدرس

Pay attention to what your father is saying.

Rakez fi elli 9e3ed y9oul fih bouk.

.ركز في الي قاعد يقول فيه بوك

Pay attention to how this is cooked.

Rakez fiha kifeh etib.

.ركز فيها كيفاه اتطيب

Make sure you pay attention to the directions.

Rakez bel behi fi el itijehet.

.ركز بالباهي في الاتجاهات


In other Mediterranean languages and dialects

“Pay attention” in Lebanese Arabic

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