“Pay” (future) in Egyptian Arabic

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

(I) Hadfa3

(You) Htedfa3

(You, plural) Htedf3o

(He) Hyedfa3

(She) Htedfa3

(We) Hnedfa3

(They) Hyedfa3o

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

هدفع (I)

هتدفع (You)

هتدفعوا (You, plural)

هيدفع (He)

هتدفع (She)

هندفع (We)

هيدفعوا (They)

Listen to these words pronounced (audio)


Examples in sentences or statements

“I will pay for the bill.”

Ana hadfa3 alfatura.

.انا هدفع الفاتوره

“Will you pay for the bill?”

Anta htedfa3 alfatura?

انت هتدفع الفاتوره؟

“When will you pay for the dinner?”

Emta htedfa3 7a2 al3a4a?

امتى هتدفع حق العشا؟

“He will pay for our dinner.”

Howa hyedfa3 7a2 al3a4a bta3na.

.هو هيدفع حق العشا بتاعنا

“She will pay for the dinner.”

Heya htedfa3 7a2 al3a4a.

.هي هتدفع حق العشا

“We will pay the bill this time.”

E7na hnedfa3 7a2 alfatora almarah dy .

.احنا هندفع حق الفاتوره المره دي

“They’re going to pay for dinner next time.”

Homa hyedfa3o 7a2 alfatora almara aly gaya.

.هما هيدفعوا حق الفاتوره المره اللي جايه

“You can go ahead. I will pay and come back.”

Sabqny. Ana hadfa3 w agilk.

.سابقني. انا هدفع واجيلك


In other Mediterranean languages and dialects

“Pay” (future) in Lebanese Arabic

“Pay” (future) in Tunisian Arabic

“Pay” (future) in Turkish

Comments are closed.