“Pays” (third-person) in Egyptian Arabic

In Egyptian Arabic, “Pays” (the verb, in the third-person participle) is written using the Latin script as:

(m) Byedfa3

(f) Btedfa3

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

 بيدفع (m)

 بتدفع (f)

Listen to these two words pronounced (audio)


Examples in sentences or statements

“He pays whenever we go out.”

Howa byedfa3 lma e7na bno5rog.

.هو بيدفع لما احنا بنخرج

“She pays whenever we go out.”

Heya btedfa3 lma e7na bno5rog.

.هي بتدفع لما احنا بنخرج

“My father pays our bills.”

Aboya byedfa3 fawatirna.

.ابويا بيدفع فواتيرنا

“He always pays his bills on time.”

Howa daymn yedfa3 fawatero fy wa2tha.

.هو دايما يدفع فواتيره في وقتها

“She pays for the groceries.”

Heya btedfa3 lilbe2alah.

.هي بتدفع للبقالة


Related words in Tunisian Arabic

“Pay” (future) in Egyptian Arabic

“Paid” (past) in Egyptian Arabic

In other Mediterranean languages and dialects

“Pays” (third-person) in Lebanese Arabic

“Pays” (third-person) in Tunisian Arabic

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