“Reads” (third-person) in Egyptian Arabic

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

(m) Y2ra

(f) T2ra

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

 يقرا (m)

 تقرا (f)

Listen to these two words pronounced (audio)


Examples in sentences or statements

My father reads the newpaper everyday.

Aboyah bay2ra el 25bar kol youm.

.ابويا بيقرا الاخبار كل يوم

He reads the newspaper in the cafe.

Howa bay2ra el 25bar felcafe.

.هو بيقرا الاخبار فالكافيه

She drinks coffee and reads the newspaper every morning.

Hya bt4rb el 2ahwa w bt2ra el 25bar kol youm el sob7.

.هي بتشرب قهوة و بتقرا الاخبار كل يوم الصبح

He reads a lot.

Howa bay2ra kter.

.هو بيقرا كتير

She reads quickly.

Hya bt2ra bsor3a.

.هي بتقرا بسرعة


In other Mediterranean languages and dialects

“Reads” (third-person) in Lebanese Arabic

“Reads” (third-person) in Tunisian Arabic

“Reads” (third-person) in Turkish

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