“Reads” (third-person) in Tunisian Arabic

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

(m) Ya9ra (Yakra)

(f) Ta9ra (Takra)

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

يقرى (m)

تقرى (f)

Listen to these two words pronounced (audio)


Examples in sentences or statements

“He reads fast.”

Ya9ra fisa3.

.يقرى فيسع

“She reads a lot.”

Ta9ra barcha.

.تقرى برشا

“My brother reads a lot of science fiction.”

Khouya ya9ra barsha khayel 3elmi.

.خويا يقرا برشا خيال علمي

“My mother reads two books a week.”

Ommi ta9ra zouz ktob fel jom3a.

.أمّي تقرى زوز كتب في الجمعة

“He reads from a tablet.”

Ya9ra men tablette.

.يقرى من تابلات


In other Mediterranean languages and dialects

“Reads” (third-person) in Egyptian Arabic

“Reads” (third-person) in Lebanese Arabic

“Reads” (third-person) in Turkish

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