“Rented” (past) (verb) in Tunisian Arabic

In Tunisian Arabic, “Rented” (the verb, in the past tense) is written using the Latin script as:

(I) Krit

(You) Krit

(You, plural) Kritou

(He) Kra

(She) Kret

(We) Krina

(They) Krew

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

كريت (I)

كريت (You)

كريتو (You, plural)

كرا (He)

كرات (She)

كرينا (We)

كراو (They)

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Examples in sentences or statements

(Editor’s note: In one or more of the following statements, the word “Rented” is replaced with an applicable word or words to keep the statement colloquial but to maintain the meaning of Rent in the past participle.)
“I rented this car for 7 days.”

Krit el karhba hedhi 3la sab3a ayem.

.كريت الكرهبة هذي على سبعة أيام

“I rented this house for two weeks.”

Krit edar hedhi 3la jom3tin.

.كريت الدار هذي على جمعتين

“My family rented this home for the month while we’re in Tunisia.”

3ayelti kret edar hedhi 3la toul echhar elli bech no93dou fyh fi tounes.

.عايلتي كرات الدار هذي على طول الشهر اللّي بش نقعدو فيه في تونس

“I’m no longer renting a car.” 

(m) Ma3adesh keri karhba.

(f) Ma3adesh kerya karhba.

.ماعادش كاري كرهبة (m)

.ماعادش كارية كرهبة (f)

“Did you rent a car?”

Krit karhba?

كريت كرهبة؟

“Did you two rent a car?”

Entom ezzouz kritou karhba?

انتم الزّوز كريتو كرهبة؟

“My friend rented a car when she visited Egypt.”

Sa7abti kret karhba wa9t mchet lmasr.

.صاحبتي كرات كرهبة وقت مشات لمصر

“My friend rented a home when he visited Morocco last summer.”

Sa7bi kra dar wa9t mcha lel maghreb essif elli fet.

.صاحبي كرا دار وقت مشى للمغرب الصّيف اللّي فات

“We rented a car when we visited Tunisia last year.”

Krina karhba wa9t mchina ltounes 3amnewel.

.كرينا كرهبة وقت مشينا لتونس عمناول

“We didn’t rent a car when we visited Tunisia last time.”

Ma krinesh karhba wa9t mchina l tounes ekher marra.

.ما كريناش كرهبة وقت مشينا لتونس اخر مرّة

“They rented a car for 21 days for their vacation in Europe.”

Krew karhba 3la we7ed w 3echrin youm lel vacance mte3hom fi Europa.

.كراو كرهبة على واحد وعشرين يوم للفاكونس متاعهم في أوروبا


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