“Sanding” (present) in Tunisian Arabic

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

(I) (m) 9a3ed n7okk

(I) (f) 9a3da n7okk

(You) (m) 9a3ed t7okk

(You) (f) 9a3da t7okk

(You, plural) 9a3din t7okkou

(He) 9a3ed y7okk

(She) 9a3da t7okk

(We) 9a3din n7okkou

(They) 9a3din y7okkou

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

قاعد نحكّ (m) (I)

قاعدة نحكّ (f) (I)

قاعد تحكّ (m) (You)

قاعدة تحكّ (f) (You)

قاعدين تحكّو (You, plural)

قاعد يحكّ (He)

قاعدة تحكّ (She)

قاعدين نحكّو (We)

قاعدين يحكّو (They)

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Examples in sentences or statements

“I’m sanding the bench right now.”

(m) 9a3ed n7okk fel bank taw.

(f) 9a3da n7okk fel bank taw.

.قاعد نحكّ في البنك تو (m)

.قاعدة نحكّ في البنك تو (f)

“What type of sandpaper are you sanding with?”

(m) B ama keghet a7rach 9a3ed t7okk?

(f) B ama keghet a7rach 9a3da t7okk?

بأما كاغت أحرش قاعد تحكّ؟ (m)

بأما كاغت أحرش قاعدة تحكّ؟ (f)

“Are you two still sanding the furniture?”

Entouma ezzouz mezeltou 9a3din t7okkou fel meuble?

انتوما الزوز مازلتو قاعدين تحكّو في الموبل؟

“My brother is sanding downstairs.”

Khouya 9a3ed y7okk ellouta.

.خويا قاعد يحكّ اللّوطة

“She is sanding the wall.”

9a3da t7okk fel 7it.

.قاعدة تحكّ في الحيط

“We are sanding the furniture right now.”

9a3din n7okkou fel meuble taw.

.قاعدين نحكّو في الموبل تو

“We aren’t sanding right now.”

Menech 9a3din n7okkou taw.

.ماناش قاعدين نحكّو تو

“They are still sanding upstairs.”

Mezelou 9a3din y7okkou lfou9.

.مازالو قاعدين يحكّو الفوق


Related words in Tunisian Arabic

“Sand” (future) in Tunisian Arabic

“Sands” (third-person) in Tunisian Arabic

“Sanded” (past) in Tunisian Arabic

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