“Sleep”, “Sleeping” in Tunisian Arabic

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In Tunisian Arabic, “Sleep” is written using the Latin script as:

Nor9od

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

 نرقد

In Tunisian Arabic, “Sleeping” is written using the Latin script as:

Re9ed

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

راقد

Listen to these two words pronounced (audio)

 

Examples in sentences or statements

 

“I’m going to sleep.”

Mechi nor9od.

.ماشي نرقد

 

“I’m going to sleep soon.”

Mechi nor9od 3la 9rib.

.ماشي نرقد على قريب

 

He is sleeping.”

Houwa re9ed.

.هو راقد

 

“How many hours a night do you sleep?”

9adech men se3a tor9od fel lil?

قداش من ساعة ترقد في ليل؟

 

“I sleep about eight hours a night.”

Nor9od ta9rib thmaniya sweya3 kol lila.

.نرقد تقريب ثمنية سوايع كل ليلة

 

These words in other Arabic dialects

“Sleep”, “Sleeping”, “Slept” (verbs) in Lebanese Arabic

 

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