“Stands” (third-person) in Tunisian Arabic

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

(m) Ye9ef

(f) Te9ef

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

ياقف (m)

 تاقف (f)

Listen to these two words pronounced (audio)


Examples in sentences or statements

“She stands a lot at work.”

Te9ef barcha fel 5edma.

.تاقف برشا في الخدمة

“He stands while reading often.”

Ya9ra w houa we9ef mokther l wa9t.

.يقرا وهوّ واقف مكثر الوقت

“He always stands while drinking coffee.”

Dima yochrob 9ahwa w houa we9ef.

.ديما يشرب قهوة وهوّ واقف

“This professor stands a lot while giving lectures.”

(m) El prof hedha ye9ef barcha ki yabda ya3ti fel mou7dhrat.

(f) El profa hedhi te9ef barcha ki tabda ta3ti fel mou7dhrat.

 .البروف هذا ياقف برشا كي يبدا يعطي في المحاضرات (m)

.البروفة هذي تاقف برشا كي تبدا تعطي في المحاضرات (f)

“A guard always stands there.”

Famma 3asses dima ye9ef lghadi.

.فمّا عسّاس ديما ياقف لغادي


Related words in Tunisian Arabic

“Sits” (third-person) in Tunisian Arabic

“Stand” (future) in Tunisian Arabic

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