“That” (conjunction) in Tunisian Arabic

In Tunisian Arabic, “That” (as in the conjunction) is written using the Latin script as:

(m) Hetheka

(f) Hethika

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

هاذاكا (m)

هاذيكا (f)

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Examples in sentences or statements

“I think it’s that way.”

Dhaherli el thniya hethika.

.ظاهرلي الثنيّة هاذيكا

“If you add a bit more spice, that will be enough.”

Ken tzid chwaya effe7 twalli mrigula.

.كان تزيد شويّة افّاح تولّي مريقلة

“That is correct.”

Hetheka s7i7a.

.هاذاكا صحيح

“Didn’t you know that I work here?”

Mefibelekch elli ena nekhdem lenna?

مافيبالكش اللّي انا نخدم لنّا؟

“That sounds like fun!”

Malla jaw!

!ملاّ جو


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