“Tired” in Tunisian Arabic

In Tunisian Arabic, “Tired” (the adjective) is written using the Latin script as:

(m) Te3eb

(f) Te3ba

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

تاعب (m)

تاعبة (f)

Listen to these two words pronounced (audio)


Examples in sentences or statements

“Are you tired?”

(m) Te3eb?

(f) Te3ba?

تاعب؟ (m)

تاعبة؟ (f)

“I’m not tired.”

(m) Manich te3eb.

(f) Manich te3ba.

.مانيش تاعب (m)

.مانيش تاعبة (f)

“I’m a little tired.”

(m) Te3eb chwaya.

(f) Te3ba chwaya.

.تاعب شوية (m)

.تاعبة شوية (f)

“I’m getting tired.”

(m) 9e3ed net3eb.

(f) 9e3da net3eb.

.قاعد نتعب (m)

.قاعدة نتعب (f)

“The kids are tired.”

Ess8ar te3bin.

.الصّغار تاعبين


This word in other Arabic dialects

“Tired” in Lebanese Arabic

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