“Until” in Tunisian Arabic

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

7ata

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

حتى

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Examples in sentences or statements

 
We’re open until 11pm.

A7na ma7loulin 7ata lel 11 mta3 el lil.

.أحنا محلولين حتى لل11 متاع الليل

 
I’m not going to start that book until I finish this one.

Manich bech nebda na9ra heka el kteb 7ata nkammel hedha.

.مانيش باش نبدى نقرا هاكا الكتاب حتى نكمل هذا

 
Kids, we’re not going to the park until you finish your meals.

Ya s8ar, manech mechin lel jarda 7ata tkamlo mekletkom.

.يا صغار، ماناش ماشين للجردة حتى تكملو ماكلتكم

 
I work until 5pm.

Ena ne5dem 7ata lel 5 mta3 la3chiya.

.أنا نخدم حتى لل5 متاع لعشيّة

 
We stayed up talking until the sun rose.

93adna fey9in na7kiw 7ata lin tal3et el chams.

.قعدنا فايقين نحكيو حتى لين طلعت الشمس

 

This word in other Arabic dialects

“Until” in Lebanese Arabic
 

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