“Waited” (past) in Tunisian Arabic

In Tunisian Arabic, “Waited” (the verb, in the past tense) is written using the Latin script as:

(I) Stanit

(You) Stanit

(You, plural) Stanitou

(He) Stana

(She) Stanet

(We) Stanina

(They) Stanew

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

ستنيت (I)

ستنيت (You)

ستنيتوا (You, plural)

ستنى (He)

ستنات (She)

ستنينا (We)

ستناو (They)

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Examples in sentences or statements

I waited for so long.

Stanit barsha.

.ستنيت برشا

I didn’t wait for them and came by myself.

Ma stanit 7ad w jit wa7di.

.ما ستنيت حد وجيت وحدي

Did you wait long?

Stanit barsha?

ستنيت برشا ؟

Where did you two wait for them?

Win stanitou hom entom zouz?

وين ستنيتوا هم انتم الزوز ؟

He waited a long time for a promotion.

Stana barsha lel tar9ya.

.ستنى برشا للترقية

She patiently waited.

Stanet bkol sabr.

.ستنات بكل صبر

She didn’t wait for them to finish.

Ma stanet 7ad bch tkamel.

.ما ستنات حد باش تكمل

We waited for the rain to stop.

Stanina lmtar te9ef.

.ستنينا المطر تاقف

They waited for ten minutes.

Stanew 3ashra d9aye9.

.ستناو عشرة دقايق


Related words in Tunisian Arabic

“Wait” (future) in Tunisian Arabic

“Waits” (third-person) in Tunisian Arabic

“Waiting” (present) in Tunisian Arabic

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