“Wants” (third-person) in Tunisian Arabic

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

(m) Y7eb

(f) T7eb

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

يحب (m)

تحب (f)

Listen to these two words pronounced (audio)


Examples in sentences or statements

“He wants pizza.”

Howa y7eb pizza.

.هو يحب بيتزا

“The kid wants ice cream.”

El sghir y7eb glace.

.الصغير يحب ڤلاس

“She wants to buy the shoes.”

Heya t7eb techri sabat.

.هي تحب تشري صباط

“My dog wants water.”

(m) Kalbi y7eb ma.

(f) Kalbti t7eb ma.

.كلبي يحب ماء (m)

.كلبتي تحب ماء (f)

“This family wants to rent a car with diesel.”

El 3ayla hedhi t7eb tekri karhba temchi bel mazout.

.العايلة هاذي تحب تكري كرهبة تمشي بالمازوط


In other Mediterranean languages and dialects

“Wants” (third-person) in Lebanese Arabic

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