“Was” in Tunisian Arabic

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

(m) Ken

(f) Kenet

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

كان (m)

كانت (f)

Listen to these two words pronounced (audio)


Examples in sentences or statements

“That was fun!”

Ken jaw!

!كان جو

“Yesterday was hot!”

Emes ken s5oun!

!امس كان سخون

“That was a quick flight!”

Kenet re7la sari3a!

!كانت رحلة سريعة

“That was a scary movie!”

Ken film y5awef!

!كان فيلم يخوف

“Your Mom was here earlier.”

Omek kenet houni esse3a chwaya.

.أمك كانت هوني الساعة شوية


This word in other Arabic dialects

“Was” in Lebanese Arabic

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