“Wear” (future) (verb) in Tunisian Arabic

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

(I) Nelbes

(You) Telbes

(You, plural) Telbsou

(He) Yelbes

(She) Telbes

(We) Nelbsou

(They) Yelbsou

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

نلبس (I)

تلبس (You)

تلبسو (You, plural)

يلبس (He)

تلبس (She)

نلبسو (We)

يلبسو (They)

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Examples in sentences or statements

“I’m going to wear a jacket out.”

Bech nelbes jacket ki nokhrej.

.باش نلبس جاكيت كي نخرج

“I’m not going to wear a jacket.”

Manich bech nelbes jacket.

.منيش باش نلبس جاكيت

“What are you going to wear?”

Chnowa bech telbes?

شنوّا باش تلبس؟

“Are you going to wear that?”

Bech telbes el lebsa hedhika?

باش تلبس اللبسة هاذيكا؟

“Are you going to wear your new dress to the party?”

Bech telbes el rouba mte3ek el jdida lel 7afla?

باش تلبس الروبة متاعك الجديدة للحفلة؟

“What are you two going to wear for dinner tonight?”

Chnowa bech telbsou lel 3che ghodwa?

شنوّا باش تلبسو للعشاء غدوة؟

“He is going to wear a suit for his job interview tomorrow.”

Bech yelbes costume l interview el khedma ghodwa.

.باش يلبس كستوم لأنترفيو الخدمة غدوة

“He’s not going to wear running shoes. He’s putting on sandals right now.”

Mahouch bech yelbes sbedri. 9a3ed yelbes fi sandel.

.مهوش باش يلبس سبادري. قاعد يلبس في صندال

“She is going to wear casual clothes for the party.”

Bech telbes 7weyej casual lel 7afla.

.باش تلبس حوايج كاجول للحفلة

“We’re going to put on comfortable clothes for the movie.”

Bech nelsbou 7weyej merte7in ki bech netfarjou fel film.

.باش نلبسو حوايج مرتاحين كي نتفرجو في الفيلم

“They are going to wear their new hats while out tonight.”

Bech yelbsou chapeauwethom el jdod ki bech yokhrjou el lila.

.باش يلبسو شبّواتهم الجدد كي باش يخرجوالليلة


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