“Wishes” (third-person) in Tunisian Arabic

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

(m) Yetmana

(f) Tetmana

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

يتمنى (m)

تتمنى (f)

Listen to these two words pronounced (audio)


Examples in sentences or statements


“He wishes for success every year.”

Yetmana enje7 kol 3am.

.يتمنى النجاح كل عام


“My son wishes for gifts from Santa.”

Weldi yetmana yjiweh cadouwet men 3and papa noel.

.ولدي يتمنى يجيوه كادوات من عند بابا نوال


“She always wishes him good luck.”

Dima tetmanelou ezhar.

.ديما تتمنالو الزهر


“The football team wishes for victory.”

Equipe el foot tetmana ereb7.

.ايكيب الفوت تتمنى الربح


“Everyone wishes for happiness.”

Enes lkol tetmana esa3ada.

.الناس الكل تتمنى السعادة

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