“Wraps” (third-person) in Tunisian Arabic

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

(m) Yghallef

(f) Tghallef

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

يغلّف (m)

 تغلّف (f)

Listen to these two words pronounced (audio)


Examples in sentences or statements


“My husband wraps Christmas gifts every year.”

Rajli yghallef les cadeaux mta3 Noel kol 3am.

.راجلي يغلّف لي كادو متع نويل كل عام

“My wife wraps dishes in newspapers whenever we move.”

Marti tghallef l me3oun fel jarayed kol man7awlou.

.مرتي تغلّف الماعون في الجرايد كل مانحوّلو

“He wraps tightly.”

Yekbes ki yghallef.

.يكبس كي يغلّف

“She wraps gifts beautifully.”

Tghallef les cadeaux bel mezyen.

.تغلّف لي كادو بالمزيان

“My sister wraps her notebooks in colourful covers.”

O5ti tghallef krares’ha b ghlefet mlawnin.

.أختي تغلّف كرارسها بغلافات ملوّنين


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