“Wrote” (past) (verb) in Tunisian Arabic

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

(I) Ktebt

(You) Ktebt

(You, plural) Ktebtou

(He) Kteb

(She) Ketbet

(We) Ktebna

(They) Ketbou

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

كتبت (I)

كتبت (You)

كتبتو (You, plural)

كتب (He)

كتبت (She)

كتبنا (We)

كتبو (They)

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Examples in sentences or statements

(Editor’s note: In one or more of the following statements, the word “Wrote” is replaced with an applicable word or words to keep the statement colloquial but to maintain the meaning of “Wrote” (“Write” in the past participle.).)
I wrote it down.



I didn’t write it down.



I wrote a lot in that class.

Ktebt barcha fel 7essa hedhika.

.كتبت برشا في الحصّة هاذيكا

Did you write down the recipe?

Ktebt el recette?

كتبت الروسات؟

Did you two write down what the homework instructions were?

Ktebtou el ta3limet mta3 el drous?

كتبتو التعليمات متاع الدروس؟

He wrote an entire essay last night.

Kteb mawdhou3 keml lbera7.

.كتب موضوع كامل البارح

She wrote out her thoughts in her journal.

Ketbet afkarha fi el moudhakra mte3ha.

.كتبت أفكارها في المذكرة متاعها

We wrote the directions to the residence down.

Ktebna fi war9a el thneya eli twasel lel i9ama.

.كتبنا في ورقة الثنيّة الّي توصّل للاقامة

They wrote everything we need to complete assembling the shelf on this piece of paper.

Ketbou fi el war9a hedhi kol chay nest7a9ou na3rfouh bech nkamlou nrakbou el raf.

.كتبو في الورقة هاذي كل شي نستحقو نعرفوه باش نكملو نركبو الرّف


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