Eat

Eat, (verb), 1- kla.

2- To be good to eat, mliḥ l-l-makla.

3- To eat the whole (sth), kemmel, kla-h kamel.

4- I'll eat my had if, lukan (teṣra kac ḥaǧa), ana maci ṛaǧel/ida ṣrat kac ḥaǧa, ana maci ṛaǧel.


Examples:

Aren't you going to eat your vegetables? - Ma takul-c l-xuḍra taɛ-k?

Because I eat out every day, I miss home cooking. - Ki nakul beṛṛa kul yum, tweḥḥect l-makla taɛ d-daṛ.

Before eating it, cook the meat well. - Qbel ma takul l-lḥem, ṭeyybu mliḥ.

Can I get you something to eat? - Nǧib-lek kac ḥaǧa takul-ha?

Come on, you've got to eat something, Farid. - Ayya ya Farid, lazem takul ḥaǧa.

Did anyone eat with you? - Kac waḥed kla mɛa-k?

Did Farid really expect Karima to eat that much? - Zeɛma Farid kan dayer fi bal-u belli Karima takul gaɛ had c-ci?

Did you eat much? - Klit bezzaf?

Does Farid eat meat? - Farid yakul l-lḥem?

Don't eat raw meat. - Ma takul-c l-lḥem l-xḍer.

Don't just eat fish. Eat meat, too. - Ma takul-c ɣir l-ḥut. Kul l-lḥem tani.

Do you feel like having a bite to eat? - Ma ṛa-k ḥayeb takul ḥaǧa?

Do you guys want to eat here? - Ṛa-kum ḥabbin taklu hna ya ǧmaɛa?

Do you have time to eat? - Ɛend-k cwiyya weqt bac takul?

Do you want to eat something? - Takul ḥaǧa?

Eat all your spinach! - Kul gaɛ s-selq taɛ-k!

Eating too much fat is supposed to cause heart disease. - Ki yakul l-waḥed bezzaf c-cḥem, ṛa-hu ṛayeḥ yemreḍ qelb-u.

Eat your veggies. - Kul l-xuḍra taɛ-k.

Even if you're hungry, you must eat slowly. - Wa lukan ṛa-k ǧiɛan, lazem takul b-l-ɛqel.

Everybody is in the other room eating. - Ṛa-hum gaɛ f l-bit l-uxra yaklu.

Everyone's eating. - Ṛa-hum gaɛ yaklu.

Farid always eats fruit for breakfast. - Farid daymen yakul l-fakya f l-fṭur taɛ ṣ-ṣbaḥ.

Farid and Karima are eating breakfast. - Farid u Karima ṛa-hum yaklu f-l-fṭur taɛ ṣ-ṣbaḥ.

Farid apparently doesn't eat meat. - Ɛla ḥsab c-cufa, Farid ma yakul-c l-lḥem.

Farid can eat anything she wants. - Farid yeqder yakul gaɛ wac iḥebb.

Farid can't eat this. - Farid ma yeqder-c yakul hada.

Farid didn't actually want to eat with us, did he? - F ṣ-ṣeḥḥ, Farid ma kan-c ḥayeb yakul mɛa-na, wella lala?

Farid didn't eat any meat. - Farid ma kla-c gaɛ l-lḥem.

Farid eats breakfast every morning at six o'clock. - Farid yakul l-fṭur taɛ ṣ-ṣbaḥ kul yum ɛel s-setta.

Farid got mercury poisoning from eating canned tuna every day. - Farid tsemmem men z-zaweq xaṭer kan yakul kul yum ṭ-ṭun taɛ l-bwaṭa.

Farid hardly ever eats cucumbers. - Farid qrib ma yakul-c gaɛ l-xyar.

Farid is buying something to eat. - Farid ṛa-hu yecri ḥaǧa yakul-ha.

Farid isn't the only one who doesn't have enough money to buy something to eat. - Maci ɣir Farid lli ma ɛend-u-c d-dṛahem bac yecri wac yakul.

Farid's still eating. - Farid mazal-u yakul.

Farid seldom, if ever, eats meat anymore. - Farid wella qlil wella ɣir jami yakul l-lḥem.

Farid told Karima that she shouldn't eat the moldy bread on the table. - Farid qal l-Karima belli ma lazem-c takul hadak l-xubz l-mzenǧeṛ lli ṛa-hu ɛel ṭ-ṭabla.

Farid was hoping to earn enough to buy something to eat. - Farid kan ḥayeb yerbeḥ wac yekfi-h bac yecri wac yakul.

Farid is eating. - Farid ṛa-hu yakul.

Farid is eating breakfast with his family. - Farid ṛa-hu yakul l-fṭur taɛ ṣ-ṣbaḥ mɛa familet-u.

Farid isn't supposed to be eating in the classroom, is he? - Farid ma lazem-c yakul f l-klaṣa, wella lala?

Farid is unlikely to eat much. - Makanc cekk belli Farid ma ṛa-hu-c ṛayeḥ yakul bezzaf.

Farid may eat whatever he wants to. - Farid yeqder yakul wac iḥebb.

Farid often eats breakfast at a diner. - Farid mḍari yakul l-fṭur taɛ-u taɛ ṣ-ṣbaḥ f waḥed l-fastfud.

Farid often eats more than Karima does. - Farid, f l-ketṛa, yakul kteṛ men Karima.

Farid promised Karima that he'd eat whatever she cooked. - Farid wɛed Karima belli iwelli yakul gaɛ wac tṭeyyeb.

Farid promised Karima he'd eat everything on his plate. - Farid wɛed Karima bac yakul gaɛ wac kan f ṭ-ṭebsi taɛ-u.

Farid said he doesn't eat pork anymore. - Farid qal belli wella ma yakul-c lḥem l-ḥelluf.

Farid said he can't eat that much food by himself. - Farid qal belli ma yeqder-c yakul gaɛ hadik l-makla weḥd-u.

Farid said he didn't have anything to eat. - Farid qal belli ma ɛend-u ḥetta ḥaǧa yakul-ha.

Farid said he needed money so he could buy something to eat. - Farid qal belli yesḥeqq d-dṛahem bac yecri ḥaǧa yakul-ha.

Farid said he'd rather not eat now. - Farid qal belli ifeḍḍel ma yakul-c duṛk.

Farid said Karima seldom eats bean sprouts. - Farid qal belli Karima qlil win takul l-bṛaɛem taɛ l-lubya.

Farid said Karima should eat more fruit. - Farid qal belli Karima lazem takel l-fakya kteṛ.

Farid said that the two of us should eat together. - Farid qal belli ana u iyya-h lazem naklu kifkif.

Farid says he and Karima seldom eat out together. - Farid qal belli huwa u Karima qlil win yaklu beṛṛa kifkif.

Farid says Karima often eats bananas. - Farid qal belli Karima takul bezzaf l-banan.

Farid says that he doesn't want to eat anything. - Farid qal belli ma ṛa-hu ḥayeb yakul walu.

Farid's mother forced him to eat his vegetables. - Yemmat Farid seyyfet ɛel-ih yakul l-xuḍra taɛ-u.

Farid told Karima he wanted something to eat. - Farid qal l-Karima belli ḥebb yakul ḥaǧa.

Farid told Karima not to eat the ham in the fridge. - Farid qal l-Karima ma takul-c hadak jambun lli ṛa-hu f l-frijidir.

Farid told me that I shouldn't eat that. - Farid qal-li belli ma lazem-c nakul hada.

Farid tried to get Karima to eat something. - Farid seyya iqenneɛ Karima takul kac ḥaǧa.

Farid usually eats breakfast with his family. - Farid mwalef yakul l-fṭur taɛ ṣ-ṣbaḥ mɛa familet-u.

Farid was eating the leftovers. - Farid kan yakul f l-makla lli bqat.

Farid was so loaded with work that he would forget to eat. - Men ketṛet kan Farid mecɣul ḥettan kan l-makla u yensa yakul-ha.

Farid won't eat anything I cook for him. - Farid ma yakul ḥetta ḥaǧa nṭeyyeb-ha-lu.

Farid will probably feel better once he gets something to eat. - Makanc cekk belli Farid ṛa-hu ṛayeḥ yetḥessen ki yakul cwiyya.

Farid wouldn't allow me to eat anything. - Farid ma ixelli-ni nakul walu.

Father doesn't eat dessert. - Baba ma yakul-c d-disir.

Frogs eat insects. - L-ǧṛanat yaklu l-bɛaɛec.

Generally speaking, Westerners don't eat fish raw. - B-ṣifa ɛamma, l-Ɣerbiyyin ma yaklu-c l-ḥut xḍer.

Generally we all eat together at the table. - F l-ɛada, naklu gaɛ kifkif f ṭ-ṭabla.

He doesn't eat anything except fruit. - Ma yakul walu menɣir l-fakya.

He only eats fish because he's a cat. - Huwa yakul l-ḥut ɛlaxaṭer qeṭṭ.

He'd prefer not to eat that. - Huwa ifeḍḍel ma yakul-c had c-ci.

He who doesn't work, should also not eat! - Lli ma yexdem-c, ma lazem-c yakul!

How am I supposed to eat? - Kifac lazem nakul?

How many pieces of toast did you eat? - Cḥal men ṭusṭa klit?

How often do you eat with Farid? - Cḥal men xeṭra mwalef takul mɛa Farid?

I'm eating cereal. - Ṛa-ni nakul f s-siriyal.

I'm eating out this evening. - Ṛa-ni ṛayeḥ nakul beṛṛa l-ɛciyya.

I'm not in a mood to eat right now. - Ma ɛend-i-c gusṭu bac nakul duṛk.

I'm ready to eat a horse. - Lukan nelqa ɛud, nakul-u.

I'm sure Farid won't eat that much? - Ṛa-ni metḥeqq belli Farid ma ṛa-hu-c ṛayeḥ yakul gaɛ had c-ci.

I bet my friend $100 that he wouldn't eat a live cockroach. I lost! - Txaṭert mɛa ṣaḥeb-i b-myat dulaṛ belli ma yeqder-c yakul grellu ḥeyy u xsert.

I can't decide what to eat for lunch. - Ma qdert-c nefri-ha wac nakul f l-fṭur.

I can't eat this much food. - Ma neqder-c nakul gaɛ had l-makla.

I didn't eat anything. - Ma klit walu.

I didn't eat it. - Ma klit-u-c.

I didn't have time to eat breakfast this morning. - Ma kfani-c l-weqt nakul l-fṭur taɛ ṣ-ṣbaḥ l-yum.

I don't want to eat this. - Ma ṛa-ni-c ḥayeb nakul hada.

I eat breakfast there, most of the time. - L-temm lli nakul l-fṭur taɛ-i taɛ ṣ-ṣbaḥ.

I eat sunflower seeds all day. - Ana nakul z-zerriɛa taɛ newwaṛ c-cems nhaṛ kamel.

I just want to get something to eat. - Ḥebbit beṛk nǧib ḥaǧa nakul-ha.

I can't sleep or eat. - Ma neqder nerqed wala nakul.

I didn't eat much. - Ma klit-c bezzaf.

I don't eat beef. - Ma nakul-c l-lḥem taɛ l-beqri.

I don't often eat deep-fried food. - Ma nakul-c bezzaf l-makla l-meqliyya mliḥ.

I eat only what I want to eat. - Ana nakul ɣir wac nḥebb.

I feel like eating something that isn't sweet. - Tcehhit nakul ḥaǧa maci ḥluwwa.

I feel sleepy as soon as I finish eating supper. - Ɣir nkemmel l-ɛca, nebda nenɛes.

If you are hungry, you can eat the bread. - Ida ṛa-k ǧiɛan, teqder takul hadak l-xubz.

If you eat any cake, I'll whip you. - Lukan takul kac gaṭu, nceḥḥeṭ-k.

If you keep eating like this your body will burst open. - Lukan tkemmel takul hakda, ṛa-k ṛayeḥ teṭṭerṭeg.

If you're not going to eat those, can I? - Ida ma takul-c haduk, maɛlic nakul-hum?

I have plenty of things to eat in the pantry. - Ɛend-i f l-bifi bezzaf ḥwayeǧ nakul-hum.

I like to eat chocolate flavored ice cream. - Ana nḥebb nakul l-mtellǧat taɛ c-cikula.

I know you'd like something to eat. - Ɛlabal-i ṛa-k ṛayeḥ tetcehha kac ḥaǧa takul-ha.

I made Farid eat it. - Qult l-Farid yakul-u. ~

I only eat kosher food. - Ana nakul ɣir l-makla taɛ l-kucir.

I saw a photo of a 10-foot python eating a crocodile. - Ceft teṣwira taɛ piṭun taɛ 10 qdam yakul f-waḥed t-timsaḥ.

Is it safe to eat cockroaches? - Maci xaṭer lukac yakul l-waḥed l-grelluwat?

I think there are many who binge eat from stress. - Cekkit belli kayen bezzaf nas yaklu ḥettan yeggelfɛu ɛla ǧal s-stras.

I thought we came in here to eat. - Ɛembal-i dxelna l-hna bac naklu.

It's OK not to eat it. - Maɛlic ida ma klit-u-c.

I very seldom eat breakfast. - Ana qlil mliḥ win nakul l-fṭur taɛ ṣ-ṣbaḥ.

I'd like something to eat. - Ḥebbit nakul kac ḥaǧa.

I'd rather eat alone. - Nakul weḥd-i xir.

It looks like Farid is eating right now. - Yeḍher-li belli Farid ṛa-hu yakul duṛk.

It would be better if you would eat more. - Mliḥ lukan tzid takul kteṛ.

I usually eat three times a day. - Ana mwalef nakul telt xeṭrat f n-nhaṛ.

I want to eat apple pie. - Ḥebbit nakul ṭarṭa taɛ t-teffaḥ.

I want to eat something good. - Ḥebbit nakul ḥaǧa mliḥa.

I want to eat with you. - Ḥebbit nakul mɛa-k.

I wasn't able to eat as much I wanted to. - Ma qdert-c nakul qedd ma kunt ḥayeb.

I'll eat after that. - Ṛa-ni ṛayeḥ nakul muṛ had c-cɣel.

I'll see about getting you something to eat. - Ncuf kifac nḍebber-lek kac ḥaǧa takul-ha.

I would rather not eat the same food again today. - Xir ma nɛawed-c nakul-c l-yum wac klit l-bareḥ.

Karima knows you didn't eat the cake she baked for you. - Karima ɛlabal-ha belli ma klit-c l-gaṭu lli daret-hu-lek.

Let me get us something to eat. - Xelli-ni nǧib ḥaǧa naklu-ha.

Let's not eat right now. - Ayyaw ma naklu-c duṛk.

Man doesn't eat man. - L-ɛebd ma yakul-c l-ɛebd.

May I eat this bread? - Neqder nakul had l-xubz?

Mother insists that I should eat more vegetables. - Yemma tsemmeṭ ɛel-iyya bac nakul l-xuḍra kteṛ.

My weight stays the same no matter how much I eat. - Wac nakul, l-mizan taɛ-i ireyyeḥ huwa, huwa.

Please give Farid something to eat. - Men feḍl-k, medd l-Farid kac ḥaǧa yakul-ha.

Please wash your hands before you eat. - Men feḍl-k, ɣsel yeddi-k qbel ma takul.

She eats but very little. - Hiya takul cwiyya beṛk.

She kept on talking while eating. - Kemmlet tehdeṛ u takul.

She refused to eat her lunch. - Ma ḥebbet-c takul l-fṭur taɛ-ha.

Tell me what you eat, I will tell you who you are. - Qul-li wac takul, nqul-lek wac tkun.

Tell me which bread you want to eat. - Qul-li wac men xubz ṛa-k ḥayeb takul.

That boy doesn't eat. - Hadak l-wled ma yakul-c.

That food is so bad that I wouldn't dream of eating it. - Hadik l-makla men ketṛet maci mliḥ ḥettan ma nakul-ha-c wa lukan f mnam-i.

The best way to lose weight is to eat properly and get a lot of exercise. - Ṭ-ṭariqa l-mxeyyra gaɛ bac ineqqes l-waḥed l-mizan hiyya ki yakul b-ṭariqa mnasba u idir bezzaf r-riyaḍa.

The child is eating meat. - Hadak ṭ-ṭfel ṛa-hu yakul f l-lḥem.

There's nothing to eat in the kitchen. - Makanc ḥetta ḥaǧa naklu-ha f l-kuzina.

Those without knowledge can do nothing, and those who can do nothing can eat nothing. - Lli ma ɛend-hum-c l-ɛilm ma yeqqedru idiru walu, u lli ma yeqqedru idiru walu, ma yeqqedru yaklu walu.

Today, for the first time in a week, Farid was allowed to eat solid food. - L-yum, u l-l-meṛṛa l-ewwla f s-smana, xellaw Farid yakul makla yabsa.

Wash your hands and then eat. - Ɣsel yeddi-k umbeɛd kul.

Wash your hands before eating. - Ɣsel yeddi-k qbel ma takul.

We're running out of things to eat. - Bda yexlaṣ-lna wac naklu.

We eat eggs. - Ḥna naklu l-biḍ.

We've been eating a lot of beans lately. - Wellina naklu bezzaf l-ful had l-wqat l-exraniyyin.

We need to eat. - Lazem naklu.

We might as well go ahead and eat. - U neqqedru tani naklu.

We should eat together. - Lazem naklu kifkif.

What are some foods you usually eat with a knife and fork? - Ddekṛu ci mwakel mwalfin taklu-hum b-l-mus u l-ferciṭa.

What did you eat in the morning? - Wac klit ṣ-ṣbaḥ?

What does Farid usually eat? - Wac mwalef yakul Farid?

What do you have to eat? I'm hungry. - Wac ɛend-k naklu-h? Ṛa-ni ǧiɛan.

What do you want to eat? - Wac ḥebbit takul?

What is he eating? - Wac ṛa-hu yakul?

What'll you eat for dinner tonight? - Wac ṛa-k ṛayeḥ takul f l-ɛca l-yum?

Where do you usually eat? - Win mwalef takul?

Why don't we go out to eat? - Ɛlac ma nexxerǧu-c naklu?

Won't you eat lunch with me? - Ma tefṭer-c mɛa-ya?

Work quickly, eat slowly. - Xdem b-z-zerba u kul b-l-ɛqel.

Wouldn't it be better to eat now? - Maci xir lukan naklu duṛk?

Would you like to get something to eat? It's on me. - Takul ḥaǧa? Men ɛend-i.

Would you like to go out and get something to eat? - Ḥebbit texreǧ tecri ḥaǧa takul-ha?

Would you like to eat something? - Takul kac ḥaǧa?

You're too skinny! You need to eat more. - Ṛa-k rqiq bezzaf. Lazem takul kteṛ.

You don't have to eat. - Maci bessif ɛel-i-k takul.

You have to pay special attention to what you eat and drink. - Lazem tentbeh mliḥ l-wac takul u tecṛeb.

You should cut up your meat before you eat it. - Lazem tqeṭṭeɛ l-lḥem taɛ-k bac takul-u.

You should eat vegetables and fruit at least three times a day. - Lazem takul l-xuḍra u l-fakya, ɛel aqell, telt xeṭrat f n-nhaṛ.


Examples (I'll eat my hat):

I'll eat my hat if my candidate does not win the election. - Ida ma rbeḥ-c l-metṛecceḥ taɛ-i, ana maci ṛaǧel.


Examples (to be good to eat):

This berry is good to eat. - Had l-fakya ṣ-ṣɣira mliḥa l-l-makla.

This mushroom is not good to eat. - Had l-fiṭr maci mliḥ l-l-makla.


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