“A little” in Tunisian Arabic

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In Tunisian Arabic, “A little” is written using the Latin script as:

Chwaya

In Tunisian Arabic, using the Arabic script, it is written as:

شويه

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Examples in sentences or statements

“A little bit of spice, please.”

Chwaya Efe7, 3aychek.

 .شويه فحات، يعيشك

“Just a little sugar in the tea, please.”

Chwaya sokr fel tey, 3aychek.

 .شويه سكر في التاي، عيشك

 

“Please cut the hair only a little.”

3aychek، 9osli chwaya men cha3ri.

 .عيشك قصلي شويه من شعري

 

A little further and we’ll be there.

Akther chwaya wnkounou ghadi.

 .اكثر شويه ونكونو غادي

“I speak a little French and Italian.”

Nahki chwaya francais witalian.

 .نحكي شويه فرنسي و اطالي

This word in other Arabic dialects

“A little” in Tunisian Arabic

 

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