“A little” in Tunisian Arabic

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


Using the Arabic script, it is written as:


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Examples in sentences or statements

“A little bit of spice, please.”

Chwaya efe7, 3aychek.

 .شويه افاح، 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


Related words & phrases in Tunisian Arabic

“A lot” in Tunisian Arabic

“Small” in Tunisian Arabic

In other Mediterranean languages and dialects

“A little” in Egyptian Arabic

“A little” in Lebanese Arabic

“A little” in Turkish

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